Niki Lauda: Bottas regained my confidence in the car

Ники Лауда: Боттас снова почувствовал уверенность в автомобиле

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda believes that the Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas finally was able to once again feel confident driving the car W08.

During the second half of the season-2017 Finn often complained about the behavior of the car and most of the Grand Prix could not match the speed of Lewis Hamilton. But at Interlagos, he managed to reverse the negative trend and to defend the honor of the team after the accident partner in the first segment, winning the pole position.

“I always knew that Valtteri fast, and he proved it. It is very important that he once again could feel confident in the car, – quotes the Austrian edition of AUTOSPORT. – Bottas was fastest during the whole weekend. Machine again suits his style of piloting, and it helped him to achieve the maximum.

With regard to the accident of Lewis, it happens every. There are mistakes, but that’s okay. In the race it will have an interesting breakthrough last place”.

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