Lewis Hamilton at Ferrari from 2025 has shocked the world of motors and Formula 1. Nicolas, the brother of the British driver, recounted live on Instagram the phone call that Lewis made to him announcing the sensational news: “You are in a place where can no one hear you?”.
Lewis Hamilton to Ferrari from the 2025 Formula 1 world championship. Three days ago the announcement that shocked the motoring world and which apparently creates one of the strongest driver pairs in history. The British driver together with Charles Leclerc on board the Red was something unimaginable until a few years ago. No one thought something like this could ever happen, not even Lewis Hamilton's brother, Nicolas . The latter spoke about it during a live broadcast on Instagram in which he recounted the moment in which his brother confided it to him.
Lewis Hamilton and his brother Nicolas together.
Nicols described his reaction after hearing the news. Lewis Hamilton was thrilled, he had to tell someone. Who more than a close family member should have known in advance. On the eve of the official announcements from the two teams which already made the day of 1 February 2024 historic when Lewis' future at Ferrari was revealed. “It was surprising” explained Nicolas who couldn't believe it when he heard Lewis reveal to him that from 2025 he would drive the Maranello car: “Wowm oh my God!”.
Lewis Hamilton tried to phone his brother a few days before the announcement. Nicolas says he took part in a public Coca Cola event. Just then his smartphone starts ringing: “Hey brother, I'll call you back as soon as I can” . Nicolas says he read Lewis' name on the screen but never expected that the rush he was in to contact him could be attributable to something like that. “I called him later in the evening and he didn't answer and told me he was in bed, so I thought, 'OK, don't worry'.”
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Lewis, however, insisted on taking advantage of the moment: “Are you there? I'd really like to talk to you now.” Nicolas explained that he was on his way to work at the time but was intrigued by Hamilton's rush to speak to him: “Ok, give me five minutes” . The revelation she was about to make to him was really important: 'Are you in a place where you can talk? Can you talk without anyone hearing you?', and I said, 'Yes.'” At that point there were no more masks: “I'm going to Ferrari in 2025” . Nicolas can't believe it: “'Wow oh my God, are you kidding? This is crazy!” . In a few seconds everything changes and now many can't wait for this season to pass immediately to dive into 2025 and finally see Hamilton aboard his Ferrari.