LEWIS HAMILTON will NOT drive for Ferrari in Formulation One resulting from a conflict of ‘values’.
A record-equalling seven world titles have been gained by the Brit, 35, in a profession with motor racing giants McLaren and Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton has insisted he doesn’t need a transfer to FerrariCredit score: Reuters
Many followers of the Prancing Horse would like to see Hamilton wear red before he retires from F1.
However he isn’t invigorated a couple of potential transfer – regardless of being a ‘Ferrari fan’.
Hamilton informed GQ: “That’s not going to occur. The Ferrari factor isn’t going to occur… I believe.
“I’ve all the time been constructive about Ferrari. I watched Michael [Schumacher] win there. I’ve all the time been a Ferrari fan.
“I bear in mind one of many first automobiles I ever purchased was a Ferrari. And I believe it’s a vastly iconic group and model, significantly.
“I believe the group has, in my time frame… There have been issues I’ve seen that I don’t essentially really feel mirror my values and my strategy.
“Nevertheless, it’s a group that each driver, I believe, has dreamed of what it might be like to sit down within the pink cockpit.
“No disrespect to them, however once I cease I wish to work with Mercedes in serving to them be even higher within the outdoors world.
“You realize, they’ll all the time have stunning automobiles, however how can we be a extra various trade?”
Hamilton, nonetheless but to agree a brand new Mercedes contract for subsequent 12 months, has turn out to be an even greater advocate for racial diversity in motor racing in 2020.
Usually donning the Black Lives Matter emblem across the paddock, he efficiently persuaded Mercedes to adopt a black livery for the current campaign.
After capturing his seventh world crown, he despatched a heartfelt message to any children watching who hoped to match his inexorable rise.
He declared: “That is for all the youngsters on the market that dream the inconceivable. You are able to do it too, man. I consider in you.”
There have been requires Hamilton to receive a knighthood in honour of his gorgeous profession – a prospect the champ is remaining modest about.
Hamilton has elevated his calls for for racial range in motor racingCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
The Mercedes man has gone toe-to-toe with Ferrari for his whole profession on the observeCredit score: Getty – Pool
He added: “My granddad served within the Second World Conflict – I’ve received all his medals – and I used to be so proud to see Captain Sir Tom get his knighthood this 12 months.
“I believe the unsung heroes are those that deserve these items.
“If I’m at some point honoured, I don’t suppose it’s one thing I’d say no to, but it surely’s not a difficulty for me proper now.”