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Hamilton drives Newey Ferrari rumours wild after telling reaction

Hamilton drives Newey Ferrari rumours wild after telling reaction

Hamilton drives Newey Ferrari rumours wild after telling reaction

Hamilton drives Newey Ferrari rumours wild after telling reaction

Lewis Hamilton has reacted to Adrian Newey’s departure from Red Bull in the wake of rumours linking him to Ferrari.

It was officially confirmed on Wednesday that the legendary engineer will leave the Milton Keynes-based squad in the first quarter of 2025.

READ MORE: Red Bull CONFIRM Newey departure and when he’ll leave

His decision comes after reports that he is dissatisfied with Red Bull and the current power struggle within the team, created by the ongoing drama surrounding Christian Horner.

Newey has spent 18 years of his illustrious career with the defending champions and has designed the cars that won seven drivers’ world championships with Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen, as well as six constructors’ titles.

Adrian Newey will leave Red Bull in 2025
Newey has been with the team since 2006

Hamilton: It would be a privilege to work with Newey

Speculation is rife as to where the 65-year-old will end up next, with Ferrari and Aston Martin heavily linked.

Hamilton, who will join the Maranello squad next year on a multi-year deal, spoke with the media in Miami about Newey’s exit from Red Bull.

When asked if he would like to work with Newey at Ferrari, the seven-time champion responded: “Very much!", before delivering a coy smile.

READ MORE: Lawyers involved as Newey aims to work for Red Bull rival ASAP'

Lewis Hamilton will join Ferrari in 2025

“Adrian’s known for, he’s got such a great history, track record. He’s obviously, just done an amazing job through his career and engaging with teams and the knowledge that he has. I think he’d be an amazing addition.

“I think they’ve [Ferrari] already got a great team, they’re already making huge progress and strides forwards. They’re car’s quicker this year, but yeah, it would be a privilege to work with him.”

Asked if he would like to work with someone of Newey’s experience on a personal note, Hamilton could not hide his smile as he said: “Very!”

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