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Valtteri Bottas has made 'huge gains' in race performances

Valtteri Bottas says a “few mistakes” proved crucial in the 2019 Formula 1 title battle, but insists he has made “huge gains” in terms of his race displays. Bottas missed out on the crown to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton but has secured the runner-up spot in the championship, and has scored a career-best four wins. It is in stark contrast to a 2018 campaign in which he failed to take a single win and slumped to fifth in the standings, with just three podium finishes after the break. “Overall I think there were a few mistakes, for sure, from my side I should have been able to avoid,” said Bottas, reflecting on 2019. “There were a couple on race...
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