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Hamilton's contract clause and Verstappen drops Red Bull hint - RacingNews365 Review

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Lewis Hamilton does feature a so-called 'non-poaching' clause in his Mercedes contract that prevents him from taking key engineers to Ferrari.

A team spokesperson confirmed the existence of the clause to RacingNews365, with Hamilton forbidden from soliciting the services of long-time race engineer Peter Bonnington, or indeed any other senior engineer.

READ MORE: Hamilton's Mercedes contract features so-called 'non-poaching clause'

Silverstone extension

Good news for British Grand Prix fans as the race is set to remain on the calendar for another 10 years until 2034.

The current deal was set to expire after the race in July, but a new long-term 10 year has been agreed with F1 to keep Grand Prix racing at the Northamptonshire circuit which has exclusively held the race since 1987.

READ MORE: British GP host Silverstone signs long-term F1 extension

Max drops a hint

There is still a week to go before the Red Bull RB20 is revealed to the world, and liveries are talk of the F1 town at the moment after teams have been forced to scrape off the paint to save weight.

The bare carbon and minimal paint has not gone down well with some - but what can we expect from the Red Bull? Max Verstappen has dropped a big hint.

READ MORE: Verstappen drops major clue over Red Bull livery

Visa Cash App RB clue

Talking about liveries, the next F1 car to be launched in 2024 is coming on Friday morning UK time with Visa Cash App RB's Las Vegas show.

The VCARB will be unveiled by Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda as part of the overhaul of the team that was AlphaTauri.

But another major hint about what the VCARB will look like was dropped by the team... Make sure to check back to RacingNews365 for all the latest around the VCARB launch.

READ MORE: Visa Cash App RB teases new 2024 livery

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