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Villeneuve: Ocon too risky, Mercedes should keep Bottas

Jacques Villeneuve does not think Mercedes should drop Valtteri Bottas despite many pundits predicting it is likely that team boss Toto Wolff will replace the Finn for 2020 with Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon. Outspoken 1997 world champion Villeneuve thinks Mercedes should keep Bottas as Lewis Hamilton's teammate. 'Why would you do that?' he said when considering the prospect of the Hamilton-Bottas partnership being broken up. Of course, they should continue with Bottas. How many times have they been first and second this season? 'If he was half a second slower at every race, like he was last year, then ok, you can replace him, but that is not the case.' As for Ocon, Villeneuve...
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