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Grand Prix star does not rule out move to Ferrari

POSSIBILITIES: Lewis Hamilton

FORMULA ONE ace Lewis Hamilton has not ruled out the prospect of driving for Ferrari one day.

Hamilton said in a recent interview with Spanish sports daily AS: "At the moment I don't have any plans to do so [drive for Ferrari], it is not something I desire or feel that I have to do.

"But we are talking about a fantastic team and you never know what could happen in the future," said the McLaren driver.

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has in the past suggested the team could look to sign the 26-year-old Briton, who won the world title in 2008.

But the stumbling block to any Hamilton move to the ‘prancing horse’ team could be the fact that it would mean that he would renew acquaintances with Fernando Alonso.

Hamilton and Alonso had a troubled relationship at McLaren in 2007, with the pair bickering openly over who was the British team's No 1 driver.

However, Hamilton also said he had learned how to become a better driver during his time with double world champion Alonso at McLaren.

"Alonso is a very, very fast pilot, incredibly fast, with extraordinary talent and incredible speed," he added.

"You know that he will always give his best. I learned a lot with him as a pilot, I improved my driving thanks to having him as a companion."

Alonso is signed until the end of 2016 while team-mate Felipe Massa's deal runs until the end of 2012.

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