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Bottas almost quit Formula 1 due to mental problems

Valtteri Bottas has been active in Formula 1 for ten years now, but he wouldn't have come this far. The Finn struggled with mental problems and depression and almost hung up his helmet. Nothing mattered anymore for Bottas In a podcast by the Finnish broadcaster Supla Bottas talks about the psychological hole he fell into in 2014. "I got on a flight and an ex-girlfriend said to me, 'I hope the flight goes well'. I was like, 'if it crashes, so what? I'll get out of here'. Thoughts like this - that nothing matters - started getting into my head." Read more Jos Verstappen was amazed by Max: 'What I'm experiencing now, isn't normal' The problems arose at a time when drivers still had...
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