Season 'going well' despite Williams struggle - Bottas

Finnish rookie Valtteri Bottas admitts he is doing well and have a room for improvement

Apr.29 (GMM) Backmarkers Caterham and Marussia aside, the only team yet to score a point in 2013 is Williams.

Valtteri Bottas, Williams
Valtteri Bottas, Williams

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"It's a challenging situation for my first season," Finnish rookie Valtteri Bottas admitted, "but I can't complain.

"It hasn't been easy, that's for sure, but I do feel that for my part, it's going well," he told the Turun Sanomat newspaper.

23-year-old Bottas continued: "I have not made any major mistakes and I feel it has been good between my teammate (Pastor Maldonado) and myself.

"I would give it a grade of 8.5 -- room for improvement, but not so bad," he told Finnish correspondent Heikki Kulta.

Bottas said Williams is planning a big upgrade for next weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, which he will try during a straightline aerodynamic test.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Pastor Maldonado , Valtteri Bottas
Teams Williams
Article type Commentary
Tags bottas, maldonado, williams