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Wolff: Bottas pulled himself out of mid-season lull

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says it was ultimately down to Valtteri Bottas making personal improvements to “pull himself out” of a tricky mid-season run and hints it could lead to bigger things. After the summer break Bottas endured a tough run of results with just two rostrums in the space of six races – while in that stretch Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton won five out of the six races – to demonstrate the biggest gap in performance between the pair in 2017. While Bottas accepts his performances during that stint weren’t up to standard demanded by Mercedes and team principal Wolff, the Finnish driver battled back over the final three races with two pole positions, two rostrums...
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