Lewis Hamilton refused to rule out becoming involved in Jim Ratliffe’s attempts to buy Manchester United in the future.
The F1 star is keen to be involved in the ownership of more sports teams and is already a co-owner of the Denver Broncos in the NFL.
Hamilton was a part of Martin Broughton’s attempts to buy Chelsea in the summer – a rival bid to Ratcliffe’s.
But with the billonaire a principal partner of Mercedes AMG F1, Hamilton was ask about the potential takeover of the Red Devils.
Ratcliffe has expressed an interesting buying the club he supports from the Glazer family amid fan dissent.
And Hamilton isn’t against becoming a part of a bid.
At the Dutch Grand Prix, he said: “It’s the first time I’ve heard of it.
“I haven’t had time to catch up with Jim since I was in Namibia (during the mid-season break).’
“I haven’t had a call from him asking if I want to be involved in that just yet but I do want to get more and more involved in teams.
“But Jim’s part-boss and part-partner, I would say we’re more partners because we’re in this together and I hope in the future to do something with Jim and build with him, I don’t know when that’ll be or what that’ll be.”
Hamilton added: “I really do believe in black ownership which there’s a lack of in sports.
“When I do get involved for example with the Broncos, I really try and focus on what I can do within the team.
“Within the infrastructure and within the surroundings in terms of the stadium and the homes that you end up building when you do eventually get a new stadium and all those sort of things so it’s an exciting one for the potential there is there.”
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