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Whiting admits 'third cars' unlikely

Having 'parted ways' with Pascal Wehrlein, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is still in need of berths for Esteban Ocon and George Russell for 2019, and as hopes of finding them become ever more slim the Austrian has suggested the idea of teams being allowed to field third cars. The third car, according to Wolff, would be driven by a 'young driver' and would not be eligible for points. With the suggestion due to be raised at today's meeting of the Strategy Group, FIA race director, Charlie Whiting, though personally in favour of the idea, admits it is unlikely to get the green light. 'My personal view is that it would be nice to have a few more cars,' he told Motorsport.com, 'but honestly I think...
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