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  1. Wednesday 29 October 2014

  2. Bottas targeting podium finish in Austin 10:23

    Bottas targeting podium finish in Austin

    Valtteri Bottas is hoping to secure his sixth podium of the season at the United States Grand Prix. The Williams driver finished third in Russia three...

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  3. Saturday 18 October 2014

  4. 05:07

    Video of the Day: Bottas let loose in FW18

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  5. Sunday 12 October 2014

  6. Bottas left wanting more after fifth podium 15:21

    Bottas left wanting more after fifth podium

    Valtteri Bottas was left with a feeling of disappointment after failing to beat either of the Mercedes drivers in the Russian Grand Prix. While Lewis...

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  7. Saturday 11 October 2014

  8. Bottas: Mistake did not cost me pole 14:47

    Bottas: Mistake did not cost me pole

    Valtteri Bottas does not think the error he made in the closing stages of qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix cost him pole position. Bottas set...

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  9. Friday 10 October 2014

  10. Formula 1 drivers praise Sochi Autodrom 16:34

    Formula 1 drivers praise Sochi Autodrom

    Formula 1 drivers have praised Sochi Autodrom after the first day of practice for the Russian Grand Prix. The 5.848-km, semi-permanent street circuit,...

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  11. Massa hopeful of smaller gap to Mercedes 15:02

    Massa hopeful of smaller gap to Mercedes

    Felipe Massa is hopeful that Mercedes will hold a smaller advantage over its rivals compared to recent races, following Friday's practice sessions for the...

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  12. Saturday 4 October 2014

  13. Bottas: Williams closer than expected 09:52

    Bottas: Williams closer than expected

    Valtteri Bottas reckons Williams has been able to cut the gap to the pace-setting Mercedes team at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix. With a host of car...

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  14. Friday 3 October 2014

  15. Massa searching for improved grip 10:14

    Massa searching for improved grip

    Felipe Massa says he is sure he will move forward at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix after finishing Friday's second free practice session in 14th...

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  16. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  17. Winners and Losers at the Singapore Grand Prix 08:32

    Winners and Losers at the Singapore Grand Prix

    The 2014 edition of the Singapore Grand Prix was a slow burner but nonetheless vitally important in the context of the championship fight. Lewis Hamilton...

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  18. Sunday 21 September 2014

  19. Bottas links late slump to power steering 17:53

    Bottas links late slump to power steering

    Valtteri Bottas says an issue with his power steering system contributed to his tumble down the order in the Singapore Grand Prix. Bottas, one of many...

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  20. Saturday 20 September 2014

  21. Massa encouraged by Williams improvements 18:32

    Massa encouraged by Williams improvements

    Felipe Massa says he is encouraged by the progress which Williams has made since Friday's practice sessions after qualifying in sixth position for the...

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  22. Tuesday 16 September 2014

  23. Williams looks to consolidate third position 12:56

    Williams looks to consolidate third position

    Williams says its focus during the season run-in is to solidify third in the Constructors' standings. The Grove-based outfit jumped ahead of Ferrari...

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  24. Monday 8 September 2014

  25. Williams to investigate Bottas start issue 14:43

    Williams to investigate Bottas start issue

    Williams will launch an investigation into its start procedures after Valtteri Bottas suffered a torrid getaway at the Italian Grand Prix. Having fought...

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  26. 04:12

    Video of the Day: How Bottas prepares

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  27. Sunday 7 September 2014

  28. Bottas happy to see Massa back on podium 17:22

    Bottas happy to see Massa back on podium

    Valtteri Bottas says he was happy to see Williams team-mate Felipe Massa return to the podium at the Italian Grand Prix. After it became clear that the...

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  29. Williams confirms Bottas, Massa for 2015 09:21

    Williams confirms Bottas, Massa for 2015

    Williams will contest the 2015 Formula 1 season with an unchanged driver line-up, after the Grove-based outfit confirmed that it had concluded a deal for...

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  30. Saturday 6 September 2014

  31. Bottas pleased with near-perfect lap 14:52

    Bottas pleased with near-perfect lap

    Valtteri Bottas felt satisfied with his efforts after posting a lap that was "pretty close to perfect" in Italian Grand Prix qualifying. The Williams...

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  32. Sunday 24 August 2014

  33. Bottas pleased to achieve podium target 16:59

    Bottas pleased to achieve podium target

    Valtteri Bottas says he was pleased to achieve his pre-race target of finishing on the podium in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix. Williams struggled for pace...

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  34. Saturday 23 August 2014

  35. Rain masks Williams potential in qualifying 16:27

    Rain masks Williams potential in qualifying

    Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa blamed the wet weather on their Williams team's low key qualifying performance in Belgium. Having looked set to be the...

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  36. Bottas quickest in wet/dry final practice 11:07

    Bottas quickest in wet/dry final practice

    Valtteri Bottas finished atop the timesheets in Saturday morning's wet/dry final practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix. The Williams driver made the...

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  37. Friday 22 August 2014

  38. Bottas: Williams can be close to Mercedes 18:01

    Bottas: Williams can be close to Mercedes

    Valtteri Bottas is hopeful that his Williams team can put pressure on championship leaders Mercedes at the Belgian Grand Prix. Mercedes drivers Lewis...

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  39. Monday 18 August 2014

  40. Williams duo sure of strong Spa showing 14:00

    Williams duo sure of strong Spa showing

    Williams duo Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa reckon that the layout of Spa-Francorchamps, which plays host to this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, will suit...

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  41. Thursday 7 August 2014

  42. Formula 1 mid-season review: Williams 07:00

    Formula 1 mid-season review: Williams

    As the Formula 1 fraternity enjoys the summer break, GPUpdate.net takes the opportunity to analyse team and driver performances over the first 11 rounds of...

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  43. Sunday 27 July 2014

  44. Bottas feels tyre strategy cost podium shot 19:54

    Bottas feels tyre strategy cost podium shot

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas reckons he could have been in the podium fight in Hungary if he had chosen a better tyre strategy. Bottas had already...

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  45. Saturday 26 July 2014

  46. Bottas surprised by second row grid spot 15:36

    Bottas surprised by second row grid spot

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has admitted to feeling surprised over his third-place starting position for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Finn had...

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  47. Friday 25 July 2014

  48. Williams duo expecting tougher weekend 16:25

    Williams duo expecting tougher weekend

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa say they are expecting to face a more difficult weekend at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Bottas has enjoyed...

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  49. Wednesday 23 July 2014

  50. Bottas: Hungary not best circuit for our car 10:12

    Bottas: Hungary not best circuit for our car

    Valtteri Bottas has admitted he might struggle to get on the podium again this weekend in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Bottas has taken three rostrums in as...

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  51. Monday 21 July 2014

  52. Smedley: Both cars on podium aim now 14:34

    Smedley: Both cars on podium aim now

    Rob Smedley has said that Williams now wants a double podium finish in the wake of Valtteri Bottas' latest success in the German Grand Prix. Bottas took...

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  53. Sunday 20 July 2014

  54. Bottas: Engineers key in Hamilton battle 16:13

    Bottas: Engineers key in Hamilton battle

    Valtteri Bottas has paid tribute to his engineers for their assistance amid his late German Grand Prix battle with Lewis Hamilton. The Williams driver...

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  55. Saturday 19 July 2014

  56. Williams drivers buoyed by qualifying performance 15:21

    Williams drivers buoyed by qualifying performance

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa were both feeling positive after Saturday afternoon's qualifying session for the German Grand...

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  57. Wednesday 16 July 2014

  58. Smedley: Hockenheim should be good for us 14:05

    Smedley: Hockenheim should be good for us

    Rob Smedley reckons the German Grand Prix this coming weekend should be a good one for Williams Martini Racing. The Grove-based outfit has been strong...

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  59. Tuesday 8 July 2014

  60. Bottas: Williams getting stronger all the time 16:08

    Bottas: Williams getting stronger all the time

    Valtteri Bottas says Williams is "getting stronger all the time" and that he is also continuosly improving. Bottas impressed en route to a second place...

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  61. Monday 7 July 2014

  62. Smedley: Bottas displayed incredible race craft 10:42

    Smedley: Bottas displayed incredible race craft

    Rob Smedley has said Valtteri Bottas showed 'incredible race craft' in the British Grand Prix and that he couldn't have asked for anything more from the...

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  63. Sunday 6 July 2014

  64. Bottas admits Williams pace surprising 16:38

    Bottas admits Williams pace surprising

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has admitted to feeling surprised over his pace during the British Grand Prix. The Finn avoided the drama of the initial...

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  65. Saturday 5 July 2014

  66. Smedley: Williams got timings wrong 17:37

    Smedley: Williams got timings wrong

    Williams' Head of Performance Engineering Rob Smedley has admitted that the British team miscalculated its timings during qualifying for the British Grand...

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  67. Thursday 3 July 2014

  68. Bottas unsure of consistent Williams threat 18:01

    Bottas unsure of consistent Williams threat

    Valtteri Bottas is unsure whether Williams can consistently challenge Mercedes for race wins, having taken the fight to Formula 1's dominant outfit at the...

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  69. Wednesday 2 July 2014

  70. Bottas keen to build on Austrian momentum 16:27

    Bottas keen to build on Austrian momentum

    Valtteri Bottas has said he wants to build on what he achieved in Austria at the British Grand Prix this weekend. Bottas qualified on the front row in...

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  71. Saturday 28 June 2014

  72. Häkkinen: Third the maximum for Bottas 10:00

    Häkkinen: Third the maximum for Bottas

    Two-time F1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen reckons third was the best result fellow Finn and protege Valtteri Bottas could have achieved in Austria, opposing...

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  73. Monday 23 June 2014

  74. Bottas underlines Finnish podium efficiency 16:00

    Bottas underlines Finnish podium efficiency

    Williams enjoyed its strongest weekend of the season at the Austrian Grand Prix, with a front row lockout being followed up by Valtteri Bottas reaching the...

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  75. Winners and Losers at the Austrian Grand Prix 09:14

    Winners and Losers at the Austrian Grand Prix

    Formula 1 returned to Austria for the first time since 2003 and it was Nico Rosberg who led home Lewis Hamilton to collect Mercedes' sixth 1-2 of the...

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  76. Sunday 22 June 2014

  77. Delighted Bottas hails 'best weekend ever' 15:41

    Delighted Bottas hails 'best weekend ever'

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas hailed the Austrian Grand Prix as his "best weekend" in Formula 1 after taking a maiden podium finish. Although the Finn,...

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  78. Saturday 21 June 2014

  79. Williams: We must capitalise on grid slots 15:19

    Williams: We must capitalise on grid slots

    Claire Williams says it is crucial that Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas capitalise on their front row grid slots in the Austrian Grand Prix. Despite a...

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  80. Massa thrilled to see Williams back on top 14:54

    Massa thrilled to see Williams back on top

    An emotional Felipe Massa spoke of his delight after heading a Williams 1-2 in Saturday's qualifying session for the Austrian Grand Prix. As the Mercedes...

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  81. Bottas tops final Red Bull Ring practice 11:06

    Bottas tops final Red Bull Ring practice

    Valtteri Bottas put Williams atop the timesheets during Saturday morning's final practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix. The Finn posted a best effort...

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  82. Wednesday 11 June 2014

  83. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Bottas, Kvyat play ice hockey

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  84. Tuesday 10 June 2014

  85. Bottas 'had to save everything' to finish 16:34

    Bottas 'had to save everything' to finish

    Valtteri Bottas has blamed the timing of his second pit-stop for his failure to finish higher than seventh in the Canadian Grand Prix. Bottas ran fourth...

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  86. Saturday 7 June 2014

  87. Bottas sure Williams can challenge Red Bull 21:07

    Bottas sure Williams can challenge Red Bull

    Valtteri Bottas is adamant that Williams can challenge Red Bull for the podium positions after the Finn set the fourth fastest time during qualifying for...

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  88. Bottas hopes to be 'best of the rest' 17:36

    Bottas hopes to be 'best of the rest'

    Valtteri Bottas is hoping that Williams will emerge as Mercedes' main challenger in this afternoon's qualifying session for the Canadian Grand Prix, after...

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  89. Tuesday 3 June 2014

  90. Bottas: Canada will play to our strengths 08:00

    Bottas: Canada will play to our strengths

    Valtteri Bottas believes the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve will play to the strengths of the Williams FW36. Bottas saw his run of five points finishes in...

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  91. Wednesday 21 May 2014

  92. Bottas: We can fight for good points 17:16

    Bottas: We can fight for good points

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas believes the team will be able to battle it out for good points in Monaco this weekend. Bottas has scored points in all...

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  93. Sunday 11 May 2014

  94. Bottas: We got the maximum on offer 16:48

    Bottas: We got the maximum on offer

    Valtteri Bottas says he got "the maximum" on offer by finishing fifth in Sunday afternoon's Spanish Grand Prix. The Williams driver ran in his starting...

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  95. Saturday 10 May 2014

  96. Mixed feelings at Williams after qualifying 15:54

    Mixed feelings at Williams after qualifying

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa had contrasting feelings after Saturday's qualifying session for the Spanish Grand Prix. While Bottas...

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  97. Thursday 8 May 2014

  98. Massa: Downforce really important in Spain 07:00

    Massa: Downforce really important in Spain

    Felipe Massa has said getting the aerodynamic set-up correct will be vital this weekend if he is to challenge for a good result in the Spanish Grand...

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  99. Wednesday 7 May 2014

  100. Smedley: Williams prepared for Spanish GP 11:50

    Smedley: Williams prepared for Spanish GP

    Williams' Head of Vehicle Performance Rob Smedley has said the team feels 'prepared' for the Spanish Grand Prix this coming weekend. Williams have made a...

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  101. Sunday 20 April 2014

  102. Massa left frustrated by pit stop problem 11:50

    Massa left frustrated by pit stop problem

    Felipe Massa's chance of a good result at the Chinese Grand Prix disappeared after a calamatous pit stop dropped him down the order. Massa made a good...

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  103. Saturday 19 April 2014

  104. Bottas pleased with wet weather progress 09:37

    Bottas pleased with wet weather progress

    Valtteri Bottas says Williams has made clear progress in terms of wet weather performance after a double Q3 showing at the Chinese Grand Prix. After the...

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  105. Friday 18 April 2014

  106. Williams package 'better than in Bahrain' 10:48

    Williams package 'better than in Bahrain'

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says that the team has a better package in China than they did at the last round two weeks ago in Bahrain. Bottas, who...

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  107. Sunday 6 April 2014

  108. Massa frustrated by Safety Car timing 20:07

    Massa frustrated by Safety Car timing

    Felipe Massa believes that the timing of the Safety Car scuppered Williams's hopes of challenging for the podium in the Bahrain Grand Prix. Massa...

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  109. Saturday 5 April 2014

  110. Bottas pleased to unlock Williams potential 18:49

    Bottas pleased to unlock Williams potential

    Valtteri Bottas says he is delighted to have finally been able to demonstrate the potential of the Williams FW36 after qualifying in third place for the...

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  111. Friday 4 April 2014

  112. Bottas calm after lack of Friday running 19:55

    Bottas calm after lack of Friday running

    Valtteri Bottas says there was "no point" in completing lots of mileage during Friday's pair of practice sessions in Bahrain. The Finn, who was replaced...

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