Once again money wins over ambition, dream and commitment, Yes guys, Lewis Hamilton has signed a three year contract with MercedesGP team leaving McLaren after a life long attachment with the McLaren team. After meetings with Ross Brawn, the team boss of MercedesGP team, at Italian Grand Prix the news has been officially confirmed.
Lewis Hamilton, widely anticipated, hardly accepted, a pure bred racer, who came out of nowhere, first F1 driver from a non wealthy father but wealth changes everything. With a wanna-be beard and a diamond in his ear speaks the volume of his money approach. People are giving different reasons for the departure of Lewis, primary reason is the expiration of contract of McLaren with Mercedes for engines. For 2013, McLaren will have to pay full price for the Mercedes engines so they have to cut budget somewhere.
Other reason being, as mention before, the fame for money. Moreover with the departure of Ron Dennis and arrival of Jenson Button hasn't been welocoming news for Lewis and the attitude of the team changed over time with Lewis. Lewis thinks with the entering of Ross Brawn in MercedesGP, the team has full potential of making him a world champion.
On the other hand, McLaren has been ducking around, rather, team has already signed a deal with Perez for 2013 season. A rookie who is still out there to make his mark. All McLaren now needs to do is to give her gunners a proper racing bred, out gunned battleship, Wishing McLaren all the best for 2013 season.