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Bottas regrets discounting one-stop strategy

Valtteri Bottas Valtteri Bottas regrets discounting the chance of finishing the British Grand Prix with one pit stop as his race-winning Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton managed to do. Bottas qualified on pole and, but for an early battle with Hamilton, led for 16 laps before taking his first pit stop, at which time he took another set of medium compound tyres. Hamilton pitted under Safety Car on Lap 20, a lucky break which allowed him to stay in front of Bottas, and made his new set of hard compound tyres last until the end of the 52-lap race. Bottas, on the other hand, had to pit again if only to meet the requirement of racing on multiple tyre compounds, and spent the final seven laps...
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