Bottas unaware he wasn’t racing Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas admitted he thought he was racing Lewis Hamilton when the pair collided in the Brazilian Grand Prix.

With Hamilton defending the inside line in to Turn 4, Bottas attempted to find a way past on the outside but the two touched wheels and Bottas span off in to retirement. However, Hamilton was a lap ahead of the Williams when the incident occurred and Bottas said he was not aware of the positions but said he’d have still tried the same move.

“In the end it was quite an unlucky situation,” Bottas said. “It was not nice to finish the season by DNF but I think in the end I could click here for more