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Bottas and Hamilton praise 'great but tricky' Portimão track

Friday's pace-setter Valtteri Bottas gave the thumbs up to Portimão's track, but singled out the circuit's slippery tarmac as a "tricky" proposition. Bottas upheld his usual Friday form in free practice, leading both sessions relatively comfortably in a drama-free day, at least for the Mercedes drivers. "It's been a good day today," said the Finn. "The sun was shining, this is a great track for driving; it could definitely be worse! "It was quite slippery out on track, it reminded me a lot of when we went to Sochi or Austin for the first time, and we drove on the new tarmac there. "This type of tarmac is tricky in terms of getting grip. Once you lose the...
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