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Ocon sympathizes: 'Formula 1 can sometimes be cruel'

Sergio Perez's exit from Racing Point proved that a contract does not always equate to an actual spot on the grid, and now it is the very same Perez who seems to be threatening George Russell's contract with Williams. Same boat Esteban Ocon, like George Russell from the Mercedes training programme, was in the same boat as Russell two years ago. The Frenchman ran out of a team and spent a year as a reserve driver at Mercedes. Those were difficult times for Ocon and he hopes that Russell can be spared this. "I'm not really aware of what is happening, but I really hope that George can stay in Formula 1", Ocon said to Autosport.com. Read more Ocon looking forward to returning to the...
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