Cullen, a former participant for the nationwide hockey staff in her native New Zealand, had been Hamilton’s devoted efficiency coach since 2016 as a part of her function on the Hintsa athlete teaching firm that has lengthy supplied coaches for a lot of F1 drivers.
As a duo, Hamilton and Cullen grew to become an everyday sight within the F1 paddock, the place the latter was a well-liked determine.
Cullen was usually one of many final individuals to work together with the seven-time world champion earlier than he climbed aboard his numerous Mercedes automobiles in recent times.
Writing on his Instagram account the place he introduced the information he and Cullen will not be working collectively, Hamilton said: “For the final seven years, [Cullen] has been by my aspect, pushing me to be the very best model of myself.
“I’m a stronger athlete and a greater particular person due to her. So, at the moment I hope you will be part of me in wishing her the perfect as she takes her subsequent steps to pursue her desires.
“Thanks for every little thing Ang, I am unable to wait to see what the longer term has in retailer for you.”
Cullen additionally paid tribute to her work with Hamilton on her Instagram account.
Angela Cullen, Physiotherapist, Mercedes-AMG
Picture by: Mark Sutton / Motorsport Images
“Precisely seven [years] in the past on this present day I used to be standing within the F1 paddock for the primary time on the Australian GP,” she posted. “In the present day I am excited to share I am off on my subsequent journey.
“I’m so grateful and blessed to have had this unimaginable journey in F1 and I do know my story will proceed.
“Because of the [Mercedes] staff, who’ve been my household for the previous seven years.
“And Lewis Hamilton you GOAT [Greatest of All Time]!! It has been such an honour and pleasure to face alongside you I am so pleased with you and every little thing you’ve gotten achieved.
“Thanks for supporting me, believing in me and exhibiting me the limitless potential all of us have inside us.
“I’m so excited to look at the following chapter for you. There’s nothing you’ll be able to’t do.”
Cullen, who accompanied Hamilton to the Bahrain take a look at and race occasions that opened the 2023 season, is but to disclose what her subsequent undertaking shall be.