Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas

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Valtteri Bottas: bio Valtteri 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. His current best career achievement was in 2014 when he finished 4th in the Formula One World Championship. Full bio http://www.motorsport.com/driver/valtteri-bottas/bio

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Valtteri Bottas
Born (1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 27)
Nastola, Finland
Formula One World Championship career
Nationality Finnish
2017 team Mercedes
Car number 77
Entries 79 (77 starts)
Championships 0
Wins 0
Podiums 9
Career points 411
Pole positions 0
Fastest laps 1
First entry 2013 Australian Grand Prix
Last entry 2017 Australian Grand Prix
2016 position 8th (85 pts)
Previous series
2012
2011
2009–10
2009, 2011
2008
2007–08
2007
Formula One testing
GP3 Series
Formula 3 Euro Series
British Formula 3
Formula Renault Eurocup
Formula Renault NEC
FRUK Winter Series
Championship titles
2011
2008
2008
GP3 Series
Formula Renault Eurocup
Formula Renault 2.0 NEC

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Bottas secured pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix, but he was beaten to the race victory and ended up just 2.7 seconds ahead of his pitlane-starting teammate Lewis Hamilton.With little to separate Mercedes and Ferrari in pace terms, Bottas effectively lost his best chance of the win when he got too much wheelspin away from the line and lost the lead at the first corner to ... Keep reading

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Bottas claimed his third pole of the season but was passed by Vettel on the opening lap and failed to reclaim the position.He crossed the line 2.7 seconds adrift of Vettel but only 2.7s ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton, who started from the pits."It was a great drive from Vettel, he won it at the start," Villeneuve told Motorsport.com. "He was aggressive."When you see what ... Keep reading

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