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'Weak' Bottas loses main F1 sponsor

Jan.10 Valtteri Bottas has lost his major personal sponsor. Billionaire Antti Aarnio-Wihuri, boss of the Finnish conglomerate Wihuri, told Ilta Sanomat newspaper that sponsoring formula one has become "too expensive". He also admitted that Bottas' poor performance at Mercedes last year was another reason for the decision. "Partly it was not his own fault, but I think he was quite weak at the end of the year," Aarnio-Wihuri said. "It's difficult to be Hamilton's teammate, but Valtteri was also left behind by many others. It was a pretty weak result," he added. Aarnio-Wihuri has sponsored Bottas, 29, for his entire racing career. Bottas' business manager Ville...
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