Why Hamilton's finest moment was also Bottas's best

Why Hamilton's finest moment was also Bottas's best

Lewis Hamilton sealed his sixth Formula 1 world championship in style - well and truly entering the greatest of all time debate. But he was beaten on the day at Austin by his team-mate, who turned in his best grand-prix winning performance to date

"No more talking now, and that's very important" said Valtteri Bottas over the radio coming through Turn 12 on lap 47.

He could see the Mercedes of his team-mate Lewis Hamilton just a couple of seconds in front of him and knew exactly what was required. For the first time in his career, he had to win a grand prix by making a pass for the lead outside of the start phase. And he did exactly that.

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