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VALENCIA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 02: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren Mercedes drives the new McLaren MP4-25 for the first time during winter testing at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit on February 2, 2010 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Bongarts/Getty Images)
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Columnist By moving from McLaren to Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton is taking a gamble that could define his career in Formula One. McLaren is a team that consistently wins races. Mercedes believes it can become such a team, but has yet to prove that on the track. If Mercedes is right, Hamilton will have made the right move. If Mercedes is wrong, Hamilton will end up in F1's no-man's land, trailing other drivers who are winning the world titles he so badly wants for himself. One, but not the only, measure of a great F1 driver is whether he can replicate success with different teams. Michael Schumacher did that. His first two world titles, in 1994 and 1995, came with Benetton. Then he, too, took a gamble, moving to Ferrari, a team that hadn't produced a world champion since Jody Scheckter in 1979. With perseverance, that paid off handsomely. Five consecutive world titles in bright Italian red from 2000-2004 saw Schumacher overtake Juan...
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