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Bottas calls Canada GP a 'wake-up call'

Jun.12 Valtteri Bottas has described the Canadian GP race weekend as a personal "wake-up call". With his new beard on show after a lacklustre 2018, the Finnish driver came out of the box with surprisingly strong form early in 2019. But more recently, his championship lead has become a 29-point deficit to Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Mika Salo, a former F1 driver, said Bottas' performance was particularly "strange" in Canada. Bottas said his Montreal weekend started to go wrong in qualifying, with a messy lap meaning he qualified just sixth. He finished the race fourth. "I was really confident but I made some mistakes in Q3 and that cost me quite a lot of...
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