Valtteri Bottas, in his press conference revealed that je was very dissapointed with his 2018 season. When asked if this was his worst season up until now, he responded- “Yeah I think it is.” Bottas had made his debut with Williams in 2013 and at a time when the team was struggling to score points. Bottas recalled his first season at Williams. “For sure the first season was tough,” said Bottas. “But you can’t compare because with Williams in ’13 we were fighting at the back. I felt that during my first year in Formula 1 I can’t get my goals [for a] few seasons”, Valtteri Bottas added. “Then a few seasons after were better than this one.”
“I remember this time last year I was disappointed, I didn’t meet my targets”, continued Bottas. “But now when I look back, at least then I won a few races”, he said. “Some hopes. So now at this point at this very same point I’m even more disappointed, for sure. Yeah I think this is the worst season so far.”
Despite a single win this season, Bottas strongly believes he has performed better this year. “I think there’s been some very odd races,” he said. “Just things haven’t gone my way. “I’ve been quite unlucky in general this year. I don’t think there’s more than that.
“I know the fact that I performed better than last year. In the end that’s the only thing that matters after a season like this, one to learn from, one to kind of also forget but one that definitely will make me a tougher driver and person in the future.