Toto Wolff feels Valtteri Bottas' rally outing during the close season was a key factor in the Finn winning the Australian Grand Prix.
In overtaking Lewis Hamilton and soaring to Australian Grand Prix glory, Valtteri Bottas felt he gave his best performance in F1.
Lewis Hamilton qualified on pole but had to settle for second at the Australian Grand Prix, as Valtteri Bottas flew to the chequered flag.
Lewis Hamilton will start on pole for the sixth successive year at Albert Park, where Sebastian Vettel is hoping for a third win in a row.
Lewis Hamilton says he did not expect Mercedes to be so much quicker than Ferrari in Melbourne after claiming pole yet again.
Lewis Hamilton equalled Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher's single-track records in Melbourne on Saturday.
Daniel Ricciardo led the praise for Robert Kubica ahead of the Pole's first Formula One grand prix since 2010.
Lewis Hamilton knows Mercedes have their work cut out ahead of this weekend's Formula One season-opener in Melbourne.
Ferrari's impressive display in testing makes Valtteri Bottas believe Mercedes will have to fight to stay with their rivals in Australia.
Sebastian Vettel could equal two records held by Michael Schumacher with victory at the Australian Grand Prix this weekend.