Lewis Hamilton’s Ferrari F1 contract could be worth up to a staggering $200,000,000: Reports 

Lewis Hamilton is reportedly set to earn up to $200 million in his contract with Ferrari from the 2025 season.

The British driver shocked the racing world when his departure from the Mercedes F1 workforce was introduced on February 1, for his or her direct rivals Ferrari. The partnership between the German workforce and the racing legend had been one of the vital profitable within the sport’s historical past as collectively they gained six drivers and eight constructors championships in 11 years.

As per Sportune 24minutes.fr, Lewis Hamilton could earn up to $200 million as Ferrari president John Elkann may be very a lot fascinated about increasing the British driver’s empire.

The present deal which begins from subsequent yr is reportedly worth $100 million for 2025, with an choice to prolong for 2026, with round $20 million going towards Lewis Hamilton’s basis, Mission 44.

Mercedes workforce boss chimes in on Lewis Hamilton’s exit from the workforce

Mercedes Team Principal Toto Wolff has claimed that the seven-time world champion’s departure from the workforce doesn’t elevate issues over the latter’s ‘integrity’.

The Briton had a contract with the Mercedes AMG F1 workforce till the tip of the 2025 season however invoked the discharge clause to change allegiances to Ferrari subsequent yr.

Speaking with The Telegraph, Wolff mentioned:

“I’ve at all times tried to be clear and honest and nothing goes to change in 2024 in that respect. We owe it to our workforce to do this. And I’ll be certain that the drivers respect it. In phrases of growth going ahead, it’s one thing we’d like to take a look at. We will consider later within the season.

“But that’s not one thing that bothers me in any respect. We have engineers that go to different groups. I don’t have any doubt about Lewis’ integrity when it comes to sharing info. We need to guarantee that that is a profitable season for the drivers and for Mercedes and all of us will give our utmost to obtain that.”

It will be of giant curiosity for F1 followers and personnel alike to see how the connection between Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes concludes on the finish of 2024.

Hamilton identified in his assertion that he’ll be “100%” dedicated to taking the workforce ahead in 2024 and can solely change focus as soon as the season is over. But if the German workforce begins excluding him from vital choices relating to the subsequent yr, the dedication may also dwindle from Lewis Hamilton’s finish.

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