Valtteri Bottas: 'Williams going in right direction'

Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Williams attends the drivers press conference during previews for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on October 31, 2013
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Valtteri Bottas hails the work of his Williams team after securing a second-placed finish at Sunday's British Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas has praised the work of his Williams team after securing a second-placed finish at the British Grand Prix.

The Finn earned the second podium finish of his career on Sunday, coming in behind winner Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.

Bottas believes that the result at Silverstone is a measure of progress for Williams ahead of the final 10 races of the season.

"We're going in the right way and the team has done a good job," he told BBC Sport. "It is pleasure to drive the car. I really enjoyed it. As a team we made the most out of it."

Bottas and Williams will be back in action on July 20 when they take part in the German Grand Prix.

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2Ferrari318
3Red Bull184
4Force India101
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso39
7Haas29
8Renault26
9McLaren11
10Sauber5
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1Sebastian VettelFerrari202
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes188
3Valtteri BottasMercedes169
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari116
6Max VerstappenRed Bull67
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8Esteban OconForce India45
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10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Fernando AlonsoMcLaren10
16Pascal WehrleinSauber5
17Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
18Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren1
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Jolyon PalmerRenault0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
23Paul di RestaWilliams-Mercedes0
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