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Bottas surprised at out of position suggestion at Monaco GP pitstop

Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas has expressed his surprise over the teams’ suggestion that he was out of position during his race-ending pitstop at the Monaco Grand Prix. The Finn had to retire from the Monaco GP due to the team being unable to remove his right front wheel. The wheel was eventually removed having been drilled off at the teams’ headquarters in Brackley. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff had suggested that Bottas came into his pitbox at an angle which contributed to the wheel gun turning mis-aligned and machining off the teeth of the wheel nut. However, Bottas admitted that he was surprised that the suggestion had been made explaining that, from his point of...
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