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Wehrlein and Mercedes to part ways

The plight of young talented drivers failing to crack it in Formula 1 has been a major talking point for some weeks now as it appears that highly-rated Mercedes backed Esteban Ocon will be out of a drive next year despite ticking all the boxes with his performances. In a stark reminder of how cruel F1 can be, Mercedes announced that Pascal Wehrlein will depart the organisation that backed him through his junior career to Formula 1. At one point Wehrlein was even considered as a possible teammate to Lewis Hamilton, but Mercedes opted for Valtteri Bottas. Mercedes F1 Team Statement: After six seasons together, including conquering the 2015 DTM title and two seasons in Formula 1, Pascal...
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