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Häkkinen: Third the maximum for Bottas

– Two-time Formula 1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen reckons third place was the best result fellow Finn Valtteri Bottas could have achieved in Austria, opposing suggestions that Williams threw away the victory.Having locked out the front row of the grid, Bottas and team-mate Felipe Massa controlled the opening stages of the race, only to be usurped by Mercedes duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton during the pit-stop phases.But instead of pondering where the encounter might have been lost, Häkkinen has argued that Mercedes' package was always going to come out on top, and praised Williams for maximising its potential points haul."In my opinion, third was the best possible result...
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