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Wolff doesn't believe Bottas: "Don't think he wanted to retire"

Valtteri Bottas had to pass teammate Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Russian Grand Prix as the British driver was in a fierce battle for the world championship with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel. The Finnish Mercedes driver could otherwise have easily grabbed the GP victory in Sochi, but a team order from Toto Wolff prevented that. Bottas had a hard time with it. In the documentary Drive to Survive Bottas hinted that he wanted to stop working for Mercedes because of the call. It's not easy to hand over a seemingly certain victory to your team mate. Your first competitor in Formula 1 is your teammate, you want to beat him and giving away a gift like that is something no driver in the pinnacle of...
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