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Bottas blames 'white line' for poor start

Valtteri Bottas blames a painted white line for the wheel-spin that compromised his start and effectively handed victory to teammate Lewis Hamilton today. Following the promise of qualifying, and most of the previous practice sessions, it appeared to be Valtteri Bottas 1.0 that started today's Chinese Grand Prix as opposed to Bottas 2.0. As the field roared down the straight to Turn 1, Hamilton, having made the better start, led the way, going on to take victory and the lead in the world championship. As in Melbourne, where Bottas effectively won the race at the start, today it was the Finn's turn to lose it. 'Lewis had a better start and for me, the problem was already on the formation...
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