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SA racing legend Gugu Zulu would have turned 41 today

One of South Africa's most successful motorsport driver's Gugu Zulu would have celebrated his 41st birthday today. We take a look at his career highlights.

8 fast cats score trophies at #JaguarSHC

The 10th Jaguar Simola Hillclimb was a successful affair for Team Jaguar, with a total of eight podium finishes for all eight entries across various categories.

Mercedes deciding announce date for Hamilton contract

2018-06-27 08:51

Image: AFP / Gerard Julien

Mercedes is simply determining the right time to announce Lewis Hamilton's new contract.

Multiple media sources are now reporting that Lewis Hamilton has finally put pen to paper on a new $45-million per year deal for 2019 and 2020.

One big family

"Mercedes has become like my family. There is no reason to change," the quadruple world champion told Sport Bild.

READ: 'Mercedes chiefs want me to stay' - Lewis Hamilton

A new contract for Valtteri Bottas will then follow, with Sport Bild reporting that Hamilton requested that the Finn stay as well.

The German source said the only outstanding matter is Mercedes' deliberations about when to announce the contract.

It is believed the announcement will be made either ahead of Hamilton's home race at Silverstone on 8 July, or Mercedes' home race at Hockenheim two weeks later.

"It's all about the right time for the announcement," Wolff confirmed.

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