Departing Hamilton wants to gift McLaren F1 title

Oct 05, 2012, 09:56 IST | PA Sport

Lewis Hamilton admits a weight has been lifted from his mind now he has completed his deal to join Mercedes, and is fully focussed on leaving McLaren as world champion

Hamilton’s move to the German marque was confirmed last week. Hamilton was reticent to talk about the reasons for his decision to leave McLaren after 14 years with the international media, having already held a press briefing with British journalists in Tokyo on Wednesday. When questioned, he replied: “I’m not really here to talk about that. I’m here to talk about trying to win this World Championship still. I’m working on trying to finish that on a high.” — 

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