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Bottas: You know, we are sandbagging so that's it

With the lead Mercedes over a second slower than Max Verstappen in pre-season testing, Valtteri Bottas has cheekily declared Mercedes must be 'sandbagging'. Formula 1's very brief three-day pre-season run from Friday to Sunday without the usual Mercedes dominance. While in recent years fans have come to expect Mercedes will cover the most laps with the fastest times, it was anything but the usual story this season. Mercedes did the fewest laps of any team, Bottas and his team-mate Lewis Hamilton only managing 304, 10 shy of the team with the second least laps, Aston Martin. As it happens a large part of the reason why Aston Martin only did 314 was because of issues relating to their...
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