Valtteri Bottas1989-08-28 (age 30)
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Valtteri Bottas is refusing to read too much into Ferrari’s comments downplaying its Formula 1 pre-season testing performance, saying rivals often play “a weird game”.
Valtteri Bottas wants to avoid dragging out contract negotiations with Mercedes over a new deal for 2021, believing there was “too much unnecessary talk” outside the team last year.
If you were to base your expectations for the 2020 Formula 1 season on the face value of the opening week of testing, the outlook would be bleak.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas set the fastest lap of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Barcelona so far on the morning of day three, as Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari suffered an engine problem.
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He might be the 2019 Formula 1 world championship runner-up - his best finish in three seasons with Mercedes - but Valtteri Bottas still admits he can't be totally satisfied with last year. In this exclusive interview he tells Stuart Codling all about his drive to improve himself – and what he gets up to on the internet...
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas says he wants to make it a "no-brainer" for the team to retain him past the 2020 Formula 1 season.
Valtteri Bottas says he was given a "great opportunity" in 2019 to work with one of Lewis Hamilton's ex-engineers and learn more about the six-time Formula 1 world champion's methods.
Mercedes has a “sensational driver line-up” in Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas that is competitive without compromising the team’s objectives, says its Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff.
Valtteri Bottas suspects he would have lost his Mercedes Formula 1 drive with a repeat of 2018, but instead has rediscovered the love of racing that he lost last year.
Valtteri Bottas believes his season-opening Australian Grand Prix victory was his best performance in Formula 1 this year and still feels like it happened to someone else.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas topped the first day of the post-season Formula 1 test in Abu Dhabi, as Esteban Ocon made his debut as a Renault race driver.
Romain Grosjean says his Friday practice work at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix wound up "all in the bin" due to the Valtteri Bottas clash that will force a change of spec.
Valtteri Bottas set the pace in the second Formula 1 free practice session ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, although his evening was marred by a collision with Romain Grosjean.