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Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul is prepared for a few problems on the pit wall with Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon in 2020.
Daniel Ricciardo is thinking “selfishly” about Esteban Ocon becoming his team-mate, seeing him as another way to improve.
Esteban Ocon believes the knowledge and experience he gained while out has turned him into a “better package” and made him “more hungry”.
Despite Renault pulling out of a deal to sign Esteban Ocon last season, Mercedes principal Toto Wolff insists they didn’t lose trust in the team.
Esteban Ocon hopes he can bring a “new perspective” and “a different way of thinking” to Renault.
Off to Renault next season, Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says Esteban Ocon will “fade out” of his role as the Brackley team’s third driver.
Both Mercedes and Renault have stressed that Esteban Ocon’s move to the Enstone team is not a loan basis where the Silver Arrows can recall him.
With Mercedes closing the door to Esteban Ocon for 2020, the Frenchman has instead signed with Renault, agreeing a multi-year contract.
The 2020 drivers line up will begin to take shape, at least the midfield part, at Spa with Renault expected to announce Esteban Ocon on Thursday.
Esteban Ocon is edging ever closer to signing for Renault for the 2020 season, replacing Nico Hulkenberg, reports claim.
Esteban Ocon insisted that he was a regular figure in the Mercedes garage as part of his reserve and development role with the Silver Arrows this season.
Two years ago Jacques Villeneuve was not a fan of Valtteri Bottas, calling him an embarrassment; now he feels the Finn is Mercedes’ best option for 2020.
Kevin Magnussen and/or Romain Grosjean out and Esteban Ocon or Nico Hulkenberg in at Haas?
Esteban Ocon or Valtteri Bottas? The former is a sensible option for Merc.
Esteban Ocon will replace Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes next season, so says Bottas’ predecessor Nico Rosberg.
Mercedes principal Toto Wolff admits that if they continue with Valtteri Bottas, then Esteban Ocon will need to go elsewhere to continue his development.
Amid rumours of a move to Haas, Esteban Ocon has said “all options remain alive”, including a loan move away from Mercedes, as he eyes a quick return to the grid.
Silverstone was the final nail in Romain Grosjean’s Haas coffin with the Frenchman set to be fired in favour of signing Esteban Ocon, or so the rumour mill says.
Billed as a future champion and yet forced to watch from the sidelines, Esteban Ocon is not willing to “judge” other drivers but concedes some could be doing a better job.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said the team are prepared to release Esteban Ocon from his contract with the Silver Arrows.
With rumours linking Esteban Ocon to a 2020 Renault seat, Toto Wolff says he’s open to a loan deal but Cyril Abiteboul would need to keep his word this time.
Although Cyril Abiteboul has implied that Renault have an option on Nico Hulkenberg for next season, they are looking at their options.
Sitting on the sidelines this season, Esteban Ocon insists he has trusts his management – including Toto Wolff – to find him a race seat for next season.
Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon expects Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to fight all the way until the end of season.
Mercedes development driver Esteban Ocon claims he will “transform” himself under Formula 1’s new weight rules as he aims for a 2020 return.
Sergio Perez believes he was put in the shadow of former teammate and the “next big thing” Esteban Ocon.
Esteban Ocon is confident Mercedes will “remember” his potential even though he is set to spend a season on the sidelines.
Sergio Perez has warned former teammate Esteban Ocon that it’s “a risky move” as he prepares to sit out the 2019 season.
Jacques Villeneuve has said Esteban Ocon’s ties to Mercedes have prevented him from staying on the Formula 1 grid.
Esteban Ocon says he will give up on his dream of becoming a F1 World Champion and switch his focus to another series if he doesn’t land a 2020 drive.