Breakdown and change of engine for Bottas


The Finnish driver will have to face the Grand Prix of Spain with the previous version of the Mercedes engine after detecting a series of problems during the afternoon of Friday. The team had to break the curfew imposed for all equipment in order to troubleshoot an electrical fault in the engine.

Subsequently, during the process of mounting the motor, we discovered a water leak in the same, so the change by another unit has been inevitable and the mechanics work against the clock to try to Valtteri Bottas you can shoot a few minutes in the third and final practice session free in Barcelona. The mounted drive will be the one that was used in the first four races of the season.