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How unlucky is bottas?
Bottas suffered a tyre failure with three laps to go, occurring early in the lap that meant he lost a ton of time crawling back to the pits. It meant he could only finish the race 11th.
Why is bottas underrated?
He has good 1 lap pace and is capable of winning an occasional race at times. When things don’t go perfectly he performs horribly. Overtaking is not a skill he has shown, where Lewis cuts through the field Valtteri often gets stuck behind other drivers. I would say the most underrated driver right now is Carlos Sainz.
Why did bottas do so bad?
“Really the main issue was a lack of pace,” Bottas lamented. “Just not being quick enough. “Quite early on in the race I could see that I just couldn’t match the cars ahead, especially when one of the Aston Martins was ahead of me. I just couldn’t keep up.”
What team is bottas going to?
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamValtteri Bottas / Current team
Who will bottas drive for in 2021?
Valtteri Bottas to race for Alfa Romeo in F1 2022 Updated 12:45 September 6 2021. After much speculation and intrigue Valtteri Bottas confirmed that he will be leaving the Mercedes-AMG F1 team at the end of 2021 and joining Alfa Romeo.
Who will bottas be driving for next year?
Valtteri Bottas has signed for Alfa Romeo for the 2022 Formula 1 season, clearing the way for George Russell to be confirmed at Mercedes. Bottas, 32, will effectively be replacing Finnish countryman Kimi Raikkonen, who retires at the end of the season, at Alfa Romeo after five seasons as Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate.
Who was the driver before bottas?
On 16 January 2017, Valtteri Bottas was announced as Rosberg’s replacement for the 2017 season and British GP3 driver George Russell was incorporated into the junior team. On 22 October 2017, Mercedes won the Constructors’ Championship for the fourth consecutive time.