Brawn downplays Hamilton rumours

Date published: September 28 2012

Ross Brawn has refused to deny Merc’s interest in Lewis Hamilton but says talk of it is nothing but an “awful lot of speculation”…

Ross Brawn has refused to deny Merc’s interest in Lewis Hamilton but says talk of it is nothing but an “awful lot of speculation.”

Earlier this month rumours of Hamilton’s pending move to Mercedes dominated headlines with claims that he is in and Michael Schumacher is out.

Hamilton, though, refused to confirm or deny while McLaren’s response to it all has reportedly been to up the salary they are willing to pay the Brit.

The Guardian reports that ‘McLaren have increased their offer to Lewis Hamilton in an attempt to see off a bid from Mercedes, placing an extra