Valtteri Bottas was excited to see Mercedes’ 2020 car, the W11, for the first time before taking it for a spin around Silverstone.

The Finn is going in to his fourth season with the Silver Arrows this year, and he will look to build on his strongest season to date which he delivered in 2019, taking four race wins and securing P2 in the Drivers’ Championship.

But this time around he wants to go one better and take that top spot from team-mate Lewis Hamilton, and Bottas believes 2019 was the perfect base for him to build upon.

“For sure it’s a good base to build from,” he told Mercedes’ YouTube channel before their Silverstone shakedown.

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