Valtteri Bottas has directly responded to rumours about George Russell replacing him at Mercedes during the 2021 season with a cheeky dig at rivals Red Bull.
“I know that I’m not going to be replaced in the middle of the season,” said Bottas. “As a team, we don’t do that.
“I have a contract for this year and I believe there’s only one team that does that kind of thing in F1 and we’re not that.
“So [there’s] no pressure from my side. I know how things are and there’s always bull**** around. That’s part of the sport.”
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