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Lewis Hamilton & Ferrari: A Card Game?

(Motorsport-Total.com) – The speculations about a possible switch from Lewis Hamilton to Ferrari were THE myth of the “Silly Season” in Formula 1 2019. After it became known that the Mercedes celebrity met Ferrari President John Elkann twice, things went well in the rumor mill of the premier class.

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Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari: A very hot rumor of the “Silly Season” 2019 Zoom Discover

One of the speculations says that Hamilton 2021 could switch to Maranello in a double pack with team boss Toto Wolff. In addition, for our big video review of the year we have put forward the thesis: “Lewis Hamilton's meetings with John Elkann are part of a chart He and Toto Wolff only want to cause trouble at Ferrari in this way. “

A thesis that Helmut Marko, one of the best-informed insiders in the industry, does not agree with:” I don't think so it's about new contracts. And when Lewis meets the top Ferrari boss, that's a weighty argument in the financial negotiations. It's a Formula 1 political game. Everything is tried out at the highest level, “said the Crimson Bull motorsport consultant .

The Hamilton-Ferrari thesis is one of ten theses on the Formula 1 season 2019 that we are reviewing our big video annual review. In the second part of the Level to now available, the (provisional?) End of Nico Hülkenberg's career is one of the central topics, as are the conspiracy theories about the allegedly illegal Ferrari engine.

Against At the end of the second part, Marko triggers a particularly exciting discussion when he indicates that Pastor Maldonado's victory over Williams in Barcelona 2012 was manipulated could – as a gift for 70. Birthday of Frank Williams …

But see for yourself and look at Part 1 and Part 2 of the great video annual review now in full length, for example in our YouTube channel !