News Details

Hamilton prefers Bottas over Ocon for 2020: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it"

Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton has explained why he wants Valtteri Bottas to stay even though Esteban Ocon could be replacing the Finn, as Hamilton thinks continuity is the most important factor in F1. Bottas joined Mercedes in 2017 after Nico Rosberg's sudden retirement at the end of 2016. The Finn won three races in his debut season at the Silver Arrows, but didn't manage to win any races in 2018, prompting a lot of criticism for the 29-year-old. With Esteban Ocon now being Mercedes' reserve driver, a lot of people think the Frenchman could be replacing Bottas in the future if he underperforms. However, Bottas' teammate  Hamilton like his teammate, as the Brit thinks the pairing...
Full Story »
4mo ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton prefers Bottas over Ocon for 2020 F1

Lewis Hamilton has urged Mercedes to keep its same driver lineup beyond...
4mo ago from

Hamilton backs Bottas for long-term Mercedes seat

Lewis Hamilton sees no reason for Mercedes to change their driver line-up...
4mo ago from

Hamilton prefers Bottas over Ocon for 2020

Mar.15 Lewis Hamilton has urged Mercedes to keep its same driver lineup...
4mo ago from

Hamilton engineer joins Bottas' team for 2019

Valtteri Bottas has a new race engineer for 2019, with Riccardo Musconi...
4mo ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

KymiRing MotoGP test Schedule Confirmed

The planned MotoGP test at the KymiRing circuit in Finland has now been...
14h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

MotoGP Summer Break: The Winners and Losers of 2019 so...

The MotoGP paddock is currently on holiday. Whilst they're away, the TCF...

Popular On

Josef Newgarden paces the field for dominant Iowa...

NEWTON, Iowa -- The NTT IndyCar Series was set to go racing at the...

Popular On

Bottas tests Toyota's WRC challenger

No description available...
1d ago from

Evans Forced to Miss Rally Finland, Greensmith to Step...

Elfyn Evans will miss Rally Finland after a heavy landing during last...

Elfyn Evans ruled out of Rally Finland through injury

M-Sport's Elfyn Evans has been ruled out of taking part in...

Popular On

Emery to be patient over transfers

Unai Emery insists he is remaining patient as he bids to add up to four...
1h ago from

Five breakout stars in 2019/20

Ahead of the new Premier League season, which kicks off live on Sky Sports...
1h ago from

VAR 'ready to go' in Premier League

The Premier League is confident the use of video assistant referees (VAR)...
1h ago from

Arsenal beat Fiorentina, and where's Mustafi's head at?

Hello for a second day from Aberdeenshire. Today I shall be picking up my...
2h ago from



Hottest News

Silly season: 'Raikkonen to replace Vettel at Ferrari'?!

Formula 1's silly season has been declared open... Read More »
2h ago from

Ricciardo: Red Bull haven't changed in five years

Daniel Ricciardo says he would be no better off... Read More »
4h ago from

Vettel to be replaced by former teammate at Ferrari!

The Formula 1 standings don't make great reading... Read More »
2h ago from

Recent News



2014 is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.