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‘League of their own’ – Christian Horner wants ‘incredible’ Lewis Hamilton to renew rivalry with Verstappen next season

CHRISTIAN HORNER hopes that Lewis Hamilton sticks around in Formula 1 this season.

The Red Bull chief saw his charge Max Verstappen battle tooth and nail with the Brit in last season’s controversial title battle.

Christian Horner wants his man Max Verstappen to be taking on Lewis Hamilton again
The Brit’s future remains up in the air

And despite Hamilton, 37, being his man’s biggest obstacle in retaining the championship this year, Horner hopes that he sticks around as the pair are in ‘a league of their own’.

He told World Is One News: “I certainly hope that Lewis will be around this year.

“He’s still driving at an incredible level, the two drivers last year were in a league of their own.

“But ultimately, it’s his choice, it’s his career, it’s his decision, so I’m sure he will decide to do what’s best for him, what he wants to do, and that’s none of our business.”

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Hamilton has so far kept quiet on his future, not speaking publicly since Abu Dhabi.

But Mercedes chief Toto Wolff appears cautiously optimistically about the prospect of Hamilton pairing up with new Silver Arrows acquisition George Russell.


He told Auto Motor und Sport: “I would wish that we had two lightning-fast drivers fighting for victory.

“And if not, then we need these drivers to get our car back on the winning track.

“The measure of Lewis is often wrongly questioned. Even after the events in Abu Dhabi, he immediately congratulated Max.

“Lewis only wants one thing: fair competition on the track. We will deliver that.”

Pre-season testing is set to take place in Barcelona between February 23-25.

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Hamilton’s former McLaren team-mate Jensen Button doesn’t believe that his old pal will turn his back on the sport.

He said: “”I really do hope he will be racing. I think he will be racing. He wants to win that eighth title and be the most decorated Formula One driver in F1 history. And he will do that, I really do think so.”

Jenson Button believes his old pal will stay in F1



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