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Wolff fears 2018 ‘mentally damaged' Bottas

Plummeting from second to fifth in the Abu Dhabi GP without putting up much of a struggle, Toto Wolff fears Valtteri Bottas's 2018 season has left him mentally damaged. Bottas began this year's championship in good form, bagging two runner-up results in the opening three races before racing toward his first win of the year in Azerbaijan. That, though, came to nought when his W09 suffered a puncture late in the race. That coupled with team orders taking away the Russian Grand Prix win and handing it to Lewis Hamilton seem to have broken Bottas' spirit. The Finn had a lacklustre final grand prix of the season in Abu Dhabi, steamrolled by rivals to fall from second to fifth. Wolff fears his...
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