Should he clinch another podium, Hamilton would place himself on a different pedestal altogether, reaching an elevated status where no driver previously has set foot.
Bottas, who has now been a part of Mercedes for four years and into his fifth running season with them, has claimed that the small extensions have hurt his ambition of winning a championship.
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashed on the first lap of the British Grand Prix, with the Mercedes man going on to win the race.
The 23-year-old secured an impressive P11 in Austrian GP 2021 and will be looking to earn his maiden points with Williams in front of his home crowd.
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