Lewis Hamilton made a touching send-off from McLaren; he is preparing to move Mercedes for upcoming season fight.
Hamilton has propose departure to all his McLaren friends and colleague at Woking based F1 squad McLaren this week as he visited the team’s HQ for a final farewell.
The 2008 world champion’s 14 year association will close, end this season. Following he was signed a new three year deal with Mercedes.
Hamilton was attending McLaren employees and select Vodafone clients at McLaren’s Working factory on Friday, before send-off for the Indian Grand Prix as he kicks off the final four races with the team.
“I’m massively proud to have worked for McLaren for so long,” Hamilton told The Sun.
“I remember the day I first went to the old McLaren factory when I was 13.
“I’ve spent half my life at McLaren. The team, the cars, the place, the people – they’ll always be special to me.
“The Mercedes building definitely isn’t as spectacular as the MTC.
“The challenge of moving to Mercedes will be working with that team’s engineers to take a car that doesn’t win regularly, and turn it into a car that does, like my McLaren.
“I hope to bring great success to Mercedes, but McLaren will always have a special place in my heart.”