Should Mercedes choose Ocon or Bottas?

Should Mercedes choose Ocon or Bottas?

Toto Wolff says he is "wrestling with himself" over the conundrum of either retaining Valtteri Bottas or handing a chance to Esteban Ocon. Our Grand Prix Editor breaks down their key skills and presents the circumstances in which each is the right choice for the seat

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff faces a conundrum. In Hungary last weekend, he confirmed it's a toss-up between incumbent Valtteri Bottas and reserve driver Esteban Ocon as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate next year.

The decision is about more than just potentially making or breaking the careers of the two drivers. Either way, it will have a profound impact on the shape, and potential success, of the Mercedes team, not just next year, but beyond.

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