Lewis Hamilton has actually admitted it has constantly been his “dream” to drive for Ferrari as well as isn’t sure why the move to the Italian group has never ever occurred in his career.
The seven-time globe champion commemorated his 100th race win in Solution 1 at the Russian Grand Prix last weekend and also has become the most effective motorist in the background of the sporting activity adhering to spells at McLaren and Mercedes.
Hamilton’s sustained success in Formula 1 has actually likewise contributed to Ferrari’s title drought, with the sporting activity’s most effective group falling short to contribute to their globe championship haul given that the Briton’s rookie period in 2007.
The 36-year-old claimed in an interview with Sky Italia that the appeal of Ferrari and also the interest of the Tifosi will certainly always attract drivers and that he will “never know specifically why” he their paths didn’t cross eventually during his profession.
“For years, when I involved Monza, strolling beside the fans, I might hear them stating, “Come to Ferrari!’ Hamilton stated. “This warmed my heart, yet it’s pretty fantastic that I’ve never driven for Ferrari in so many years.
“Since it is a desire for anybody, a goal to be attained. It was never truly been possible and also I will certainly never ever fairly recognize exactly why.
“I wish them the very best and in my near future I wish I will continue to avoid them from winning the world champion. I have a couple of Ferraris in the house. I can drive those, but not the Ferrari F1.”
Hamilton authorized an agreement extension with Mercedes at the start of this period and is devoted to the team up until 2023.
In the exact same interview, Hamilton likewise confessed that he “commonly” considers retired life as he comes close to completion of his 15th period in Formula 1.
Yet the 36-year-old urged that he remains “starving” for additional success in the sporting activity in advance of the law changes following season.