118 GP-start. Three wins. 30 the prize podium in the ranking. Six pole position. 10 competition the fastest lap. World series third-place season 2017.
the statistics of the six F1 period are at least valid, but when run the series for five years in a row management at in the garage, expectations are at their peak. This also shows that Bottas comments from winter testing to the first end of the week.
I still Feel that I haven't reached F1 nothing, Bottas line your GP Today.
– I have a lot to achieve, and I want to reach my goals. I still have a lot to do F1. I think I got something to prove only to myself.
in August 30 years met the Finnish driver's forward-looking speech comes especially from the heavy last season. When a teammate Lewis Hamilton reached the fifth world I would be the heavyweight champion, winning it on the sidelines of the 11 races and achieved 11 pole position, Bottas balance missed two in pole position, and world cup series in fifth place, which justified 247 championship points were only a fraction of hamilton's championship catches, 408 points.work, work, Work
in March, the start of the new season is bottas a waterfront lot very important, as his contract with Mercedes is back in rehab, although last summer, signed the paper duration was told 1+1 year. The latter year is, however, a Mercedes option. Hamilton turning up almost simultaneously direct a two-year contract.
Bottas will place enough of a succes only Mercedes on the inside, because the Esteban Truiolo , 22, to run in the upcoming season, Bottas and Hamilton alongside third driver. Garage, second growth, in 2018 the F2 champion George Russell , 21, to take a turn to the next steps in their F1 engine customer Williams race driver.
Mercedes and Bottas went in good time through their shared objectives for the period starting.
– Valtteri know exactly where he should be for the coming season. He had to get rid of bad luck and perform on the same level with Lewis. In 2020, driving us to demand it. He knows all this very well, and I believe that he will be able to drive like that, the garage chief Toto Wolff said at the year end the GP Today -site.
Bottas, Wolff and the size of the garage know what he's capable of.
– it's All up to me myself and the fact that we need to be able to work together in order to achieve maximum through the season. I know for myself, exactly what can I do if I perform the best on my level.
the winter months - and especially recent weeks - have been bottas in respect of the hard work Mercedes Brackleyn-factory. He has been in recent years through things, small details, through which your own performance and level can be improved.
So I can fight in the game against Lewis, I need to run the best on my level, which consists of several details.
the Trend has been such that I lose Lewis a certain corner. Why so happens and what I can do to fix it? It's a long story. You don't have two hours time? Bottas could carve.opportunities
Bottas wants to be ”the best version of themselves”.
– competitive situations, mindset, attitude. Try to be in all of these the best possible. I don't want to tell you everything, but I want this to be my best year so far. I don't want to leave any stone unturned.
Although the pressures are the contract situation, taking into account the huge, Bottas talks to a lot of possibilities. The coming season they should be able to use to their advantage.
I Need to take care of the fact that I don't waste any opportunity, whether it's winning or prize podium investment.
I have to use the opportunity to in each situation. I need to minimize the errors and situations, after which I thought should have acted differently. I don't want to think about as a single after the competition. I want to use my chance.Valtteri Bottas has decided that last year's disappointments don't happen again. AOP