Williams Martini Racing have confirmed that they have no comment over reports they are in talks with Mercedes over a move for Valtteri Bottas.

It was reported over the weekend that Williams were in talks with Mercedes about signing Bottas moving to Brackley. A Williams spokesman confirmed that they have two drivers for 2017, Valtteri (Bottas) and Lance (Stroll).

Paddock Eye understands that an initial offer from Mercedes to Williams for Bottas was rejected by the Grove based outfit.

Williams have also refused to comment on the rumors linking Mercedes Executive Director (Technical) Paddy Lowe to the team.


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