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Valtteri Bottas Forced to Settle for Second at Monza: “I was pushing as hard as I could”

Valtteri Bottas felt he did everything he could to take victory in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix but ultimately, he was forced to settle for second behind Charles Leclerc. The Mercedes AMG Motorsport driver ran third for the majority of the afternoon but had closed the gap on Leclerc and team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the second stint and was in prime position to capitalise on a mistake from the reigning World Champion at the first chicane to take over second place. On fresher tyres than Leclerc, Bottas made inroads into the Scuderia Ferrari driver’s advantage at the front, but whenever he got within striking distance, he was unable to make a move, citing issues with the brakes and tyres...
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