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Toto Wolff hits out at 'hidden agendas, lies' over Esteban Ocon's 2019 fate

Toto Wolff has hit out at Formula 1 rivals for “hidden agendas and lies” amid the ongoing uncertainty over Esteban Ocon’s future. Ocon has been backed by Mercedes since his 2015 title-winning GP3 season, an association that facilitated his graduation to Formula 1 with Manor and subsequent Force India switch. But Ocon is poised to lose his Force India seat to Lance Stroll and options elsewhere appear limited for the Frenchman to remain on the 2019 grid. Ocon is understood to have held an agreement to join Renault on loan only for the manufacturer to sign Daniel Ricciardo as Nico Hulkenberg’s team-mate. Wolff, who risks seeing none of Mercedes’ junior drivers on...
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