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Renault spoke to Vettel and Bottas, reveals Prost

As the F1 paddock waits on confirmation - or denial - that Racing Point is lining up a shock move for Sebastian Vettel, it has been revealed that Renault had previously held talks with the four-time world champion as it sought a replacement for McLaren-bound Daniel Ricciardo. While the Enstone-based team eventually opted to re-sign Fernando Alonso, who won both his titles with the French outfit, Vettel won all four of his titles using Renault engines. 'Fernando was one of the three top drivers we were talking to, Sebastian and Valtteri also,' team consultant, Alain Prost, himself a four-time champion, told Reuters. 'But Valtteri is driving a Mercedes, it's difficult for him to leave the...
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