February 27, 2024

BELGIUM: In a strategic transfer that might form his profession trajectory, Valtteri Bottas, the seasoned Formulation 1 driver, has revealed his intrigue about being part of the anticipated transition to Audi F1.

Bottas, who at the moment pilots for Alfa Romeo, expressed his need to remain on board by way of the approaching rebranding of Alfa Romeo as Sauber and its eventual transformation into the Audi works group, slated for the yr 2026.

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At 33 years outdated, Bottas stands as one of many extra seasoned figures within the F1 paddock, and if he stays energetic till the 2026 season, he might probably turn out to be one of many sport’s elder statesmen, given the anticipated retirements of veterans like Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton, and Sergio Perez. 

Nevertheless, retirement appears removed from Bottas’ fast plans, along with his consideration centered firmly on the prospect of being a key participant within the change to Audi.

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Opposite to speculations that Alfa Romeo is likely to be in a holding sample till Audi’s arrival, Bottas dismissed such notions, clarifying that the perceived lack of progress throughout the group was because of the intense competitors throughout the F1 discipline.

 “Wanting from the skin, it might look that method, that persons are simply ready for Audi to come back and so forth,” he defined. “However it’s not the case. Everyone seems to be flat out, everyone seems to be pushing. So we’re not standing nonetheless. It’s simply that the sphere is now so aggressive, and, when you don’t begin the season fairly there, then it’s not straightforward to come back again up. So we’re pushing, we’re not standing nonetheless.”

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Because the F1 group awaits the unfolding of this pivotal transition, Bottas stays on the crossroads of a momentous choice that might outline the latter a part of his racing profession.