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Valtteri Bottas
Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas

TeamMercedes
CountryFinland
Podiums45
Points1277
Grands Prix entered139
World ChampionshipsN/A
Highest race finish1 (x7)
Highest grid position1
Date of birth28/08/1989
Place of birthNastola, Finland

Latest F1 news on Valtteri Bottas

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Bottas puts Hamilton gap down to brake issue

7 hours 38 minutes ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 77 views )

Valtteri Bottas says a brake issue is the reason he finished qualifying so far behind team-mate and pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton. read more »

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Brake issue led to Bottas' 1.4s gap to F1 Styrian GP poleman Hamilton

9 hours 32 minutes ago

from: Autosport.com

( 76 views )

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says a brake issue contributed to a frustrating fourth place in a dramatic wet qualifying session for the Syrian Grand Prix read more »

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Bottas explains gap to Hamilton in F1 Styrian GP qualifying

9 hours 44 minutes ago

from: Crash.Net

( 123 views )

Valtteri Bottas says a glazed front-right brake disc prevented him from "maximising the potential" of his Mercedes F1 car during Styrian GP qualifying. read more »

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Sainz hails career best qualifying result in ‘toughest conditions’

9 hours 56 minutes ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 77 views )

McLaren’s Carlos Sainz has hailed his best ever qualifying result in what he described as “the toughest” conditions of his career, as heavy rain pelted the Red Bull Ring for... read more »

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Mercedes worked on reliability on Friday

18 hours 59 minutes ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 108 views )

Although Mercedes drivers did not light up the timing screens on Friday, Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton were happy with their team's progress in terms of reliability... read more »

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Hamilton has ‘work to do’ as Mercedes left wondering about Friday pace

1 day 3 hours ago

from: TheCheckeredFlag.co.uk

( 164 views )

It was a mixed day for the Mercedes drivers in the first two practice sessions for the Styrian Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas putting competitive times on the board while... read more »

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Verstappen sets FP2 pace as teams eye Saturday wash-out

1 day 10 hours ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 114 views )

Verstappen quickest ahead of Bottas, Perez and Stroll as Mercedes errs on the side of caution in a session which could yet form the grid for Sunday's race. read more »

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FP2: Verstappen fastest as rain might wash out Saturday

1 day 10 hours ago

from: F1Technical.net

( 93 views )

Red Bull's Max Verstappen ended up fastest the second 90-minute practice session on Friday at Spielberg. The Dutchman used medium tyres to end up narrowly quicker than... read more »

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Formula 1: Max Verstappen fastest in Styrian GP practice as Daniel Ricciardo crashes

1 day 10 hours ago

from: BBC.co.uk/F1

( 185 views )

Red Bull's Max Verstappen heads Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in second practice at the Styrian Grand Prix. read more »

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Bottas avoids FIA action for possible COVID-19 protocol breach

1 day 14 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 87 views )

Valtteri Bottas has been given the all-clear by the FIA for not breaking Formula 1's social bubble rules when he returned home to Monaco after the Austrian Grand Prix read more »

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Bottas and Leclerc face COVID-19 rebuke

2 days 5 hours ago

from: Pitpass.com

( 180 views )

Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc and their respective teams are facing an official warning for appearing to break the strict rules on COVID-19. read more »

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"No rush but no distractions" - Bottas on Mercedes F1 contract talks

2 days 7 hours ago

from: Crash.Net

( 148 views )

Valtteri Bottas doesn't want ongoing F1 contract talks to become a distraction as he looks to make the most of his perfect srart to the season read more »

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Bottas: Mercedes duo will have to drive cautious in F1 Styrian GP if gearbox fixes fail

2 days 7 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 156 views )

Valtteri Bottas reckons he and Lewis Hamilton will have to drive more cautiously in Formula 1's Styrian race if updates in practice do not solve Mercedes' gearbox... read more »

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Bottas, Leclerc defend returning to Monaco between events

2 days 8 hours ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 154 views )

Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc have stressed that they did not endanger themselves or others by opting to return home in-between Formula 1 grands prix in Austria. Formula... read more »

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Bottas/Leclerc home visits were ‘allowed’

2 days 8 hours ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 122 views )

Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc have insisted they did not breach F1 health protocols by breaking out of their 'bubble' to go home this week. read more »

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Can Bottas 3.0 make it a clean sweep in Austria?

2 days 17 hours ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 118 views )

After taking pole position and leading every lap last time out, Valtteri Bottas will be looking to cement his title charge by doing so again. read more »

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Hamilton does not suspect Bottas held him up

3 days 13 hours ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 136 views )

Lewis Hamilton has said he does not think for one second that Valtteri Bottas pushed him back into the pack so he would lose his podium place. read more »

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Bottas: Everyone starts from zero at Styrian GP

4 days 11 hours ago

from: MotorSportWeek.com

( 173 views )

Valtteri Bottas says "we start from zero" at this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix and says he is unsure why he has been historically strong at the Red Bull Ring.... read more »

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Mercedes play down Vettel rumours: 'We're sticking with our two boys'

4 days 16 hours ago

from: GPfans.com

( 138 views )

Daimler-Mercedes CEO Ola Kallenius has confirmed the F1 team's intention to retain Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas for the 2021 season, effectively ending speculation... read more »

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Palmer: Bottas was saved by the Safety Car

4 days 16 hours ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 116 views )

Despite winning from lights to flag, Jolyon Palmer says Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix was not one of Valtteri Bottas' best races. read more »

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Video: Rating every F1 driver from the Austrian GP

4 days 17 hours ago

from: Autosport Videos

( 156 views )

Jess McFadyen and Alex Kalinauckas bring you a brand new show for the 2020 Formula 1 season: Driver Ratings! The format is simple; rating every driver after every race, as seen... read more »

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Hamilton clears Bottas of 'slow play' in Austria dying moments

4 days 19 hours ago

from: GPfans.com

( 185 views )

Lewis Hamilton has exonerated Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas of any blame for missing out on a podium place in Sunday's Formula 1 season-opener in Austria. read more »

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Mercedes shuts the door on Vettel, ‘staying’ with Bottas

4 days 19 hours ago

from: PlanetF1.com

( 194 views )

Sebastian Vettel won't be partnering Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next season with Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius all but confirming Valtteri Bottas. read more »

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Making sense of F1's season opener: Is this Bottas' year? And what happened to Ferrari?

5 days 6 hours ago

from: EspnF1.com

( 195 views )

ESPN F1 editor Laurence Edmondson looks back at the three main talking points from the Austrian Grand Prix, starting with whether race-winner Valtteri Bottas has what it takes... read more »

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Mercedes: Bottas radio message nothing to do with Multi 21 in Austrian GP

5 days 8 hours ago

from: Autosport.com

( 200 views )

Mercedes has rubbished any talk that it used 'Multi 21' tactics of cryptic team orders in the Austrian Grand Prix to call off the battle between its drivers read more »