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Sunny, yes Mclaren did offer Lewis a reduced wage for his new contract and that was well documented. But when he refused the offer was raised three times. I have read many articles where Whitmarsh has said " we made Lewis an offer that would have made him the highest paid in F1" and i'm sure if you wanted you you would find countless articles with that story, But what confirmed it for me was the interview on Sky where Natalie Pinkham visited Mclaren Technologies in Woking over the Christmas period and in asking Whitmarsh " what is life like without Lewis" in which he replies " it was Lewis's decision to leave as we had made him an offer that would have made him the highest paid in Formulae one". You cant get it anymore ac curate than that watching the man stating what as been documented .I no the dislikers will find it hard but Lewis walked away from Mclaren even though being made an higher offer from the one in which they started , as Brundell and Hill has said they never expecte



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