If he win the world titles this year. Hamilton first clapped eyes on the ultra-rare McLaren LM in the team’s F1 factory ten years ago. "When I first went to McLaren it was there and I fell in love with it," he said of the orange LM, one of only five such cars in the world.
He will see his dream come true if he wins the 2008 title, and McLaren is crowned constructors’ champion. "Fortunately, our deal gives me a bit of time to save up!" Dennis joked.
Hamilton currently leads the drivers’ title from Kimi Raikkonen by three points, while McLaren sits five points ahead of BMW Sauber in the teams’ standings.
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