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Lewis Hamilton Ferrari F1 contract details LEAKED in team error

Lewis Hamilton Ferrari F1 contract details LEAKED in team error
Lewis Hamilton Ferrari F1 contract details LEAKED in team error

Lewis Hamilton will continue racing until at least 2027, Ferrari boss Fred Vasseur has said.

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Hamilton will drive for Ferrari in 2025leaving the Mercedes team he had driven for since 2013.

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The 39-year-old took part in his last British Grand Prix last weekend with Mercedes, taking a record ninth victory at the circuit.

Hamilton is generally regarded as one of the best F1 drivers of all timeand travels to Maranello in a final attempt to win his eighth world title.

Lewis Hamilton won the 2024 British Grand Prix in his final race at Silverstone with Mercedes
Ferrari boss Fred Vasseur appears to have revealed details about Lewis Hamilton’s contract

How long will Hamilton race?

Now details of Hamilton’s Ferrari contract appear to have been revealed by accident, due to an error by Ferrari team boss Vasseur.

In an interview with The Financial Times, Vasseur said: “Lewis was an important symbol because it sends a positive message to the paddock for the future of the team.

“He had to make a choice: ‘Where do I have the best chance of winning the world championship in 2025, ’26, ’27?’ And he said: ‘Ferrari’.”

Hamilton’s contract was originally expected until the end of 2026but Vasseur has now indicated that he will still race for Ferrari in 2027.

If Hamilton were still racing for the Scuderia in 2027, he would be 42, the same age as current Aston Martin superstar Fernando Alonso.

Whether the British icon can continue racing after 2027 has yet to be confirmed, as Hamilton himself admitting he was considering retirement during his difficult last years at Mercedes.

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