In The Driver's Seat: Bottas is fast but he's no world champion

Valtteri Bottas is out of contract at the end of the year.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Consider for a moment something unthinkable. Imagine if Mercedes did not have the services of Lewis Hamilton, but had Valtteri Bottas partnered with another driver, whose identity, so long as it wasn't Max Verstappen or Charles Leclerc, need not detain us here.

Relying on the Finn as team leader, would they have won world championships since 2017?

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