Head of Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff said that he was very satisfied with the performance of rookie “Silver arrows” of Valtteri Bottas at the Grand Prix of Australia.
Finn, who replaced world champion in 2016, Nico Rosberg, started and finished third, less than two seconds behind teammate Lewis Hamilton.
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“I was very impressed with the performance of Valtteri in the course of the weekend, – quotes the wolf Crash.net. Despite serious pressure, due to the fact that he came to replace Nico Rosberg, he did amazing. In the race, Bottas also looked good and in the end even catching up with Lewis.
Of course, it should be noted that when it became clear that under normal circumstances, can not win, Hamilton just dropped the pace. But nevertheless I am very happy with the performance of Bottas.
Valtteri is very focused, and it’s one of his strengths. I have no doubt in its speed, now it is important simply to gather together, to learn and progress further”.
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