Valtteri Bottas claims Alfa Romeo and Aston Martin’s battle within the 2022 constructors’ championship makes a distinction as ending larger or decrease on the desk grants groups extra prize cash. The Finn scored one level on the 2022 F1 Mexican GP, displaying that his automobile could be aggressive in the best circumstances.
Bottas’ 2022 marketing campaign is clearly an enormous step down when in comparison with his five-year stint at Mercedes. The motive force has amassed a complete of 47 factors and presently sits in tenth place within the drivers’ standings. His group, Alfa Romeo, is in a heated battle with Silverstone-based Aston Martin for sixth place within the constructors’ championship.
Whereas most followers aren’t bothered about groups outdoors the highest three, Valtteri Bottas highlights that ending sixth or seventh on the finish of the 12 months can result in considerably completely different sums of prize cash and wind tunnel time for groups. Bottas spoke about his group’s struggle with Aston Martin forward of the 2022 F1 Brazilian GP, saying:
“We attempt to take the chance. Now, with the current upgrades we undoubtedly have discovered a bit extra tempo. So we’re hopeful that we could be aggressive right here and rating factors as a result of it’s getting fairly shut with Aston, solely two go so and you recognize, for us, both being sixth or seventh within the Constructors’ Championship, it really makes a distinction. So hopefully it is a good one.”
Valtteri Bottas claims dissatisfaction is conserving Lewis Hamilton from leaving the game
Valtteri Bottas claims Lewis Hamilton isn’t glad with the top of the 2021 season and the way the 2022 season has gone – citing the 2 as the principle causes for a possible contract extension for the seven-time world champion. Mercedes did not get on prime of the 2022 aerodynamic laws, and as a consequence did not problem Max Verstappen and Pink Bull this 12 months.
Talking about his former teammate, Bottas mentioned:
“I feel he is not glad with clearly the top of final 12 months, and in addition this 12 months. He [Hamilton] looks like he’s nonetheless having fun with it, and I feel just lately he is been again at his stage once more. Why not [stay]? He loves racing.”
Lewis Hamilton claims he’s seeking to prolong his contract with the German group and can strive his greatest to safe a record-breaking eighth title victory within the sport. The Briton remains to be trying to find his first victory in 2022 and will probably be clutching at straws to make it occur earlier than the season ends in two races’ time.