• Mercedes: Bottas request for split strategy foiled by tyre concerns

    Il y a 12 jours - Par F1i

    Mercedes has revealed that Valtteri Bottas' request to be put on a different strategy than teammate Lewis Hamilton midway through the Tuscan Grand Prix was denied because of tyre concerns.
    Bottas was trailing Hamilton at the mid-way point of the 59-lap race and believed that only an alternate strategy would provide him with a chance of beating the six-time world champion.
    While Mercedes was initially more than happy to comply with Bottas' wish, the plan was changed on a whim and the Finn was brought in first. when the team bought the Finn in first.
    Chief strategist James Vowles detailed...
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