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Bottas: You know, we're always sandbagging in testing

Valtteri Bottas had a cheeky stab at critics by implying his Mercedes team were sandbagging during Formula 1 preseason testing in Bahrain this past weekend. Mercedes were uncharacteristically out of sorts, both Bottas and Lewis Hamilton struggling to find the sweetspot on the car despite the Finn topping the timesheets at the end of day two at Sakhir. The World Champions were on the back foot from the moment testing began on Friday when a gearshift issue forced a gearbox change at the expense of valuable track time for their new car. At the end of the final day, in which Bottas was 16th fastest, he told Ted Kravitz on Sky F1: 'You know, we're always sandbagging in testing, so that’s...
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