Valtteri Bottas Sets Sights on F1 2026 Seat, but Alfa Romeo Denies Claim

Valtteri Bottas Sets Sights on F1 2026 Seat, but Alfa Romeo Denies Claim

Bottas stated, “The more I think about it, yes. For me, it’s an interesting era for the team. When you are focused on the here and now, you don’t want to sometimes think too far ahead, but then if I really think about it, and the long-term plan, then it would make sense. And for me, it would be really motivating to be part of it. Let’s see; it is still a while away. I’m sure eventually we will have some discussions, but not yet.”

While some observers have speculated that Alfa Romeo is in a holding pattern, anticipating Audi’s arrival, Bottas dismissed such notions. He clarified that the team is actively working and not idly waiting. The competitive nature of the field, Bottas explained, makes it challenging for teams to regain ground once they start the season with a disadvantage.