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Hamilton opens up on shock Ferrari move

Hamilton opens up on shock Ferrari move

Hamilton opens up on shock Ferrari move

Hamilton opens up on shock Ferrari move

Lewis Hamilton has finally broken his silence over his stunning move to Ferrari, announced last week.

It was revealed on Thursday that Hamilton will leave Mercedes after the upcoming season, ending a staggeringly successful decade plus with the team.

In that time, the 39-year-old secured six of his seven world championships and broke numerous records such as most wins, pole positions and podium finishes in F1 history.

The move has completely shocked the world of F1 and now leaves a vacant seat at the silver arrows and throws Carlos Sainz’ future in the sport into jeopardy, as the Brit will replace the Spaniard and partner Charles Leclerc.

Lewis Hamilton will join Ferrari in 2025
The move marks the end of an incredible 11 years with Mercedes
The Brit will drive for the silver arrows in 2024

Hamilton finally breaks silence

Now, the seven-time world champion has finally spoken out about his decision to depart Mercedes and embark on a fresh challenge.

In a lengthy statement on his X account, Hamilton shed light on what has been a ‘crazy few days’ not just for him, but for the sport, as he has the chance to fulfil his lifelong dream of racing for the Red team.

He expressed his heartfelt graduate to Mercedes and to Toto Wolff for his friendship, all the records they broke and what they achieved together, whilst also paying homage to the late Niki Lauda for his support.

Hamilton admitted that the whole ordeal has left a ‘range of emotions’, but that ultimately the time was right to take on a new challenge and is excited for the future ahead with Ferrari and what they can achieve.

READ MORE: F1 2024 driver line-up: Full grid confirmed

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