F1 » F1 2012 POLL: Has Lewis made right call going to Mercedes?


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The fact that McLaren raised their offer to Lewis suggests that they really weren't sick of him. They had hoped he would work with them to reduce costs, not expecting Mercedes to bid so high. But when the auction was under way they made a potentially winning bid of the same money plus a winning car. From Lewis' point of view, apart from the greater freedom for his sponsors, I'm darn sure he wouldn't have gone for any team he didn't feel was offering an opportunity to develop them into champions. And Mercedes is the only team which is in any sense new but also capable of winning. Finally, if you know Lewis' history you will know he has had a long association with Mercedes right up to (and indeed including) his time at McLaren GP. Like Schumacher, Hamilton is coming home to the Silver Arrows.



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