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Schumacher, Horner reject mid-season Bottas axe rumours

May 5 Rumours that Valtteri Bottas could lose his Mercedes seat before the end of the season do not 'make sense', according to former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher. Britain's Daily Mail newspaper quoted a team source as saying there is 'unrest' at Mercedes about the Finn's performance. 'He is not up to it, which was made clearer by the job we saw (George) Russell do in Bahrain,' the unnamed insider added. Many seasoned media figures initially dismissed the reports, suggesting that Mercedes boss Toto Wolff would not use the Daily Mail for such a leak. 'The Daily Mail is not taken seriously by anyone,' noted the Finnish newspaper Iltalehti. Ralf Schumacher also played down the likelihood that...
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