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Bottas admits he was careful not to destroy ‘harmony’ with Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas has revealed he had to bite his tongue during his five seasons with Mercedes while he was often forced to play second fiddle to team-mate Sir Lewis Hamilton. Bottas aided Mercedes to five straight Constructors’ Championship successes while at the team – part of the their record-breaking eight. He won 10 of his 101 races with the Silver Arrows, managing 58 podiums in the process but, while he managed to aid his team’s consistent triumphs, he never found himself in a position to mount a Drivers’ Championship challenge. Hamilton claimed the title in four of the five years that he partnered the 32-year-old, out-qualifying him 72 times in the 100 races they had together....
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