Opinion: After missing out on Verstappen, what Mercedes did next

In some Sliding Doors-style scenario, or parallel universe, what if Verstappen had signed for Mercedes instead, with whom he and his team of advisors had spoken via Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda. He’d have been put in its queue, and forced to wait for Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg to fall from their prized positions as race drivers of F1’s all-conquering team. Let’s say Mercedes funded ... Keep reading