Toto Wolff has given an interview to Sky Sports in which he recognizes that the recruitment of Fernando Alonso as a replacement for Nico Rosberg, it is an option that should be considered by the combination of talent, speed and experience that the Spanish have.
The head of Mercedes recently said that the option of hiring a pilot of high level is the least favorite, but on this occasion she has not wanted to dismiss it. “We have to take it to Fernando. This is a rider that I respect a lot. Combines talent, speed and experience. It’s all there. But has a contract with McLaren-Honda at this point and we need to assess the other options”.
Toto Wolff has confirmed, in addition, that the team has the intention to maintain their way of acting in the future, that is to say, to give the same opportunities to both pilots without set preferences of any kind. “we’ll Keep the system that we had. We will always have a status equal for both riders and we will give them the same opportunities in everything. I think that we owe it to the fans and to ourselves that there is a hierarchical order from the beginning. It is not what we would like to see”.