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Ocon 'deserves to be in F1' – Wolff

Mercedes AMG Motorsport boss Toto Wolff has said that the team's reserve driver Esteban Ocon 'deserves to be in Formula 1', even if it means he leaves the Mercedes programme. Ocon lost his Racing Point F1 Team seat at the end of the 2018 season to Lance Stroll, a move that was widely expected after Lawrence Stroll‘s takeover of the team saved the team from disappearing off the F1 grid. The 22-year-old reportedly had contract offers on the table from the Renault F1 Team – with whom he was a Friday driver in the first half of 2016 – and the McLaren F1 Team, but options deserted him when Daniel Ricciardo made a shock move from Red Bull Racing to Renault. The more concrete...
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