Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda commented on the results of qualifying in Spielberg, the results of which Valtteri Bottas won the pole position, and Lewis Hamilton was third, but a penalty for changing the gearbox the Brit will start from the eighth position.
Lewis Hamilton will lose five places on the grid in Austria
“The result is both good and bad, – said in comments to Sky Sports Lauda. – Bottas definitely deserved the pole position. Vettel in second place, which is not that bad.
But Lewis is having problems. In the race he will start from eighth place. He will have to work harder than usual to act good.
On Sunday, we will do our best to pull him up. Returning to Valtteri, he showed a fantastic result. For him, everything was perfect”.
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