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Wolff to talk to ‘cheeky’ Bottas about fastest lap

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff understands Valtteri Bottas' fastest lap attempt at Zandvoort, but branded it 'cheeky' and wants a word. The Black Arrows threw all they could at Red Bull's Max Verstappen both on-track and through strategy, but ultimately the Dutchman was just out of reach and Mercedes were forced to change plans. That involved taking a bonus point for fastest lap, but the blueprint was for Lewis Hamilton to take it. Ultimately this is what happened, but before that Bottas had set his own against Mercedes' wishes on the soft tyres, fitted with five laps to go due to safety concerns. In the end, it was no harm done, and Bottas did indeed lift off in the final sector when Mercedes...
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