ABU DHABI – Valtteri Bottas thinks the last word race of 2018 was a really perfect metaphor for his whole season.
ESPN rounds up the first talking components from the last word grand prix of the season, the place Lewis Hamilton claimed his 11th win of the advertising and marketing marketing campaign.
Bottas accomplished a distant fifth place on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix no matter starting second. The Finn gentle all through the race and after dropping behind Sebastian Vettel, he was rapidly reeled in by the Pink Bull drivers.
The Finn rapidly wanted to pit after Mercedes detected an issue collectively together with his automotive, meaning he was the one driver in all the self-discipline to stop twice.
“I imagine that race sums up my season pretty successfully,” Bottas talked about. “Started successfully nonetheless then turns to it.
“Not ideally suited. It was feeling good, the tempo was good, started to have some lock ups and shedding flooring after that. I touched with Max and had a sluggish puncture I imagine.”
Bottas hasn’t obtained a grand prix since worthwhile in Abu Dhabi once more in 2017. Lars Baron/Getty ImagesWhile Bottas failed to realize a win this season, teammate Hamilton claimed 11 victories on path to securing the championship. Bottas admits he is attempting forward to the post-season winter break to refocus his efforts for the 2019 season.
“For constructive it has been on my ideas nonetheless after this kind of season I have never acquired the vitality to look too far-off. I’m merely going to take it easy for a while after which I start to look forward. For now it’s merely troublesome to see the positives nonetheless I am going to.”