Valtteri Bottas has shared his predictions for Alfa Romeo Racing’s performance in the upcoming Formula 1 season.

Bottas is starting a new chapter of his F1 career in 2022 as he has joined Alfa Romeo. In the 2021 campaign, the Hinwil-based outfit was 9th in the Constructors’ Championship with 13 points scored. The Finn believes that his new team will perform significantly better this year.

“You need to be realistic, and it’s so hard to predict,” he told the Beyond The Grid podcast.

“But I feel [that] all the ingredients are there, and the potential is there, with the people and with the facilities and with the regulation changes, and [with teams having] not that dissimilar budgets.

“I think next year realistically, we should be able to consistently be in the points. Sometimes hopefully close to a podium. I think that would be already a success.”

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