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Hamilton to leave McLaren before end of the year?

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Jack Acid, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. Jack Acid

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    If this is true, wow...
    via: crash
     
  2. Bram

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    Why would he jump ship before the end of the season? That is the best way not to become world champion, leaving early.
     
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  3. Chris Jenkins

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    Bullshit alert!
     
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  4. Markus Neumann

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    Looks like someone is desperate for a few pageviews on their blog...
     
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  5. Jack Acid

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    Haha I figured this would stir the pot...prior to season end certainly seems unlikely...
     
  6. Tom

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    Doesn't make too much sense. Screenshot or it didn't happen!

    :)
     
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  7. Bram

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    My trustworthy source told me that his source heard from his source that the source named in the article usually has lousy sources he quotes from = not true
     
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  8. Kevin Cordice

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    But could the contact between Mclaren and Di Resta open a door for replacing Button?
     
  9. Victor Ivanov

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    Why should they replace Button or Hamilton with somebody like Di Resta?
     
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  10. Hampus Andersson

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    Agree, Mclaren right now arguably has the strongest team of drivers right now.
    They don´t want to change that unless someone forces them to do that.

    It should be interesting to see where he will go, if he goes.
    Vettel is commited to RBR, Alonso to Ferrari, Mercedes is not a team you would consider imo.
     
  11. Victor Ivanov

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    I heard somewhere that Hamilton will sign a new 5 year contract with McLaren for 100 mil pounds.
     
  12. Bram

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    Yeah me too, 20 mil a year, not including personal sponsorship deal. Not bad for 22 races per year me thinks :)
     
  13. Victor Ivanov

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    22? I thought they were 20. Hmm however he will earn more than the actors from Friens :D
     
  14. Chris Jenkins

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    That's what McLaren have offered him. Nothing has been accepted or rejected yet
     
  15. Victor Ivanov

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    Yep that's true but where can he go if he leaves? Ferrari won't take him, Red Bull too. Both teams won't destroy their peace because tbh I don't see how they'll tell Hamilton to maintain the gap to Vettel :D The only teams are Lotus and Mercedes but they both can't give him better car than McLaren.
     
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  16. Bram

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    If he doesn't accept it fast, ill accept it. Will even do it for 19 million.
     
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  17. Hampus Andersson

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    From Stefano in 2011,

    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/sport/...ton-pat-fry-and-red-bulls-use-of-team-orders/
     
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  18. Jack Acid

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    Mercedes has openly acknowledged that Di Resta is high on their radar when Schumi goes. So clearly there is buzz about him, legit or not.
     
  19. Bradley Vanian

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    Anyone remember this ?

     
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  20. Hampus Andersson

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    This one is slick, Hulkenberg and Webber :)
     
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