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Bottas unsure of pace in US GP qualifying: 'Every lap was a bit different'

Valtteri Bottas made no secret of his struggles to understand his Mercedes W08 Formula 1 car during qualifying for the United States Grand Prix on Saturday, taking third on the grid in a mixed session. Since the summer break, Bottas has struggled with pace compared to dominant Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who took his 11th pole of the season at the Circuit of The Americas. Bottas was left to settle for third behind Hamilton and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, and said that setup issues meant he simply could not go any quicker during the session as a combination of small factors stacked up. Related Articles Ricciardo feels Red Bull car 'could be a lot better' in Austin Verstappen: One of...
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