World champion Lewis Hamilton wants to remain active in Formula 1 for a few more years. The Mercedes driver still feels physically and mentally "fantastic" at the age of 34.
"I still enjoy racing and have no plans to stop soon," said the Briton Friday told Sky Sports. "I still have a lot to achieve in this sport."
"I can imagine few to be honest, when I hear that other drivers to stop. I really love the challenge."
With a lead of 62 points on his teammate Valtteri Bottas and 69 on Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, Hamilton is fast on his way to his sixth world title. This brings the record of seven championships which in the name of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher in sight.
With eight wins in twelve Grands Prix is Hamilton this year unapproachable. "However, there can be achieve even more, and even more to gain., Both on the track and next to it."
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Hamilton seems open to a new contract
The Hamilton contract with Mercedes continues until the end of 2020 and the 81-time Grand Prix winner seems to be open to a longer stay with the team he has been driving since 2013.
"It's been a great trip. I look forward to see what we can achieve together even more," said Hamilton.
Although Hamilton will start the second half of the season at Circuit Spa-Francorchamps with a big lead in a week, he is not completely confident yet.
"Ferrari has a good car, although they are not fast on every track this year. Red Bull has done its car really well in the last races and with the engine they have also taken a big step forward," says the Brit.