Bottas angry after ‘unacceptable’ loose drain cover damaged his Williams in Azerbaijan
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has described the loose drain cover that damaged his car in the pitlane during practice for the European Grand Prix as an “unacceptable” occurrence.
Debris flew into the air after the incident, which only narrowly missed marshals that were standing on the pitwall. “It’s not acceptable at all that these kind of things still happen,” said Bottas.
“It’s not the first drain cover in F1 that has come loose, and luckily it was in the pitlane.
“I felt it when I was on it and it hit the car. Seeing the replay,