“Thank God Bottas won in Turkey”. Toto Wolff underlined the crucial performance of the Finn in Turkey. With Lewis Hamilton forced to recover from eleventh position, Bottas had the task of preventing Verstappen from winning in Istanbul, a mission accomplished with a single thrill, when he lost his rear at the exit of the first corner in the call to the right after setting the first. left curve. The driver destined for Alfa Romeo still has an important role to play in completing his prestige as a Mercedes driver to perfection, that is, guaranteeing the three-pointed star the conquest of the Constructors’ title by helping Lewis Hamilton to defend the throne as far as the ranking is concerned. pilots currently led by Max Verstappen.
Valtteri Bottas in Turkey he returned to victory, a success that the Scandinavian had been missing for over a year. The former Williams points out that he is still at the heart of the Mercedes project although his future foresees moving to Hinwil in 2022: “The atmosphere within the team is great and it is not true that I have been banned from attending some meetings. I am admitted to every meeting exactly as it has always been. As far as I’m concerned, the situation is absolutely normal and I want to play my part in this season finale ”. In 2022 Bottas will leave the seat to George Russell, who together with Lewis Hamilton will compose an all-British dream couple.