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Lehto: I doubt Ocon will replace Bottas at Mercedes

Former F1 driver JJ Lehto thinks Valtteri Bottas could keep his race seat at Mercedes, contradicting reports that former Lotus boss Matthew Carter said he has heard from 'sources' that Mercedes reserve Esteban Ocon will replace Bottas for 2020. Carter said during a Missed Apex podcast, 'Esteban 100 per cent was supposed to go to Renault. 100 percent I heard that he will be racing next year. I heard from sources that he will be driving at Mercedes next year.' But Lehto told Iltalehti newspaper: 'Valtteri has done such a good job that I see the possibilities of that [Ocon replacing him] as very small. 'Also, Toto Wolff's recent comments have not convinced me that Ocon has a strong chance at...
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