Valtteri Bottas will abide as apple best Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes accomplice for the 2020 Formula One season, the aggregation said Thursday, catastrophe acceptance about the driver’s future.
“Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport today accepted that it has acclimatized its advantage with Valtteri Bottas for the 2020 Formula One season,” the German aggregation said in a statement.
Since he abutting the aggregation in 2017 Finland’s Bottas, age-old 30, has won bristles admirable prix and is currently additional in the apple championship standings abaft Hamilton.
“I am actual blessed and appreciative to be allotment of the aggregation for a fourth division and ambition to acknowledge every aggregation affiliate and the lath of Mercedes for their assurance and acceptance in me,” Bottas said.
“My all-embracing ambition is to become Formula One apple champion. I accept that on paper, and from my acquaintance with the team, Mercedes is the best advantage for me to accomplish that ambition in 2020.”
Team bang-up Toto Wolff said 2019 was Bottas’s best anytime season, but “he is athirst for added and bent to accumulate on convalescent and adopting his level. That’s the mindset we appetite from all our aggregation members.”
First Published: Aug 29, 2019 16:11 IST
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