‘McLaren up Hamilton offer’

Date published: September 27 2012

McLaren are determined to hang onto Lewis Hamilton and the team have reportedly increased their contract offer to the 2008 World Champion…

McLaren are determined to hang onto Lewis Hamilton and the team have reportedly increased their contract offer to the 2008 World Champion.

Hamilton, whose deal with the Woking squad runs out at the end of the season, he has been strongly linked with a move to Mercedes with many claiming the German manufacturer are offering him a lot more cash than his current team.

The 27-year-old refused to discuss his future during the Singapore Grand Prix, but he is expected to make an announcement in the coming days.

McLaren’s executives were in Singapore over the weekend and media reports suggest they have upped their offer.

Hamilton’s current five-year deal is worth about