It is now a given: Lewis Hamilton will wear red from 2025 onwardshaving now formalized his contract with Ferrari. After 11 seasons with MercedesThe British 7k world champion will make the transition from Brackley in the Maranello.
Many said a lot about this transfer, but he himself had not made any statement about it, at least not until now. THE Hamilton made a lengthy post on his social media accountsexplaining, among other things, that to drive for the Ferrari This is a his childhood dream:
“The last few days have been crazy and filled with many different emotions. But as you all know by now, after 11 amazing years with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team, it is time for me to start a new chapter in my life and I will be moving to Scuderia Ferrari in 2025.
“I feel particularly lucky that, after having achieved so much with Mercedes that I could only dream of as a child, I can now have the opportunity to fulfill another childhood dream of mine. To drive in the red of Ferrari.»
It’s been a crazy few days which have been filled with a whole range of emotions.
But as you all now know, after an incredible 11 years at Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team, the time has come for me to start a new chapter in my life and I will be joining Scuderia Ferrari in 2025.
— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) February 3, 2024
Continuing, Mr 39 year old pilot thanked the people at the team factory, the This is Wolff, “for his friendship, guidance and leadership,” as well as him Niki Laudawho, according to him, “He was a huge supporter and I continue to miss him every day.”
He finished by assuring both the team and his fans that continues to be focused on the coming year:
“However, right now, I'm not thinking about 2025. I am focusing on the upcoming season and driving with Mercedes. I'm more motivated than ever, I'm in better shape than ever and I'm more focused than ever and I want to help Mercedes win again. I am 100% committed to the job at hand and determined to complete my collaboration with the team in the best possible way.”
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