Hamilton Eyes Le Mans, NASCAR One-Offs

Lewis Hamilton revealed that his future aims in motor racing are not strictly related to Formula One. The reigning F1 champion said he'd be very interested in debuting in the famous 24 Hours Race of Le Mans if Mercedes were to decide to make a comeback in the famous endurance race.

If Mercedes-Benz want to go to Le Mans one day and take me, I'll do that,” Ham was quoted as saying by British tabloid The Sun.

As he is currently going through his worst season since he joined Formula One in 2007, Hamilton has already set some new goals for the future. Much like 7-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher, Hamilton revealed he is very interested in riding bikes and admitted it would be a dream come true to do some one-offs in the MotoGP championship.

In addition, the 24-year old said he would very much want to try out oval racing in the famous NASCAR series, as well as compete in professional rallying competitions.

I'd love to try a MotoGP bike but not particularly race one. I would love to try one of Malcolm Wilson's rally cars – and one day I might try a NASCAR,” added the McLaren driver.

Something that we will surely not see Hamilton do, however, is go for the Triple Crown of Motorsport. Until now, only one driver managed to win the Monaco Grand Prix, Indy 500 and Le Mans 24 Hours race throughout his entire career, and this was Ham's countryman Graham Hill. The reason why the 24-year old rules out such a performance is, as argued by Hamilton himself, the difficulty in preparing for the Indy 500 race.

To do the Indy 500 you have to be going at it. It would be unreasonable for me to expect to get in the car and go and win it. You have to have a good season in that kind of thing so I don't have any particular desire to do that,” concluded the Brit.
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