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Wolff: Hamilton – not one-year contracts – put pressure on Bottas

Outgoing Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has invoked his succession of one-year contracts with the Brackley squad as a source of uncomfortable pressure over the years, but team boss Toto Wolff reckons the Finn's stress more likely originated from the other side of the garage. Bottas has said that his entire career in F1 has always evolved around one-year deals, first with Williams and then with Mercedes in 2016. The Finn insists the short-term contracts have often led to sleepless nights over the summer and to a pressure that ultimately "starts to eat you inside". After a six-year tenure, Bottas will depart Mercedes after next month's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and move on to Alfa...
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