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Bottas matched Kris Meeke’s pace in Toyota rally test

Valtteri Bottas has revealed he was able to match World Rally Championship event winner Kris Meeke’s pace by the end of his try-out in a Toyota Yaris WRC car last month. Mercedes Formula 1 driver Bottas entered his first rally event over the winter before getting the opportunity to test Toyota’s WRC car in Finland between the British and German Grands Prix. F1 drivers are usually off-limits from doing potentially dangerous activities outside of their regular racing commitments, but Bottas said there were no concerns from Mercedes about him doing the test. “For that particular test, there was no permission needed, because I asked a long time ago if it was OK if I did some testing and...
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