The 39-year-old doesn't seem to have lost his appetite for the sport, and his new contract means that he will race at least two more seasons in F1 as he attempts to become the first driver to reach eight world championships.
Hamilton has started thinking about his life beyond F1, however, and recently revealed how he wants to star in a Top Gun film alongside Tom Cruise, and go to space with acquaintance Elon Musk.
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