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Wolff denies Hamilton now number 2 driver

May 19 Toto Wolff denies that George Russell has already taken over as Mercedes' number 1 driver. 24-year-old Russell, who replaced Valtteri Bottas at the end of last season, has been more competitive than seven time world champion Hamilton in the struggling 2022 car. Former F1 drivers Ralf Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve think a 'changing of the guard' has now taken place. 'I hardly follow the comments like that,' team boss Wolff told Osterreich newspaper. 'When I do hear one or two remarks, I can only smile about it. George is doing a good job, but that's exactly what we expected from him – that's why he's at Mercedes.' The Austrian denies that Hamilton, 37, is losing focus now...
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