"For me, it's an interesting era for the team,” admitted Bottas (via F1i.com). "The more I think about it [staying on], yes.
“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.
“Looking from the outside it could look that way, that people are just waiting for Audi to come and so on. But it's not the case."
Bottas motivated by Audi
The former Mercedes driver signed for Alfa Romeo at the beginning of the 2022 season, yet despite securing four points in Bahrain, the 33-year-old Finn - who has ten race wins under his belt during his distinguished career – has struggled for form.
He has since only picked up one more point from his next 11 races and is languishing in 15th position in the driver standings.
"For me it would be really motivating to be part of it,” added Bottas, whose Alfa Romeo contract runs until the end of next season. "Let's see, it's still a while away. I'm sure eventually we will have some discussions, but not yet."
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