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Home sim helping Bottas prepare for Portimao

Valtteri Bottas is gearing up for Formula 1’s first visit to the Algarve International Circuit by familiarising himself with the track on a simulator at home. The Portuguese Grand Prix returns to the F1 calendar for the first time since 1996 on October 25, not at the previous venue of Estoril but much further south near Portimao on the Algarve. It will be a new track for many drivers but not Bottas, who has some experience of competing at it around a decade ago not long after the facility first opened. The Finn competed there as part of the British Formula 3 series in 2009 when among his rivals was the winner of that year’s championship – none other than Daniel Ricciardo. Now Bottas...
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