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Valtteri Bottas

Born: August 28, 1989 (age 29)


Hometown: Nastola, Finland
Nationality: Finland Finnish

Team: Mercedes
Current Rank: No. 4 (159 points)
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
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Sports Mole has 463 articles about Valtteri Bottas. Articles 1 to 40:
Valtteri Bottas pictured on October 28, 2018
Bottas targets 'best season of my career'
Valtteri Bottas says his goal is to drive the season of his career.
Jan 17, 08:21
Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 77
'Weak' Bottas loses main F1 sponsor
Valtteri Bottas has lost his major personal sponsor.
Jan 10, 07:13
Lewis Hamilton shakes hands with Sebastian Vettel at the Singapore Grand Prix on September 16, 2018
10 things we learned from the 2018 Formula One season
Lewis Hamilton was crowned world champion for a fifth time after beating Sebastian Vettel with two rounds remaining.
Nov 23, 06:02
Lewis Hamilton shakes hands with Sebastian Vettel at the Singapore Grand Prix on September 16, 2018
Bottas coping well with end of 2018 season - Wolff
Valtteri Bottas is coping well with a difficult end to his 2018 campaign.
Oct 8, 15:46
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Bottas admits Mercedes team orders could continue in Japan
The Finn was told to move aside for team-mate Hamilton in Russia.
Oct 4, 10:36
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas during practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2018
Bottas 'more disciplined than Barrichello' - Todt
Valtteri Bottas handled the team orders saga of Sochi last weekend admirably.
Oct 4, 08:20
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas during practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2018
Bottas could be asked to move aside for Hamilton
A rare mistake from Hamilton in qualifying allowed Bottas to put his car on pole position.
Oct 2, 17:16
Bernie Ecclestone formula 1 Niki Lauda
Putin on a show – 5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix
Race in Sochi – attended by the Russian leader – was dominated by the Mercedes team orders controversy.
Oct 1, 11:45
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas during practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2018
Toto Wolff happy to take the rap for Mercedes' team order
Mercedes ordered Valtteri Bottas to move aside for Lewis Hamilton at the midway point in Russia.
Oct 1, 04:30
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Hamilton wins in Russia after Bottas ordered to let him pass
Controversial call helps British driver extend his championship lead.
Sep 30, 13:57
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas during practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2018
Valtteri Bottas says title dream still alive
Despite failing to win a single grand prix so far this season, Valtteri Bottas insists that his championship dream remains alive.
Sep 28, 11:29
Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene during the Australian Grand Prix press conference on March 23, 2018
Maurizio Arrivabene apologised to Valtteri Bottas for 'butler' comment
Maurizio Arrivabene says that he has apologised directly to Valtteri Bottas for comments made after the recent Italian Grand Prix.
Sep 12, 13:20
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel during practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix on July 27, 2018
Mika Hakkinen: 'Sebastian Vettel making too many mistakes'
Former world champion Mika Hakkinen thinks that Mercedes could be heading for the 2018 title, even though Ferrari currently has the faster car.
Sep 7, 09:10
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel celebrates qualifying in pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Result: Sebastian Vettel wins Belgian Grand Prix to close gap on Lewis Hamilton
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel closes the gap on Lewis Hamilton to 17 points thanks to a dominant victory at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 26, 15:42
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Result: Lewis Hamilton secures emphatic victory at Hungarian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton extends his Formula 1 championship lead with an emphatic victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Jul 29, 15:56
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Result: Lewis Hamilton takes pole as Sebastian Vettel flounders at Hungarian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in a dramatic qualifying session for the Hungarian Grand Prix as title rival Sebastian Vettel could only claim fourth place.
Jul 28, 15:24
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff during the press conference ahead of the Australian Grand Prix on March 23, 2018
Toto Wolff denies 'team orders' now in play
Toto Wolff denies that team orders will characterise the rest of Mercedes's 2018 season.
Jul 23, 13:47
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Result: Sebastian Vettel crashes out as Lewis Hamilton wins German Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the German Grand Prix after home favourite Sebastian Vettel crashes out while leading by nine seconds.
Jul 22, 15:49
Lewis Hamilton at the British GP on July 7, 2018
Result: Sebastian Vettel takes German Grand Prix pole as Lewis Hamilton suffers car trouble
Lewis Hamilton will start the German Grand Prix from 14th on the grid following car trouble as title rival Sebastian Vettel takes pole position in front of a home crowd.
Jul 21, 16:01
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas in action during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Valtteri Bottas signs one-year Mercedes extension
Valtteri Bottas joins Lewis Hamilton in committing his future to Mercedes by signing a one-year contract extension with the team.
Jul 20, 15:31
Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene during the Australian Grand Prix press conference on March 23, 2018
Maurizio Arrivabene slams Mercedes after accusations
Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene hits back with fury at Mercedes, after an accusation of deliberate foul play at Silverstone.
Jul 9, 07:05
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel celebrates qualifying in pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Result: Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton
Championship leader Sebastian Vettel wins the 2018 British Grand Prix, finishing ahead of Lewis Hamilton at Silverstone.
Jul 8, 15:42
Spanish GP 2014
Result: Lewis Hamilton claims pole position at British Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claims pole position at the British Grand Prix for a record sixth time.
Jul 7, 15:45
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas in action during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Valtteri Bottas: 'Mercedes fixed reliability problems'
Valtteri Bottas says that he is not worried about car reliability ahead of the British Grand Prix.
Jul 6, 10:46
Spanish GP 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Mercedes tried to sign Max Verstappen'
Niki Lauda reveals that Mercedes tried to sign Max Verstappen last year.
Jul 6, 10:43
Spanish GP 2014
Result: Max Verstappen wins Austrian Grand Prix
Max Verstappen of Red Bull comes first at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Jul 1, 15:39
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas in action during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Result: Valtteri Bottas fastest in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying
Valtteri Bottas claims his first pole position of 2018 by pipping Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel to top spot in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix.
Jun 30, 15:33
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff during the press conference ahead of the Australian Grand Prix on March 23, 2018
Mercedes ready to announce 2018 drivers
Mercedes now appears ready to announce its 2018 driver lineup.
Jun 26, 10:57
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel celebrates qualifying in pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Niki Lauda: 'Sebastian Vettel penalty too lenient'
Niki Lauda thinks that the FIA let Sebastian Vettel escape with a lenient penalty after a first lap crash at Paul Ricard.
Jun 25, 11:11
Spanish GP 2014
Result: Lewis Hamilton regains Formula 1 championship lead with French Grand Prix victory
Lewis Hamilton retakes the Formula 1 world championship lead with victory at the French Grand Prix.
Jun 24, 16:51
Spanish GP 2014
Lewis Hamilton on pole for French Grand Prix as McLaren struggles continue
Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to lead a Mercedes one-two in qualifying for the French Grand Prix.
Jun 23, 16:47
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel celebrates qualifying in pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix on June 9, 2018
Result: Sebastian Vettel fastest in Canadian Grand Prix qualifying
Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari claims pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix.
Jun 9, 20:05
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff during the press conference ahead of the Australian Grand Prix on March 23, 2018
Toto Wolff: 'No plan to buy Force India'
Toto Wolff rejects rumours that Mercedes might be shaping up to buy Force India.
Jun 9, 18:57
Daniel Ricciardo pictured in 2015
Daniel Ricciardo cruises to Monaco qualifying pole, Hamilton to start in third
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo will start the Monaco Grand Prix at the front of the grid after cruising to pole position in Saturday's final qualifying session.
May 26, 15:42
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Result: Lewis Hamilton triumphs at Spanish Grand Prix to increase championship lead
Lewis Hamilton clinches a comfortable victory in the Spanish Grand Prix to increase his championship lead ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
May 13, 16:07
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Spanish Grand Prix qualifying
Lewis Hamilton claims pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix, pipping Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to the top spot by four hundredths of a second.
May 12, 15:41
Daniel Ricciardo pictured in 2015
Toto Wolff plays down Daniel Ricciardo rumours
Toto Wolff moves to play down suggestions that Daniel Ricciardo might be at the front of the queue to join Mercedes next year.
May 7, 12:30
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Result: Lewis Hamilton triumphs ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and takes the Formula 1 championship lead in a chaotic finish to a race that saw both Red Bulls collide with each other.
Apr 29, 15:05
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Sebastian Vettel claims pole position at Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel holds off Lewis Hamilton to claim pole position at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.
Apr 28, 15:09
Spanish GP 2014
Nico Rosberg: 'Lewis Hamilton not in form in 2018'
Valtteri Bottas targets the 2018 world championship, just as his high-profile teammate Lewis Hamilton begins to struggle.
Apr 16, 12:55

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