Lewis Hamilton says that exiting from the McLaren with the aim of grow up, especially to grow as a driver and as a human being.
Hamilton made his Formula 1 debut with McLaren at the 2007 Australian Grand Prix he finished third in the Melbourne race. Hamilton departing from the McLaren at the end of this season to join Mercedes for the 2013 season onwards, partnering Nico Rosberg after signing a three-year contract with the team.
Hamilton done 110 grand prix starts, wins 21 races, 49 finished on podium, 26 Pole, 12 fastest laps, earn 913 championship points and one world title (2008).
“It was the hardest decision I’ve ever made,” Hamilton told the Mail on Sunday.
“It is to do with the process of growing up, of leaving home. That’s why I am taking the next step, to grow as a driver and as a human being.”
“The team I’m joining isn’t yet performing well. But I hope I’ll be able to help them get where they want to be.” The Brit added.
Mercedes took a single top podium at Chinese Grand Prix, entire season they are displeased with technical and development problems, final few races they are also struggled with new exhaust design.