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Bottas tops timesheets on first day of post-season tyre test

Following his epic drive to fourth in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas topped the timesheets on the first day of 2020 tyre testing at the Yas Marina circuit. Interestingly however, the Finn was one of only two drivers to post his best time on the 2019 rubber. On his last day behind the wheel of the championship-winning W10, Bottas had a productive day, completing more than two full race distances (766.452 km). His best time of 1:37.124 was 0.867s was quicker that Sebastian Vettel who finished second fastest, as the German team focused on long runs with the 2020 tyres, learning about the characteristics of the different compounds. The team also spent time comparing the 2019...
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