Valtteri Bottas Signs 1 Year Deal With Mercedes

Bottas has been signed up by Mercedes for one more season as the world champion’s team-mate. 

Hamilton is also out of contract at the end of the 2018 campaign but he is in talks to extend his deal. 

Bottas said: “For me it's good for Lewis to continue.

“I clicked well with him, and he's a quick driver and a challenge.”

Bottas finished third in his first season with Mercedes but speculation is ramping up about Daniel Ricciardo or Max Verstappen taking his seat for 2019. 

But he hopes to win a new deal, and said: “The best contract argument is to win as many races as possible.”

Bottas is already back in training ahead of the new season, which begins in Australia on March 25. 


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Source : https://www.express.co.uk/sport/f1-autosport/917862/Lewis-Hamilton-Mercedes-Team-Mate-Valtteri-Bottas-Contract-F1-News

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