Lewis Hamilton’s expected move to Ferrari in 2025 marks a major F1 shift, replacing Carlos Sainz amid widespread speculation.
At this time, it is unknown whether the contract has been signed or will be signed, but an announcement is expected shortly, likely by tomorrow at the latest.
Mercedes F1 has been contacted and has declined to comment on the speculation. The German team typically issues firm denials in the case of contract speculation. A first sign. Similarly, they would not confirm or deny whether Lewis Hamilton’s two-year contract, signed last year for 2024 and 2025, was in fact for one firm year and one option year, the latter in favor of the seven-time world champion.
Meanwhile, the Spanish press has investigated Carlos Sainz’s situation, who would thus find himself at Stake F1 in 2025, waiting for Audi to take over. According to the newspaper AS, sources close to the Sainz camp have confirmed that the Spanish driver was informed by Ferrari that negotiations would not proceed further.
Update: Mercedes employees have received an email for a briefing with Toto Wolff and Technical Director James Allison. The meeting will take place at 3 PM, French time. The announcement could therefore be made in the afternoon.
Stay tuned for more updates throughout the coming hours!
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