Esteban Ocon has shot down recent reports that claimed he had offered a hint about his future in Formula 1 via his Instagram page.
A rumour that was started in a Reddit thread, claiming that Ocon had altered his Instagram biography from "test driver" to "Formula 1 driver", sent some into overdrive as rumours continue to swirl of an imminent deal with Renault.
The Frenchman is expected to sign a deal with his native F1 team after a year on the sidelines working as Mercedes' test and reserve driver.
However, he pointed out that he was not making any suggestions about his future, insisting his social media profiles had been untouched through the year.
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