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No point fretting over Esteban Ocon's Mercedes role - Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas says becoming concerned over Esteban Ocon’s role within Mercedes would “only hurt me”, as he bids to bounce back from a subdued 2018 campaign. Bottas joined Mercedes for 2017 and took three wins but his year he failed to pick up a single victory and slipped to fifth in the standings. Mercedes announced in the summer that Bottas will remain with the manufacturer for 2019, in what is understood to be a 1+1 deal, giving the parties an option on 2020. Ocon, meanwhile, will be fully embedded within the Mercedes camp in 2019 after taking on a reserve role in the wake of missing out on a race seat, having been replaced at Force India/Racing Point by Lance Stroll....
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