F1 star Lewis Hamilton tipped to join Mercedes in mega deal

The 27-year-old has spent his entire career at McLaren. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton will leave McLaren for rivals Mercedes in a deal which could land the British driver more than £60 million, according to the Daily Telegraph.

Multiple papers say the German team will today announce the 2008 World Champion has signed a three-year deal, replacing Michael Schumacher alongside Nico Rosberg from next season.

Hamilton has driven for McLaren his whole professional life after joining the Surrey-based team at the age of 13.