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The contrasting fortunes of F1's big-name moves to Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton is not the only star driver to arrive on Ferrari’s shores after title-winning or title-contending success. Here’s the story of F1’s elite and their time dressed in red 

Lewis Hamilton sent shockwaves through Formula 1 when it was announced last week that he will switch to Ferrari in 2025. After seven world championship triumphs with Mercedes power, Hamilton's move to Maranello is a bold one with no shortage of risk attached.

While several well-established drivers made a success of their time in red, that hasn't always been the case, and often down to factors beyond the driver's immediate control. Here we consider the fortunes of eight drivers who took the plunge and whether their Ferrari careers were a hit or miss.

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