Valtteri Bottas said his second-place finish at the Styrian Grand Prix was "damage limitation" after he finished behind team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
After starting from fourth on the grid, Bottas was able to make his way past Max Verstappen in the closing stages to complete a Mercedes one-two at the Red Bull Ring.
Hamilton triumphed in the race in comfortable fashion, a week after Bottas himself had won the first race of the 2020 season, with only Verstappen troubling the Mercedes dominance throughout a straightforward afternoon.
Bottas, pleased to have made up positions in the race after a poor qualifying session, told Sky Sports F1: "Lewis had a good start and he could control the race.
"There was not quite as much happening as last week but from my side, starting fourth, today was damage limitation.
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