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Wolff: Bottas fastest lap attempt 'cheeky, but understandable'

Toto Wolff says that Valtteri Bottas' fastest lap attempt in the closing stages of the Dutch Grand Prix was "a bit cheeky", but the Mercedes F1 boss won't hold the push against the Finn. Bottas was called in by his team on lap 67 of 72 for a precautionary pit stop, with his crew swapping his medium tyres for a set of softs, a change that the Mercedes driver saw as an opportunity to snatch a championship point for fastest lap. But the Finn was ordered to abort his attempt to give Hamilton a chance to secure the extra point after his own stop for soft rubber on lap 70. While Bottas did indeed lift, the Finn's aborted effort was still credited with the fastest lap. "That was a...
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