“For sure we’ll try everything,” said Bottas. “It’s still very close between us in the championship points, so of course I’m going to do everything I can and of course will look overnight with the engineers what we can do and if there’s anything different I can do.
“But yes, we have a certain philosophy and usually the car ahead can kind of choose the strategy a bit more, as a bit of a priority, which is fair enough.
“That’s how it goes – but you never know. We saw a pretty different race from mine and Lewis’ side last year. So, we’ll see.”
Hamilton’s pole-securing lap means Sunday’s British Grand Prix will be the eighth consecutive Silverstone meet at which Mercedes have started at the very front of the grid.
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