Formula 1: Delaying Lewis Hamilton's contract negotiations until season's end 'is what we agreed,' says Toto Wolff
Speaking at the Turkish Grand Prix, where Hamilton is seeking to seal a record-equalling seventh drivers' world championship, the Austrian also heaped praise on the Briton's ambition and commitment.
Formula 1 2020: George Russell gets backing of Lewis Hamilton, Romain Grosjean after safety car crash in Imola
Russell was 10th and likely to claim his first point in F1 and Williams' of the season when he lost control of his car
Lewis Hamilton says 'no guarantee' he will remain in Formula 1 next year with Mercedes contract expiring
Speaking during a post-race news conference, the six-time world champion told reporters there was "no guarantee" that he would continue and added that "there's a lot that excites me with the after-life – time will tell!"
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton wins in Imola to hand Mercedes record seventh straight constructors' title
Formula 1 takes a break next weekend before returning for the Turkish Grand Prix on 15 November where Hamilton could wrap up a record-equalling seventh drivers' crown.
Racing on the track where his childhood idol Ayrton Senna lost his life, Hamilton finished 0.097 seconds behind Bottas' time of 1 minute, 13.609 seconds.
Ferrari team chief Mattia Binotto spoke of how Vettel reacted: "Did Seb get in the way? No. He did not hang up the phone...He was never negative – instead he was pro-active and he was a very respectable person."
Formula 1 2020: Emilia-Romagna GP to be held behind closed doors in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions
Regional authorities had been hoping to allow half the 13,000 spectators initially planned but this was not possible under tightened COVID-19 restrictions, Gazzetta Dello Sport reported on Wednesday.