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Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas


Valtteri Bottas: bio Valtteri Viktor Bottas (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈʋɑltːeɾi ˈbotːɑs]; born 28 August 1989) is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One with Mercedes. Bottas previously drove for Williams from 2013 to 2016. He currently resides in Monaco. In his first four races for Mercedes in 2017, Bottas achieved his first Formula One pole position at the Bahrain) and his first victory at the following event in Russia. He finished the 2017 season with a hat-trick at Abu Dhabi. Full bio http://www.motorsport.com/driver/valtteri-bottas/bio


Valtteri Bottas
Born Valtteri Viktor Bottas
(1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 28)
Nastola, Finland
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Finnish
2017 team Mercedes
2018 team Mercedes
Car number 77
Entries 98 (97 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 3
Podiums 22
Career points 716
Pole positions 4
Fastest laps 3
First entry 2013 Australian Grand Prix
First win 2017 Russian Grand Prix
Last win 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Last entry 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
2017 position 3rd (305 pts)
Previous series
2009, 2011
Formula One testing
GP3 Series
Formula 3 Euro Series
British Formula 3
Formula Renault Eurocup
Formula Renault NEC
FRUK Winter Series
Championship titles
GP3 Series
Formula Renault Eurocup
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC

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Bottas is preparing for his second year with Mercedes since replacing 2016 champion Nico Rosberg alongside Lewis Hamilton.He won three grands prix in 2017 to earn a single-year extension by mid-September, and Bottas hopes he will not have to wait too long before getting an answer this season."For sure there will be a deadline to get to know what the future is going to hold," he said ... Keep reading


Lewis Hamilton set Mercedes' fastest time over two weeks at Barcelona, but was 1.3s slower than Sebastian Vettel's pace-setting Ferrari, with Bottas another tenth behind.However, Mercedes came out on top during the race simulations and Bottas said its focus on long runs means it will not have an indicator of its pure pace until qualifying in Australia in two weeks."The long runs and ... Keep reading