Esteban Ocon will become a reserve pilot Mercedes

Esteban Ocon will become a reserve pilot Mercedes

November 24, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Esteban Ocon to the last hoped to sign a contract for 2019, but after in Williams announced a contract with Robert Kubica, it became obvious that the Frenchman will miss the next season.

At the press conference of team leaders held on Friday in Abu Dhabi, Toto Wolff said that in 2019 Esteban will become a backup Mercedes racer and will work on a simulator of a champion team. In addition, it is possible that the Windows will sit behind the wheel of a Mercedes during the winter tests, but the final decision has not yet been made.