GPI 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix - Page 194

MY FIRST POLE After qualifying third in Australia and China, Bottas found the set-up and speed to turn the tables on the two championship leaders, his best lap allowing him to beat Hamilton by 0.023 seconds in the closing minutes of the top-ten shootout. “It’s my first pole in my career and my fifth season now in Formula One, so it took a few races but we got it and hopefully it’s the first of many,” said Bottas,