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Bottas explains how he and Wolff decided Mercedes exit

Article To news overview © Mercedes Valtteri Bottas has explained how his exit from Mercedes was decided following his five-year stint with the team. After months of speculation, it was announced in September 2021 that the Finn would be leaving the outfit at the end of the year to join Alfa Romeo on a multi-year deal. Meanwhile, George Russell would make the step up from Williams to replace Bottas as Lewis Hamilton's teammate. Bottas says that this all came about as a mutual decision between himself and Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff, rather than him simply being told that he would not be retained. The 10-time race winner had already decided that he would switch teams if he could not get a...
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