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Bottas told of Mercedes exit ‘long ago' – Doornbos

Jun.22 Two former F1 drivers think Valtteri Bottas is definitely leaving Mercedes. Toto Wolff tried to downplay the Finn's expletive-filled radio rant in the French GP as a 'great' thing because he is 'finally letting something out'. But according to Red Bull driver Robert Doornbos, something doesn't add up. 'Why didn't he (Bottas) say it earlier?' he told Ziggo Sport. 'He should have told his team halfway through the race, not after it was too late. It seems like he just doesn't have a position in the team to get things done.' Doornbos said something else was 'strange' about Bottas at Paul Ricard. 'Why didn't he want to go for the fastest lap at the end by making a pitstop?' wondered the...
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