Lewis Hamilton is back – and brought his new, silver company car. The Formula 1 record world champion took part on Friday at the presentation of the Mercedes W13 for the upcoming season, about four weeks before the Grand Prix in Bahrain he also scattered the last doubts about the continuation of his career.

“I never said that I stop, I love what I do here,” said Hamilton in his first public appearance with the team since the defeat in the World Cup final 2021 stages against Max: “It was obviously a difficult phase, and I needed time to go back a step, time with the family. Then the point where I wanted to resume. “

Red-bull pilot stood at the last race of last season only due to an unusual rule design of the race management getting the chance for an attack in the last round – and used it.

The Dutcher crowned the world champion for the first time, Hamilton went out empty and then moved back to the public for quite a while. This fumbled speculation around an abrupt end of his career.

In response to the events of the Final Final, the World Association of Fia decided on Thursday of this week’s drastic changes. The controversial Renkirector Michael Masi lost his post, and the future renningirectors are supported by a central command center similar to the video wizard in football.

The fact that Mercedes could have built up with a view of the Personality Masi Print, Toto Wolff rejected: “Changes in the structure were necessary,” said the Mercedes Sportschief: “The decisions in the last season have polarized very much. But personnel changes are based solely The FIA. ” The new Union President Mohammed Ben Sulayem Lasse “Do not rewind”.

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“I have not experienced such a rule change,” Hamilton said, “That’s the most exciting time of my career, it’s like my first year.” Unlike in previous years, when Mercedes sent a black car into the race, the W13 returns to the track again with silver painting.