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Lewis Hamilton warns that leaving Mercedes for Ferrari will be "close to his career" F1 | Sport



It is likely that Hamilton will win the world's sixth career title this season, moving only one behind the record of seventeen Michael Schumacher.

At the moment, he has 39 points ahead of Mercedesa's Valtteri Bottas, and Max Verstappen is still 48 points ahead of the Finnish driver.

There was much hope and optimism that it would be a season that Ferrari finally put in the immediate challenge of Mercedes.

But they fell again beneath the mark, which means they will still wait for the first builders' championship since 2008.

Sebastian Vettel fought to rediscover his Red Bull form in the famous Ferrari red, with consistent errors that have hurt him so far.

Questions are raised as to whether to consider retirement after his contract expires in late 2020.

He became frustrated by the current state of Formula 1, and this could leave one of the most sought-after places available.

The Hamilton contract with Mercedes will also end in 2020, and he publicly talked about his admiration for Ferrari history in the past.

However, F1 champion Button warned Hamilton not to make such a move.

"I'm sure every driver wants to drive for Ferrari," said Button for Autobild.

"But no driver who is still in the senses would move from the winning team to the one that is not competitive.

"It would be very brave and unusual to go to Ferrari.

– Lewis could eventually win ten world titles if he stayed with Mercedes.

"But if he goes to Ferrari, that could be the end of his career."

The action returns to the Grand Prix Germany next weekend before the Grand Prize of Hungary a week later.

The summer break will follow the race on Hungaroring, which is often when contract negotiations start for the next year.


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