F1 » Lewis Hamilton 'get-out' clause stirs up speculation


In the build-up to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, it has emerged that there is a 'get-out' clause in Lewis Hamilton's McLaren contract should he not clinch the crown this season - but Christian Horner reiterates that Red Bull Racing is not a potential alternative destination

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Taipan - Unregistered

July 06, 2011 2:39 PM

Keep up Crash, Lulu told the BBC this morning that he would be staying at McLaren for at least one more year.

I think the little egotists wishfull thinking that RBR would jump at the chance to have him may have back fired on him lol.

MotoGP - Unregistered

July 06, 2011 2:44 PM

That would be an exciting combination and would answer a lot of questions in terms of the ranking of the current drivers.

There would be plenty of drama as well, with all speculation of the Austrian team giving Vettel the most favorable parts and set up, inevitable clashes on and off the track, and the certainty that Ferrari would be there to pick up the pieces.

Won't happen.

blzbub

July 06, 2011 3:07 PM

Poor Lewis, he puts in an excellent performance then spends the next couple of races being dazzling in the media and entertainments world while his rivals rack up points. Its been said by quite a few, no one (including mclaren) may want him in his present guise!

RawDawg

July 06, 2011 3:13 PM


My question is who released this information? If LH has stated time and again that he wants to stay and doesn't want this to be the attention headed into this weekend than surely it wasn't him or anyone in his camp.

RB25 - Unregistered

July 06, 2011 3:15 PM

"get out clause" I think he better read through that clause properly. Maybe it's saying something like get out of F1 (and become an oil restler) if you dont bring the sport to disrepute once two many times!

richard

July 06, 2011 3:27 PM

the story, reported on many other sites, is drawing attention to the fact that there is a "get out" clause in the contract. it is neither saying that lulu would stay or that he would go! it is just there, and at least gives him an option.
but he did give his agents contact number to horner, at valencia. WHY? did he think that christian needed an agent??

over2u

July 06, 2011 3:49 PM

Button was never regarded at the same level as old days schumi,Sebastian or Alonso and yet over two seasons he's managed to make Hamilton look rather ordinary on race days and in a number of races even lacking in intelligence, so perhaps its not so much McLaren thats at fault with there cars but Hamiltons short comings !

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