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Bottas blames Russell “completely” for Imola smash

Will Gray Sunday 18 April 2021 17:35 - Updated: 17:37 Valterri Bottas has placed the blame “completely” on Mercedes-backed rival George Russell after their scary high-speed collision during the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Russell lost control of his Williams on the grass as he tried to pass the Mercedes in slippery conditions while the pair battled over eighth position on lap 33 and both cars collided heavily with the barriers, stopping the race in the process. Article continues under video The British driver said afterwards that Bottas had moved slightly across the track to defend his position, breaking a gentlemen’s agreement between the drivers that is in place to prevent major...
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