Hamilton Signs Mega Deal with Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton, the seven-time Formula One world champion, has recently committed his future to Mercedes by signing a two-year contract worth a staggering £50 million per year.
Ferrari Could Have Been Hamilton's Dream Destination
Former F1 star Johnny Herbert believes that Hamilton should have made the switch to Ferrari instead of extending his stay with Mercedes. There were rumors that Ferrari was interested in poaching Hamilton if he didn't sign a new deal with Mercedes. However, Hamilton chose to remain with his current team.
Herbert: Hamilton Would Have Been Perfect for Ferrari
Herbert thinks that Hamilton would have been a "perfect fit" for Ferrari. He expressed his disappointment about Hamilton not moving to the Italian team, stating that he believed the British driver had the right character for Ferrari.
Hamilton's Contentment with Mercedes
Although Herbert is of the opinion that Hamilton's career would have flourished at Ferrari, he acknowledges that Hamilton is happy where he is and has faith in Mercedes for his future.
Hamilton Pursues Eighth World Championship
Hamilton, determined to win his eighth world championship, believes he is in the right place with Mercedes. However, Herbert is skeptical about his chances, stating that Mercedes is still playing catch-up to Red Bull.
Uncertain Future for Mercedes
Herbert does not see Mercedes as the frontrunners in the competition, questioning their ability to secure Hamilton's eighth title. He believes the car is not a race winner and wonders if there are any positive signs indicating a turnaround.