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Russell: Hungary performance won't 'sway' Mercedes 2020 decision

Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell says his performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix will not “sway” Mercedes’ decision over its 2020 driver line-up. Mercedes is currently deciding whether to continue with Valtteri Bottas into next season or promote its highly-rated reserve driver Esteban Ocon into a race seat alongside reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.  It was thought that Russell could have also been in contention for a graduation into the works squad after just one season at customer team Williams, but in Hungary Mercedes boss Toto Wolff cooled suggestions of promoting Russell too soon, adding he did not want to risk “burning” the 2018 Formula 2 champion. Russell...
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