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Bottas fighting fit for the first time in six years

Valtteri Bottas is, for the first time in six years, going into a Formula One season illness free. One of the less talked about changes for 2019 is the one that states drivers and their seat must now weigh a minimum of 80kg. Under previous rules, driver weight formed part of the overall car weight, meaning a lighter driver could lead to better balance placement for teams, and a lighter package overall. With the new rule in place, Bottas discussed how it has made a huge difference for him over the winter, due to being able to “actually eat”. 'Yes, I've been able to actually eat,' he told Motorsport.com. 'It's quite nice to be able to gain a kilo or two. Getting pretty close to my...
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