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Vandoorne: It hurt to miss out on Mercedes drive

Mercedes reserve driver Stoffel Vandoorne admits he is stung to be passed-over as Lewis Hamilton's replacement for the Sakhir Grand Prix, with George Russell given the seat instead. Previously racing in Formula 1 with McLaren from 2016-2018, Vandoorne joined Mercedes in 2019 as the team's simulator driver, before being promoted to reserve ahead of the 2020 season. Additionally, the Belgian represents the Silver Arrows in Formula E, however Toto Wolff and co. instead opted for Mercedes junior Russell, who is widely touted for a full-time drive with the team in the near future. Taking to social media, Vandoorne said he was disappointed to have missed out on the drive of a lifetime, but...
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