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

Latest News

So when Mercedes announced ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix that Valtteri Bottas needed a gearbox change – just one week after Lewis Hamilton had to do the same in Austria – alarm bells began to ring.For while there had been suspicions after Baku (denied by Mercedes) that Hamilton’s failure could have been caused by the bash he got from Sebastian Vettel, it was clear ... Keep reading

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Wolff made it clear that the length of the contract will be one of the main considerations, as the team in effect tries to second guess the longer term intentions of Lewis Hamilton.His win in Austria and charges through the field to second in both Baku and Britain have put Bottas into the title fight, and confirmed that he was the ideal replacement for Nico Rosberg. However, nothing ... Keep reading

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