Should Mercedes just drop Bottas for Ocon now?

Should Mercedes just drop Bottas for Ocon now?

Is there any point in Mercedes continuing with Valtteri Bottas, and could any top driver do what Lewis Hamilton did with the W09 this season? Our expert answers these readers' questions and more

Do you think Mercedes should just bite the bullet and replace Valtteri Bottas with Esteban Ocon for 2019? Not sure if Mercedes will need a 'wingman' for the increased challenge of 2019.

Guy Dormehl, via Twitter

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