Mercedes haven’t but made recognized who will associate Lewis Hamilton in 2022, with Valtteri Bottas and George Russell the candidates.
Wanting on the performances of every of the 2 within the first half of the season, it appears that evidently it could be straightforward to decide on the Englishman, however the Finn claims that Hamilton has already given him his blessing.
“Sure, Lewis advised me fairly immediately, that he would really like me to be his teammate. Collectively we will do very properly,” Bottas mentioned on MTV Sports activities Finland.
Nevertheless, he admitted that Hamilton shouldn’t be the one to have the ultimate say.
“The actual fact is that the drivers shouldn’t have nice energy of affect on this facet. Behind [them] there’s a higher mechanism that, currently, is the one which makes these selections,” he mentioned.
“I do not assume there might be any information within the close to future, however issues will clear up. The whole lot goes in the precise route.”