Wolff denies ‘flirting’ with Verstappen or Leclerc before Hamilton renewal

Wolff denies ‘flirting’ with Verstappen or Leclerc before Hamilton renewal
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Wolff denies ‘flirting’ with Verstappen or Leclerc before Hamilton renewal

Mercedes announced that Lewis Hamilton and George Russell will be their F1 driver line-up until the end of 2025, ending speculation about Hamilton’s future. There were rumors linking Charles Leclerc to Mercedes if Hamilton decided to switch to Ferrari or retire. Mercedes did not consider talking to other drivers like Max Verstappen or Leclerc because they wanted to honor their good relationship with Hamilton. Hamilton has expressed his desire to remain in F1 for many more years. The decision to sign a two-year deal instead of a longer one was due to the dynamic nature of the sport and the need for flexibility in case the team couldn’t provide a competitive car.

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Source: Crash.net

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