Valtteri Bottas looks unrecognisable as he embraced a new haircut while enjoying a break after the F1 season.
The Finnish racing driver is now sporting a mullet after switching from his recent shaggy long hairstyle, The Sun reports.
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Paired with his moustache, Bottas now has a striking look with his new style as he shared a video of the transformation on social media.
He is currently in Melbourne, relaxing after the F1 season finished in Abu Dhabi on November 20.
Bottas is with his partner, Australian cyclist Tiffany Cromwell and being down under must have given him the inspiration to go for the mullet.
In the video he shared on Twitter titled “#offseason”, it starts with him having a coffee with Cromwell and Bottas suggests that he does not fit in the couple’s surroundings.
She asked him: “Well how are you going to do that (fit in)?”
To which Bottas replied: “I think I’m going to need to change my style.”
Cromwell then responded by asking: “What do you mean?’”, before Bottas answered: “You’ll see.”
The video then cuts to him in the barber shop as he is transformed with the mullet haircut and new outfit.
He is wearing a Victoria Bitter singlet and matching shorts with a bottle of the classic Aussie beer in hand.
Bottas embraces his inner Aussie bogan, running his hands through his luscious mullet and tossing his thongs on a beach.
At the end of the clip, he says: “You beauty. Now I feel like home. I fit in.”
Cromwell quips in response: “As long as you’re happy.”
After moving from Mercedes to Alfa Romeo, Bottas finished 10th in the drivers’ championship in 2022.
The next F1 campaign is due to begin on March 5 next year with the Bahrain GP.
This article originally appeared in The Sun and was reproduced with permission.
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