Though it isn’t clear if a remaining contract has been signed, Autosport understands that negotiations are at a sophisticated stage and could possibly be concluded by the top of this week.
Ferrari has lengthy been thinking about Hamilton’s providers however its overtures have beforehand been rejected as a result of the seven-time F1 world champion felt Mercedes provided him a greater path to success.
Nevertheless it now seems that, off the again of two difficult seasons for Mercedes, Ferrari is near convincing Hamilton that it’s a higher wager for the long run.
Final 12 months Hamilton signed a multi-year contract with Mercedes for 2024 and 2025, however it seems that the second season could have solely been an possibility.
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W14, Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23
Meaning Hamilton is more likely to have an escape clause which implies, if he indicators for Ferrari, then he’ll be capable of be part of from 2025.
Each Ferrari and Mercedes have declined to touch upon the state of affairs.
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