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Villeneuve: 'Of course Mercedes should continue with Bottas'

Jacques Villeneuve has made his opinion clear on the Valtteri Bottas contract extension. He believes it'd be too risky for Mercedes to split up Bottas and Lewis Hamilton by opting for the less experienced Esteban Ocon.  The 1997 Formula 1 world champion isn't sure why Mercedes would even consider the breakup. Bottas has improved significantly compared to the 2018 Formula 1 season. This time last year, Bottas had a contract extension in his pocket.  "Why would you do that? Of course, they should continue with Bottas. How many times have they been first and second this season? If was half a second slower at every race, like he was last year, then ok, you can replace him....
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