Could Lewis Hamilton Really Win His 8th Championship Title With Ferrari?

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

While there has been a lot of speculation in recent times about Lewis Hamilton potentially switching to team Ferrari, the chances of the seven-time world champion winning his eighth F1 World Drivers’ Championship title of his career is looking very slim.

Can Lewis Hamilton win an 8th championship title with Ferrari?

Many Formula 1 fans worldwide would love to see Lewis Hamilton race in a Ferrari to win another F1 World Drivers’ Championship title, but as it stands, it’s not looking possible.

Many people have told him that it’s time to leave Mercedes and join Ferrari, but he has said that he sees Mclaren as his home.

Current F1 driver standings

Here are the latest Formula 1 standings. At the top of the F1 driver’s standings right now with 69 points is Max Verstappen (NED) from Red Bull Racing, and just behind him with 54 points is teammate Sergio Perez (MEX).

Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso (ESP) is currently in third place with 45 points, and Lewis Hamilton (GBR) from team Mercedes is in fourth place with 38 points. You then have Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz (ES) in fifth place with 20 points and Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll (CAN), also with 20 points.

Other F1 standings right now are as follows:

  • George Russel (GBR) – Mercedes – 18 points
  • Lando Norris (GBR) – Mclaren Mercedes – 8 points
  • Nico Hulkenberg(GER) – Haas Ferrari – 6 points
  • Charles Leclerc (MON) – Ferrari – 6 points

Where can I bet on upcoming F1 races?

For the latest F1 betting markets and some of the industry’s most competitive odds, there are several trusted online bookmakers (sports betting sites) you can turn to, such as the official Unibet website.

The team that is most likely to win the F1 Constructors Championship outright is Red Bull Racing, and the driver most likely to come out on top is Max Verstappen.

For example, if you were to place a wager right now on Red Bull Racing winning the 2022/23 season outright, you would be looking at average odds of around 1/20. In other words, the bookies are saying that team Red Bull Racing have a whopping 95.20% implied probability of winning this year’s F1 championship.

When you convert UK fractional odds of 1/20 into American/moneyline odds, it would look like -2,000, and if you convert 1/20 into the standard European decimal odds format, it would look like 1.05.

For Max Verstappen to be the driver at the end of the season with the most points, you would currently be looking at odds of around 1/9 (-900 or 1.11, depending on which odds format you prefer), which means that Verstappen has a 90.00% chance of winning this market.

Current F1 constructors’ standings

Red Bull are currently at the top of the table with 12 points (3 wins, 5 podiums), and Aston Martin are currently in second place with 65 points (0 wins and 3 podiums).

You then have team Mercedes in third place with 56 points (1 podium), Ferrari in fourth place with 26 points, McLaren in fifth with 12 points, and Alpine in sixth with 8 points. You can see a complete list of the latest standings on the official website.

Final note

To place a wager on any upcoming F1 events, you must be at least 18 years. One of the most important things to remember about gambling for real money at licensed online bookmakers is that no bets are ever guaranteed and that betting with real money comes with risks.

Using ‘safer gambling tools’ at websites can help you manage your bankroll and keep you within your budget. Setting things like deposit limits can lead to a much safer and more enjoyable sports betting experience.

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