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Valtteri Bottas: “Today was a tough day for me”

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team driver Valtteri Bottas was disappointed with his performance at the United States Grand Prix, as he struggled to make the one-stop strategy work, after battling it out with the two Scuderia Ferrari drivers. Bottas took the chequered flag in fifth place, but that was really not the sort of result the Finn or Mercedes were hoping for. Despite his best efforts to keep the one stop strategy viable, Bottas’ tyres began to degrade, and he was unable to put up any kind of fight against the advancing Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen, who had already made a second pit stop, and were on much faster and fresher rubber. The Finn was...
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