Russell Shares Striking Photo Before Hamilton News: Coincidence or Hint?

Lewis Hamilton is confirmed to leave Mercedes for Ferrari after the 2024 Formula 1 season, a move hinted at by George Russell sharing a photo with Carlos Sainz, who will leave Ferrari, on social media a day before the official announcement.


– ‣ Lewis Hamilton is leaving Mercedes to join Ferrari after the 2024 Formula 1 season.
– ‣ George Russell hinted at his future teammate by sharing a photo with Carlos Sainz a day before the Hamilton news broke.
– ‣ Carlos Sainz will have to leave Ferrari due to a multi-year contract extension for Charles Leclerc.

Oh boy, did the F1 world get a jolt! Just when whispers turned into loud chatter about Lewis Hamilton possibly making a jaw-dropping switch to Ferrari, bam! It became a reality. The man with seven world titles under his belt is ditching Mercedes. And for who? The iconic Italian team, Scuderia Ferrari.

Now, here’s where it gets spicy. George Russell, y’know, the rising star? He might’ve dropped a sneaky hint about his new racing buddy a whole day before the bombshell news hit us.

### Russell and Sainz: Buddies or Clues?

So, Thursday morning rolls around, and the rumor mill is buzzing. By the evening, it’s no longer gossip. Hamilton’s set to don the Ferrari red after the 2024 season. And poor Carlos Sainz. Looks like he’s gotta make way. Why? Because Charles Leclerc just snagged himself a shiny, new multi-year deal with Ferrari.

But wait, there’s a twist. A day before all this drama unfolded, Russell decided to stir the pot. He posts this intriguing pic on his merch line’s Instagram, GT63. It’s him and Sainz, all chummy, with Russell’s hand casually thrown over Sainz’s shoulder. The timing? Oh, it’s just too perfect.

Makes you wonder, doesn’t it? Was Russell dropping hints, or is it all just a massive coincidence? Either way, the F1 soap opera just got a new episode, and we’re here for it.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
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