Australia

Last Race: 15th Mar Australia

Australian GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Nico Rosberg
3 Sebastian Vettel
Australia

Next Race: 29th Mar Malaysia

Hamilton open to Ferrari switch

2013-06-25 14:51:00

 RSS

Share:

Hamilton open to Ferrari switch

Lewis Hamilton admitted that he would like to drive for Ferrari at some point in his career, but added that he is happy with his seat at Mercedes, for now...

Lewis Hamilton has admitted that he would like to drive for Ferrari at some point in his career, but added that he is happy with his seat at Mercedes for the time being.


The Brit drove for McLaren from 2007 but made the switch to Mercedes at the end the last season and is currently fourth in the Drivers' Championship behind Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen.

Hamilton recently spoke of his desire to stay with Mercedes for a long time, but said in an interview with F1 Racing that he, like most drivers, would like to race for Ferrari during his career as well.

"At the moment I can't see myself anywhere else because I'm really happy where I am," the 2008 World Champion said.

"But what I can say is that throughout my racing career and through karting and everything Ferrari have always been one of the top teams and it's always a desire for any driver to drive for them.

"So anyone who gets that chance, no matter where you are or what car you drive, you look at a Ferrari and think: 'That's pretty cool.' But like I said, at the moment I'm really happy where I am and I hope Mercedes keep me for even longer."

Hamilton added that he is happy to race against his team-mates, even if it was Vettel in his Red Bull.

"I would go up against any driver. Any time, any place. Any team. Whoever it is, that's not a worry for me, I would have happily been Sebastian's team-mate. He has a great car, so it would have been a great experience."

Here's a man with a lot of reasons to be happy

Editor's Picks

Tech: McLaren Rear Wing

Tech: McLaren Rear Wing

Matt Somerfield looks at the new rear wing top flap and mainplane that was introduced on Fernando Alonso's car in Bahrain...

Team-Mate Wars: Bahrain

Team-Mate Wars: Bahrain

In F1, the first person you have to beat is your team-mate. Andrew Davies' Team-Mate Wars bows out for the final time...

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Nico Rosberg laughed off number two claims; the Forum laughed at him laughing it off...

Kvyat Crossroads

Kvyat Crossroads

Out-gunned by his team-mate, Daniil Kyvat could be facing the stark reality that goes with racing for the Red Bull squad...

PF1 Fantasy Racing

PF1 Fantasy Racing

Are you a Ross Brawn or a Paul Stoddart? Can you manage money like Bernie or Caterham? Let's find out...