I saw this over lunch, and it seems more like an excuse than anything else. A top tier athlete in any sport should be able to handle when things aren't exactly as they would like them to be.
https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/14703 ... in-the-ass
"There was definitely uncertainty for 2020 at some point," said Bottas. "Lots of rumours.
"I had no idea what was going to happen. I just had to wait.
"As an athlete, as a driver, it's not an ideal situation.
"You can't be completely with peace of mind and focus on the job and feel mentally free and in the right place.
"It's tricky. When that continues, year after year, every single year of your career, at some point it's getting a pain in the ass.