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Alonso, not Bottas, favourite for Renault seat - Lehto

May 29 A former F1 driver thinks Renault is more likely to sign Fernando Alonso for 2021 and beyond than Valtteri Bottas. The French team is looking for a replacement for Daniel Ricciardo, with boss Cyril Abiteboul admitting losing the Australian to McLaren is "disappointing". Bottas is clearly an option, former F1 driver JJ Lehto admits, amid reports that the current Mercedes driver could lose his seat to George Russell. "Valtteri has always had one year contracts, which feels like there is no complete trust and faith in him," the former Benetton driver told Iltalehti newspaper. JJ Lehto is therefore predicting a crucial year for the 30-year-old. "Now the results...
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