News Details

No defense Bottas against Max: 'Max brainwashed him beforehand'

It was a nefarious plan by Mercedes. Max Verstappen took his new engine and the accompanying penalty in Sochi and started at the back of the field. The Brackley-based team sacrificed Valtteri Bottas, who will be leaving at the end of the season, to thwart the Dutchman's attempt to get to the front. It seemed like a stroke of genius, but the Finn's final performance quickly scuppered the plan. No defence Bottas It took Verstappen exactly six laps to show the Finn his heels. The seemingly poor defence of Bottas made many people think that Hamilton's teammate didn't care anymore. We saw something similar before at the Dutch Grand Prix, when Bottas took the fastest lap, forcing Hamilton to...
Full Story »
10mo ago from GPBlog.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Max brainwashed Bottas, compared to Senna: 'That's...

It was a nefarious plan by Mercedes. Max Verstappen took his new engine...
10mo ago from GPBlog.com

Haas considers remarkable plan to help inexperienced...

Haas chose to start the season with two rookies in 2021. An unusual plan,...
10mo ago from GPBlog.com

Chandhok analyzes Red Bull's FP1: "Interesting...

Red Bull Racing did not perform particularly well in the first session of...
10mo ago from GPBlog.com

Leclerc has smart plan to charge up the order on Sunday

Charles Leclerc has already devised an astute strategy for carving his...
10mo ago from F1i.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Andretti takes swipe at Wolff over F1 power

1978 Formula 1 World Champion Mario Andretti has hit out at Mercedes boss...

IndyCar drivers at odds over reasons for Nashville...

Leading IndyCar drivers have shared a multitude of theories as to why...
8h ago from SpeedCafe.com

McLaughlin: Dixon does not get respect he deserves at...

Scott Dixon is now the outright second most prolific race winner in North...
11h ago from SpeedCafe.com

O’Ward: F1 chances a ‘distant illusion’ amid...

Effectively shuffled down the line by Piastri, Mexican driver O’Ward...
9h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.