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Lewis Hamilton Reveals Mercedes Contract Delay, Labels Talks ‘Pain in Backside’

Lewis Hamilton has admitted representing himself in contract negotiations with Mercedes is a "pain in the backside."As reported by Pete Gill and William Esler of Sky Sports, the Formula One champion now thinks it is "unlikely" an extension will be agreed in time for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. Although a deal has been "agreed in principle," per Gill and Esler, Hamilton suggests the delay may come from opting to sort things himself:Obviously at the last race I said it would be done within a week, this is my first time negotiating myself and you don’t know how many times I’ve had to read about 80 pages—it is so much reading and it is all in lawyer jargon. So it has been a quite a pain in the backside to be honest.The Britis...

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