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Portuguese Grand Prix: Time for Bottas to shine

If ever there was a time for Valtteri Bottas to shine, it will be in today's Portuguese Grand Prix after claiming pole position for the race ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton – the 75th front row lockout by Mercedes in the modern era. In qualifying yesterday, Bottas denied Hamilton his 100th pole by a mere 0.007s but it was enough, and the fact that the seven-time world champion admitted he gave it all he had. That would not have gone unnoticed by the Finn who needs to shed his wingman, nearly-man, number two tag. This afternoon, starting from top spot Bottas has gatecrashed the spotlight-grabbing Hamilton versus Max Verstappen title duel, how he copes with the double-pronged attack,...
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