British Formula One star Lewis Hamilton will depart Mercedes and be a part of Ferrari for the 2025 season, Sky Sports News understands.
It is known the Mercedes manufacturing facility are to be briefed by chief govt of the workforce, Toto Wolff, forward of a proper announcement later right now.
Hamilton was linked to Ferrari for 2024, however he signed a two-year contract value £100m final summer time to remain till the top of 2025.
But it’s understood the seven-time world champion is eligible to go away Mercedes on the finish of the 12 months.
He is anticipated to exchange Carlos Sainz at Ferrari.
Sainz’s contract because of expire on the finish of 2024, whereas Ferrari’s different driver, Charles Leclerc, not too long ago agreed a brand new long-term deal.
The transfer would finish a very profitable partnership, with Hamilton profitable six world titles with the workforce within the area of seven years from 2014-20.
However, Mercedes have since fallen off the tempo and Hamilton has not gained a race since 2021.
Neither Mercedes nor Ferrari have commented on the rumours.
Before his stint with Mercedes, the 39-year-old raced for McLaren.
The new F1 season begins with the Bahrain Grand Prix on 28 February.
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