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I was thinking about Lewis moving to Mercedes!!!

Is he allowed to say to the Merc development team, 'Ah! when I was with MacLaren, we had this,that and the other to improve performance'.
Or will he be paid to just keep quiet?

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I assume a non disclosure agreement to be part of any drivers contract, even though there was Lewis set up dater twitter.
Not sure of the specific date, but I believe Hamilton can't start at Mercedes before Jan 2013.
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I'm not sure there will be much to share since McLaren will build there own engines for 2013. Their relationship using Mercedes power will end at the end of 2012 after a 10/12 year partnership. This was one of Hami's considerations when making the move to Mercedes.
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Non disclosures or not, the teams don't take too many chances. I recall hearing one of the SPEED commentators saying Lewis has not been allowed back to the factory except to say good bye. They do not want to expose him to anything he might take with him. Ever notices drivers looking intently at competitors' cars while walking past them in parc ferme? Other than spy photos, this is one of the few times they get to see what the other guy is running.

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Non disclosures or not, the teams don't take too many chances. I recall hearing one of the SPEED commentators saying Lewis has not been allowed back to the factory except to say good bye. They do not want to expose him to anything he might take with him. Ever notices drivers looking intently at competitors' cars while walking past them in parc ferme? Other than spy photos, this is one of the few times they get to see what the other guy is running.
That's what I was alluding to

All in all I think that the 2013 Mercedes will be surprisingly competitive

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