Motor racing-Mercedes waiting to get jammed wheel off Bottas's car

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Monaco Grand Prix - Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco - May 23, 2021 Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in action during the race REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

(Reuters) - Formula One champions Mercedes had still to remove a stuck wheel from Valtteri Bottas's car on Monday, a day after the problem forced the Finn out of the Monaco Grand Prix.

Bottas pitted from second place on lap 29 but watched in dismay as time ticked away while mechanics struggled and failed to remove the front right.

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