Formula 1 hijacked the headlines on transfer deadline day as reports emerged that Lewis Hamilton is set to join Ferrari in 2025.
Stunning. Shocking. Huge. Just a few of the adjectives that capture the reaction to the news as the seven-time world champion prepares to change teams for just the second time in his illustrious career.
After a relatively tame 2023 Formula 1 season, Hamilton’s impending switch to Ferrari provides extra spice as the teams and drivers prepare to return to the track for the upcoming term.
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You have to beat your team-mate to stand any chance of lifting the drivers’ championship – and Hamilton will have his work cut out getting the better of Charles Leclerc in his first season at Ferrari, although our traders fancy his chances.
The Brit has failed to win a race in two seasons since the rules changed ahead of the 2022 campaign, with Mercedes struggling to get to grips with the new regs. It could prove a shrewd switch as Ferrari have won five races in that period compared to the Silver Arrows’ single success.
Ferrari have not had a world champion driver since Kimi Raikkonen in 2007 and it would, arguably, be the crowning glory of Hamilton’s incredible career if he can end the Scuderia’s long wait for the trophy at the same time as claiming a record-breaking eighth drivers’ title.
Ferrari may be the most iconic name in Formula 1 but it is 15 seasons and counting since their last constructors’ championship – and that is likely to extend to 16 this year. Could a Lewis Hamilton x Charles Leclerc line up break Red Bulls’ dominance?
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