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Bottas blames start line paint for losing Shanghai lead

Valtteri Bottas had no doubt as to what had cost him the lead at the start of the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. "It was a shame about the start," the Mercedes driver acknowledged. "I think I lost it in the start, honestly. "It's small details," he explained. "I got some wheelspin as I went over the white line - the start-finish line - which was immediately after my box, so I lost it there. Hamilton makes history with Race 1000 victory in Shanghai "It was the same in the formation lap start, just going over the paint, and also the race start. It means I've got to look to see if there is anything I could have done with that, but - bad luck!...
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