Horner's Claim Sparks Speculation
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner recently claimed that a member of Lewis Hamilton's entourage had reached out to him about a potential move to the team. The statement sparked speculation about Hamilton's future.
Hamilton Denies All Claims
Hamilton quickly denied the claims made by Horner, stating that he had no knowledge of any such contact. He dismissed the rumors surrounding his potential switch to Red Bull.
Herbert Weighs In
Former F1 driver Johnny Herbert has now shared his thoughts on the matter. Speaking to Genting Casino, Herbert expressed his surprise at Horner's claims, stating that he doesn't listen to Horner's statements.
Hamilton's Focus on Eighth Title
Herbert believes that Hamilton is solely focused on winning his eighth championship title. He recognizes Max Verstappen as the leader of Red Bull and understands that joining the team would not guarantee him the same status.
No Contact from Hamilton's Side
Herbert also expressed his skepticism about any contact from Hamilton's side without his knowledge. He believes that Hamilton would have been aware of any discussions regarding a potential move to Red Bull.
Hamilton's Future with Mercedes
Despite the speculation, Hamilton is currently contracted with Mercedes for another two seasons. The seven-time champion finished the 2023 season in third place in the Drivers' Championship.
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