Toto Wolff, supervisor of the Mercedes staff, sees no motive to alter drivers whereas Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas ship a double to the staff.
After the third anniversary of Mercedes Wolff mentioned: "After a day like at the moment, we’re P1 and P2, I don’t take into account another brief – time period driver.
I resolve that 2020 will likely be mentioned first with Valtteri and Lewis and as soon as this resolution is made, will probably be taken under consideration and we will plan for 2020, "he added.
Hamilton is dedicated to staying with the staff till the top of the F1 2020 season. Bottas' present contract expires on the finish of this yr.
Max Verstappen denied info that Wolff was in common contact with him a couple of potential future mission. Wolff additionally mentioned that there had been no severe discussions between him, the driving force or his father, the previous F1 racer, Jos Verstappen.
"I shouldn’t have Max's quantity and I by no means have it on the telephone," Wolff mentioned. in response to a query from RaceFans.
"As Max rightly mentioned, I’ve identified Jos for a very long time, I take into account him a buddy and we’re speaking about infants and karting and when child youngsters in a kart. And which staff will we put in place? We’re not speaking about Max or his contract.
"I feel for the suitable causes, Max could be very hooked up to the scenario of Purple Bull-Honda and rightly so. We’re dedicated to our drivers. We don’t plan any dialogue, neither Jos and Max. So, I have no idea the place it comes from.
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