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What Wolff is thinking in Mercedes' driver quandary

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What Wolff is thinking in Mercedes' driver quandary
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Aug 9, 2019, 9:58 AM

Mercedes faces a choice between Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon for 2020, but its real issue is 2021 and beyond. Thoughts of George Russell and Max Verstappen, and memories of Nico Rosberg, play into the choice too

Who will drive for the Mercedes Formula 1 team alongside Lewis Hamilton next year? It's a question to which Toto Wolff doesn't yet know the answer, if what he told us over the Hungarian weekend is to believed.

Wolff said the decision-making process would formally kick off this week, and that the outcome should emerge before the end of the summer break. When it does the remaining pieces of the 2020 driver-market puzzle should start to fall into place.

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