Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has revealed that the Brackley team also included top driver and current world champion Lewis Hamilton in deciding which race driver to select for the season 2020.
Toto Wolff has acknowledged that the Mercedes team has an extremely difficult decision to make in choosing a racer to be teammate of Lewis Hamilton in the silver car next season.
The Austrian revealed that Mercedes would make the decision after the summer break, and Lewis Hamilton was also asked for an opinion at the Silver Arrows camp. Wolff added that they would try to resolve the situation in such a way that the racer who had to leave could find a seat on any of the other teams in a timely manner.
“The decision on the race will be taken solely for the benefit of the Mercedes team, of which Lewis Hamilton in an important part and we are interested in his opinion. I already sent him our shotlist. I don’t want to talk about dates, but a decision will be made in the coming weeks. “