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Salo defends Valtteri Bottas' 2018 performance

By his own admittance, Valtteri Bottas' 2018 campaign fell well short of expectations, but former F1 driver Mika Salo believes his fellow Finn is being too hard on himself. Despite driving for a team that garnered 11 wins this season thanks to Lewis Hamilton, Bottas concluded his season without ever standing on the top step of the podium, a feat he achieved three times in 2017. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff fears the misfortune that befell the 29-year-old this year and the necessity to confine him to a support role in the latter part of the season may have taken their toll on Bottas' mentally. Mercedes admits it needs to get Bottas 'back to a good place' "At least he has identified what...
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