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Bottas' Barcelona start down to grip

Speaking in the wake of a race that was lost in the opening few seconds as the cars pulled away from the line, pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas cited a mysterious clutch issue. 'I lost it at the start,' said the Finn. 'There was some strange behaviour on the clutch. It was biting, releasing, biting, releasing, which I never felt before, so I lost it there. 'It was the first time I've felt anything like that,' he added, 'like a vibration in the clutch and that's why the initial getaway was very poor. It was kind of biting and releasing in a very quick frequency. So it's really annoying. All the hard work this weekend for me went down the depths but obviously I'm not blaming any individual in the...
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