Valtteri Bottas1989-08-28 (age 30)
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Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says Charles Leclerc is a "very tough" racer given his age and complimented the 21-year-old's approach to his first year with Ferrari.
A quirk in Formula 1's rules allowed Valtteri Bottas's laptime in Italian Grand Prix qualifying to count despite him crossing the finish line after a red light emerged.
Sebastian Vettel edged Max Verstappen by just 0.032s to set the fastest time in the final Formula 1 practice session ahead of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen supports the use of the black and white warning flag in Formula 1, and says he is pleased that the FIA has “woken up” to its existence.
Charles Leclerc continued Ferrari’s perfect start to the Belgian Grand Prix weekend as Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton crashed heavily in final practice.
Valtteri Bottas is still waiting to hear on his Mercedes future, but losing a seat at the best Formula 1 team on the grid might not be a career-ending disaster. He would be an incredibly valuable asset for any other team
Valtteri Bottas admits that he has already been exploring other options should he not be retained by the Mercedes Formula 1 team in 2020.
Toto Wolff says he is "wrestling with himself" over the conundrum of either retaining Valtteri Bottas or handing a chance to Esteban Ocon. Our Grand Prix Editor breaks down their key skills and draws a conclusion on the right choice for the seat
Valtteri Bottas says he might “think differently” next time he’s battling with his Mercedes Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton after losing out on the first lap in Hungary.
Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says onboard footage of Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc’s first lap clash in the Hungarian Grand Prix offered a "distorted" view of who was to blame.
Valtteri Bottas says that the first-lap move by Charles Leclerc that damaged the front wing of his Mercedes Formula 1 car in Hungary was “completely unnecessary.”
Valtteri Bottas insists that the mistake he made during the German Grand Prix will not prove decisive for his future at the Mercedes Formula 1 team.
Mercedes endured a torrid Formula 1 weekend at Hockenheim, scoring just two points in the rain-affected German Grand Prix while celebrating 125 years in motorsport.
Valtteri Bottas says a “surprising” brake issue hampered him in German Grand Prix qualifying, where he finished third behind Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.
Valtteri Bottas reckons Mercedes would have struggled "massively" to even run in the heat of Friday at the German Grand Prix if it had not introduced an update to improve its cooling.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says a decision on whether or not the team will retain Valtteri Bottas for 2020 will be taken during August.
Mercedes Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are both hoping for a wet German Grand Prix this weekend, given the cooling issues that the team suffered in Austria last month.