In a frank interview, Ron Dennis has revealed that he didn't try to stop Lewis Hamilton from leaving McLaren at the end of last season.
The 2008 World Champion ended his long association with the Woking squad by signing a long-term deal with rivals Mercedes, but before he put pen to paper McLaren fans had hoped that his former team boss Dennis would convince him to stay.
However, McLaren executive chairman Dennis says he didn't stand in Hamilton's way as he felt it was "a necessary part of his maturation".
"I recently read a very nice quote from Lewis in which he said that, unlike other drivers who had joined McLaren once they'd already raced in F1, his apprenticeship with...
Full Story »