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Lewis Hamilton Did Not Demand No.1 Mercedes Status in Contract, Says Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff has quashed rumours suggesting Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton has demanded No. 1 status in the team as part of his new contract. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports' Craig Slater, the Silver Arrows chief has insisted that there are other factors preventing the two parties finally agreeing on an extension and that it has nothing to do with the world champion demanding certain privileges: That’s not the case – and he wouldn’t ask for that clause because that is not what we do and I think he appreciates how we manage the team and give both drivers equal status. It is down to the detail. We have discussed and negotiated for a long time. We have sorted out the main terms since a couple of months al...

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