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Ocon: 2019 one of the toughest times I've ever had

Esteban Ocon has revealed that the 2019 Formula 1 season took a significant mental toll on him, forced as he was to watch from the sidelines. The 23-year-old Frenchman, who has returned to the grid in 2020 with Renault after being let-go from Racing Point at the end of 2018, admitted he demotion in 2019 to Mercedes' test and reserve driver was a hard pill to swallow. “It was probably one of the toughest times I have ever had here [in motorsport],' Ocon told crash.net. “I have been on the sideline just watching and seeing drivers performing well on track, the team performing, but me not doing anything pretty much. “I didn’t know at the time when I was going to drive a car again as...
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