Bottas, replacing Senna, joins Maldonado at Williams

Bottas will make F1 debut next year

Nov.28 (GMM) Williams on Wednesday announced that Valtteri Bottas will make his F1 race debut next year alongside continuing team driver Pastor Maldonado.

Valtteri Bottas, Williams Third Driver
Valtteri Bottas, Williams Third Driver

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23-year-old Finn Bottas, who is managed by Williams shareholder and executive Toto Wolff as well as Mika Hakkinen, replaces departing team driver Bruno Senna.

"Valtteri is quite simply one of the most talented young racing drivers I have come across," said team principal Sir Frank Williams.

"(And) Pastor has shown this season that he is one of the fastest drivers in Formula One," he added.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mika Hakkinen , Frank Williams , Pastor Maldonado , Bruno Senna , Toto Wolff , Valtteri Bottas
Teams Williams
Article type Breaking news
Tags bottas, featured, maldonado, renault, senna, williams