Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will lose five positions on the starting grid of the Grand Prix of Japan because of a change in its W08 transmission.
After the summer break, the Finn has been a serious decline in results, which is acknowledged and Toto Wolff.
Mercedes is concerned about the sharp decline in the results of Valtteri of Bottas
In the first session at Suzuka, which was held on dry land, Valtteri showed the fifth time.
Today also it became known that Mercedes installed on the machine Bottas new transmission, which means a penalty of five places on the starting field of Sunday’s race.
Recall that in the overall standings of the season-2017 Bottas takes the third place after the championship race leader Lewis Hamilton 59 points.
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