Esteban Ocon News: What’s Happening For 2019?
Where will Esteban Ocon be racing in the 2019 Formula 1 season? That’s the question we’re all asking at the moment and let’s face it – we don’t want to be losing anymore talent in the sport.
For those who may not be aware, Esteban Ocon is a part of the Mercedes young driver programme, this is a programme which helps and supports young drivers (with talent) who don’t have the finances.
Recently, when question about Esteban Ocon and his place within F1 for the 2019 season, Toto Wolff said that he would do what he feels is right for the driver for him to remain in the sport.
Toto Wolff: “Fundamentally, why we do this is we take great enjoyment in helping young talented drivers who lack finances. When we took Esteban from Gravity (a management team) we felt that he needed the support. You need to make sure these guys getting the right seats, you need to consider these things.“
At the moment, there hasn’t been any confirmation or news surrounding a drive for Esteban Ocon – we know that he did have contracts offered, specifically 2 contracts which were then taken away due to other circumstances.
It’s safe to say that Esteban Ocon has the support from not only Formula 1 fans around the world but he’s also respected within the paddock with both Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel praising Ocon with Hamilton even saying “I wish I was managing him!“