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Former F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone believes Lewis Hamilton would have no problems teaming up with Sebastian Vettel at Mercedes. Vettel and Ferrari chose not to extend the agreement after the finish of the 2020 Formula 1 season.
“Sebastian was expected to separate from Ferrari. It was never the same magic between him and Ferrari as between Michael Schumacher and the Italians. The team and its team leaders have never been so far behind Vettel as they did with Schumacher,” Ecclestone said.
Ecclestone believes could suit Mercedes.
“Mercedes should consider involving a German hero like Sebastian. This could create an emotional boost for employees and also set positive signals for the outside world. In any case, Vettel’s public relations effectiveness at Mercedes would be enormous.”
“I’d like to see him at Mercedes. It would be good for F1. It would be a super-super team. I don’t see any problems with Lewis being concerned and I know Seb would love to have the opportunity to race against him. Toto Wolff could convince him to sign a nice contract. Just imagine Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel together in the same team. It would be wonderful news for Formula 1 and great publicity.”
Source: Essentially Sports