Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas

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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

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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
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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The Mercedes driver said the winning design, which will be selected by him personally, will be used for the "majority" of grands prix for the upcoming campaign.It follows teammate Lewis Hamilton's decision to use a fan-designed helmet for the 2017 season after holding a competition that garnered more than 8,000 entries.Jenson Button also used a fan vote to determine his design for ... Keep reading

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The Finn scored the third victory of his first season with Mercedes in the 2017 season finale in Abu Dhabi, having started from pole for the second successive race.Bottas admits that he had a tough time in the second half of the year, until he was able to turn things around near the end."Next year the target is to win more," he said. "Now with the points system we have, you need to ... Keep reading

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