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Bottas: Ferrari and McLaren ‘not easy cars to overtake'

Valtteri Bottas says it could be 'quite tricky' working his way through the field at the USGP as the Ferraris and McLarens are 'not the easy cars to overtake'. Not for the first time this season Bottas is having to fight back from a grid penalty, the Mercedes driver taking his third engine penalty of the championship. Mercedes fitted his W12 with a new ICE meaning a five-place grid drop with the Finn starting the United States Grand Prix from P9 on the grid. That means he'll have to pass Pierre Gasly, Lando Norris, Daniel Ricciardo, Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc before he even gets to the back of the first Red Bull car. And that, he concedes, is easier said than done. 'They're not the...
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