Head of Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff said that the season-2018 Pascal Wehrlein is likely to hold the position of test driver.
The German driver lost his place at Sauber at the end of the championship last year, and vacancies in other teams for him was not. There were rumors that the “Silver arrows” are no longer interested in his support, but according to wolf, it is not.
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“We support Pascal since 2013 after winning the DTM led him to Formula 1, – said wolf in an interview with AutoBild. – Two of the season, Sauber and Manor, it turned out difficult for him. But he will remain in our racing family this year, we want to offer him the role of test driver, so he has a chance to return next season.”
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