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Hartley was 'surprised' by early season rumors of his demise

Brendon Hartley admits that talk of his ousting from Toro Rosso just months after securing his 2018 drive with the Faenza squad caught him by surprise. On the back of his multi-year success with Porsche in the World Endurance Championship, Red Bull drafted in the Kiwi for the final races of the 2017 season before awarding him a full season with Toro Rosso. However, the 29-year-old's performance relative to team mate Pierre Gasly in the opening races of 2018 fueled rumors of a possible in-season exit, gossip that surprised Hartley at the time. "There were rumours very early in the season which was a big surprise to me when I thought I'd signed a long-term contract," he told the...
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