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  1. Tuesday 23 May 2017

  2. Video of the Day: Mercedes on Monaco 05:36

    Video of the Day: Mercedes on Monaco

    Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas talk about the challenges of the Monaco Grand Prix.

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  3. Monday 22 May 2017

  4. Turbo issue behind Bottas' Spain DNF 13:37

    Turbo issue behind Bottas' Spain DNF

    Mercedes has confirmed that a faulty turbo was behind Valtteri Bottas' exit from the Spanish Grand Prix, caused by a previously unseen defect. Bottas was…

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  5. Monaco 'all about mental strength' - Hamilton 13:07

    Monaco 'all about mental strength' - Hamilton

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says the Monaco Grand Prix is "all about mental strength" as he bids for a third Formula 1 victory in the…

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  6. Monday 15 May 2017

  7. Spanish Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:54

    Spanish Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton claimed victory in a thrilling duel against title rival Sebastian Vettel, with several sub-plots through the field. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  8. Sunday 14 May 2017

  9. Verstappen, Räikkönen rue Turn 1 clash 16:38

    Verstappen, Räikkönen rue Turn 1 clash

    Max Verstappen and Kimi Räikkönen were left to rue an "unfortunate" clash on the opening lap of the Spanish Grand Prix, which caused both to retire from the…

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  10. Video of the Day: Bottas' F1 driver room 05:32

    Video of the Day: Bottas' F1 driver room

    Go behind-the-scenes with Valtteri Bottas for a tour of his driver room at Formula 1 weekends.

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  11. Saturday 13 May 2017

  12. Hamilton pleased to top 'intense' session 14:52

    Hamilton pleased to top 'intense' session

    Lewis Hamilton expressed satisfaction after overcoming an "intense" qualifying session to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton led the way…

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  13. Bottas a doubt for FP3 over water leak 09:59

    Bottas a doubt for FP3 over water leak

    Mercedes is hopeful that Valtteri Bottas will be able to run at some point during the final practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, after a water leak was…

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  14. Friday 12 May 2017

  15. Hamilton hails 'amazing' Mercedes effort 15:53

    Hamilton hails 'amazing' Mercedes effort

    Lewis Hamilton praised his Mercedes team for an "amazing" effort with its Spanish Grand Prix update package, which is working "just as we expected". Mercedes…

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  16. Hamilton: Bottas proving people wrong 08:02

    Hamilton: Bottas proving people wrong

    Lewis Hamilton says he sees Valtteri Bottas as a "credible competitor" for the 2017 title, following the Finn's maiden Formula 1 victory, arguing that he has…

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  17. Wednesday 10 May 2017

  18. Mercedes reveals W08 identification tweaks 08:40

    Mercedes reveals W08 identification tweaks

    Reigning World Champion team Mercedes has revealed minor tweaks to its livery, to align with the FIA's request for easier driver identification from this…

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  19. Monday 8 May 2017

  20. Video of the Day: Bottas in Budapest 05:40

    Video of the Day: Bottas in Budapest

    Ride onboard with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas as he carries out a demonstration along the streets of Budapest.

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  21. Wednesday 3 May 2017

  22. Video of the Day: Bottas' message to fans 05:32

    Video of the Day: Bottas' message to fans

    Valtteri Bottas gives a message to his fans after claiming his maiden F1 win at the Russian Grand Prix.

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  23. Monday 1 May 2017

  24. Russian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 15:58

    Russian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Valtteri Bottas secured his maiden Formula 1 victory at Sochi, holding off Sebastian Vettel, who extended his lead in the championship. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  25. In photos: Bottas celebrates maiden F1 win 14:20

    In photos: Bottas celebrates maiden F1 win

    Valtteri Bottas became the 107th different driver to climb atop a Formula 1 podium with his triumph at the Russian Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net reflects on the…

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  26. Sunday 30 April 2017

  27. Wolff 'very proud' of Bottas after first win 16:31

    Wolff 'very proud' of Bottas after first win

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he is "very proud" of Valtteri Bottas after he claimed his maiden Formula 1 victory in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix. Bottas…

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  28. Bottas: Maiden F1 win worth the wait 15:11

    Bottas: Maiden F1 win worth the wait

    A delighted Valtteri Bottas says his maiden Formula 1 victory was "worth the wait" as he fended off Sebastian Vettel during a tense finale at the Russian Grand…

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  29. Bottas fends off Vettel for maiden F1 win 14:39

    Bottas fends off Vettel for maiden F1 win

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas jumped both Ferrari drivers at the start and fended off a charging Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages to claim his maiden Formula…

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  30. Saturday 29 April 2017

  31. Bottas eyes start gains from third place 14:54

    Bottas eyes start gains from third place

    Valtteri Bottas is optimistic that the nature of the opening sequence of corners at the Sochi Autodrom can provide him with the chance to attack rival Ferrari…

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  32. Friday 28 April 2017

  33. Hamilton describes 'difficult' opening day 16:15

    Hamilton describes 'difficult' opening day

    Lewis Hamilton described a "difficult" first day at the Russian Grand Prix as main rival Ferrari displayed strong short- and long-run pace through…

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  34. Thursday 27 April 2017

  35. Bottas not worried about team orders 14:43

    Bottas not worried about team orders

    Valtteri Bottas says he is not worried about Mercedes imposing any team orders, expressing confidence that "all of my good results are still on the…

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  36. Drivers offer mixed views over 'shield' 14:11

    Drivers offer mixed views over 'shield'

    Formula 1 drivers have offered mixed views over the 'shield' head protection device that could be introduced from the 2018 season, rather than the 'halo…

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  37. Wednesday 19 April 2017

  38. Bottas says he 'learned a few tricks' at test 17:22

    Bottas says he 'learned a few tricks' at test

    Valtteri Bottas says he "learned a few tricks" during his additional running at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test, as Mercedes continued its long-run…

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  39. Bottas fastest as first in-season test ends 16:04

    Bottas fastest as first in-season test ends

    Valtteri Bottas posted the quickest lap time as the first in-season test of 2017 came to an end at the Bahrain International Circuit on Wednesday, ensuring the…

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  40. Tuesday 18 April 2017

  41. Bottas understands 'tough' team orders 08:22

    Bottas understands 'tough' team orders

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has labelled team orders as "tough" but says he understands why they were applied during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Bottas…

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  42. Monday 17 April 2017

  43. Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:30

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel made it 2-1 to Ferrari in 2017 with victory, while Mercedes claimed a double podium after a couple of setbacks. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  44. Sunday 16 April 2017

  45. Bottas downbeat amid rear tyre struggles 18:30

    Bottas downbeat amid rear tyre struggles

    Valtteri Bottas was left to rue a "tricky race" as he struggled with his rear tyres at the Bahrain Grand Prix, dropping from the lead to third…

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  46. Wolff praises Bottas for 'keeping calm' 10:32

    Wolff praises Bottas for 'keeping calm'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised Valtteri Bottas' level-headedness after the Finn beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Bahrain Grand…

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  47. Saturday 15 April 2017

  48. Hamilton admits Bottas 'did the better job' 17:48

    Hamilton admits Bottas 'did the better job'

    Lewis Hamilton has admitted that new team-mate Valtteri Bottas simply "did the better job" after claiming pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton…

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  49. Bottas hopes Sakhir pole 'the first of many' 17:38

    Bottas hopes Sakhir pole 'the first of many'

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas delighted in his first career pole position as he edged team-mate Lewis Hamilton during qualifying for the Bahrain Grand…

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  50. Bottas beats Hamilton for maiden pole 17:05

    Bottas beats Hamilton for maiden pole

    Valtteri Bottas edged out Lewis Hamilton during Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying to claim his maiden Formula 1 pole position, as Mercedes lapped significantly…

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  51. Mercedes, Ferrari confirm test line-ups 12:13

    Mercedes, Ferrari confirm test line-ups

    Mercedes and Ferrari have confirmed their line-ups for the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test. Formula 1 teams will stay on at the Bahrain International Circuit…

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  52. Friday 14 April 2017

  53. Hamilton: Ferrari 0.2s ahead in race-trim 19:04

    Hamilton: Ferrari 0.2s ahead in race-trim

    Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes' data puts Ferrari two-tenths of a second ahead in race-trim following the first day of practice for the Bahrain Grand…

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  54. Monday 10 April 2017

  55. Chinese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:36

    Chinese Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton won at the Shanghai International Circuit for the fifth time in his career, as some drivers starred and others struggled. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  56. Wolff: Bottas must 'forget' China error 11:34

    Wolff: Bottas must 'forget' China error

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says new recruit Valtteri Bottas must "forget" about his Chinese Grand Prix error, which dropped him down the order. Having run…

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  57. Sunday 9 April 2017

  58. Bottas: Spin behind Safety Car 'stupid' 10:15

    Bottas: Spin behind Safety Car 'stupid'

    Valtteri Bottas expressed frustration after what he described as a "stupid" spin behind the Safety Car during Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. Bottas initially…

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  59. Saturday 8 April 2017

  60. Bottas: Missed front row 'a real shame' 10:15

    Bottas: Missed front row 'a real shame'

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas was left to rue missing out on a front row slot to Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel by a narrow margin for the second successive race…

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  61. Friday 7 April 2017

  62. Video: Hamilton, Bottas on driver meetings 13:39

    Video: Hamilton, Bottas on driver meetings

    Tag along with Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas as they head to the Drivers' Meeting in China.

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  63. Saturday 1 April 2017

  64. Lauda: Bottas no worse than Rosberg 12:02

    Lauda: Bottas no worse than Rosberg

    Mercedes chief Niki Lauda has praised a "sensational" Valtteri Bottas after he finished the Australian Grand Prix little more than a second behind Lewis…

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  65. Monday 27 March 2017

  66. Australian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:22

    Australian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel opened the season with victory at the Australian Grand Prix, setting up the prospect of a title battle with Lewis Hamilton. GPUpdate.net…

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  67. Sunday 26 March 2017

  68. Hamilton 'ran out of grip' during first stint 08:29

    Hamilton 'ran out of grip' during first stint

    Lewis Hamilton conceded he simply "ran out of grip" during the first stint of the Australian Grand Prix, as he missed out on victory to Sebastian…

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  69. Saturday 25 March 2017

  70. Hamilton expects 'tight' race from pole 07:45

    Hamilton expects 'tight' race from pole

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he expects a "tight race" at the Australian Grand Prix after he opened the season with the 62nd pole position of his Formula…

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  71. Friday 24 March 2017

  72. Bottas sure of step forward overnight 08:03

    Bottas sure of step forward overnight

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas believes he can still make a step forward in Australia after placing third overall during Friday practice for the season-opener at…

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  73. Tuesday 21 March 2017

  74. Video of the Day: Bottas' winter training 05:36

    Video of the Day: Bottas' winter training

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas takes you behind the scenes at his winter training camp in Finland.

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  75. Monday 20 March 2017

  76. Background: Race starts to be 'more varied' 14:32

    Background: Race starts to be 'more varied'

    Formula 1 drivers are braced for more variable getaways during the 2017 season due to new regulations governing the start procedure in the sport. The FIA has…

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  77. Wednesday 15 March 2017

  78. Bottas 'won't panic' if Hamilton is quicker 09:57

    Bottas 'won't panic' if Hamilton is quicker

    Valtteri Bottas says he "won't panic" if Lewis Hamilton is quicker than him at the start of the 2017 season, admitting that he faces a steep learning curve at…

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  79. Thursday 9 March 2017

  80. Hamilton reckons Ferrari has been 'bluffing' 18:30

    Hamilton reckons Ferrari has been 'bluffing'

    Lewis Hamilton reckons Ferrari has been "bluffing" its way through pre-season testing so far, as the Italian manufacturer began to up its pace on the…

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  81. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  82. Bottas fastest, Räikkönen crashes on day two 17:07

    Bottas fastest, Räikkönen crashes on day two

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas led the way during the second day of the second and final pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while Ferrari's Kimi…

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  83. Bottas flies to quickest time at Barcelona 12:02

    Bottas flies to quickest time at Barcelona

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas surged to the top of the standings as he clocked the quickest time of pre-season testing so far on Wednesday morning at a warm…

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  84. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  85. Mercedes drivers wary of Ferrari, Red Bull 18:29

    Mercedes drivers wary of Ferrari, Red Bull

    Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas say they are wary of the threat posed by rivals Ferrari and Red Bull, following the opening day of the second…

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  86. Saturday 4 March 2017

  87. Bottas: Mercedes move bigger than expected 12:16

    Bottas: Mercedes move bigger than expected

    Valtteri Bottas says switching teams in F1 was a "slightly bigger thing" than he initially expected, but is confident that he can adapt to Mercedes in time for…

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  88. Thursday 2 March 2017

  89. Bottas: Wet/Intermediate running 'very useful' 19:13

    Bottas: Wet/Intermediate running 'very useful'

    Valtteri Bottas described Thursday's dedicated wet testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as "very useful" to his and Mercedes' pre-season…

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  90. Wednesday 1 March 2017

  91. Bottas: Mercedes feeling 'better and better' 19:16

    Bottas: Mercedes feeling 'better and better'

    Valtteri Bottas says that Mercedes' W08 is feeling "better and better" after he topped the times on the penultimate day of the first pre-season test in…

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  92. Bottas edges out Vettel on third test day 17:05

    Bottas edges out Vettel on third test day

    Valtteri Bottas topped the times on the penultimate day of this week's opening pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, ahead of Sebastian Vettel…

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  93. Bottas sets rapid pace on third morning 12:05

    Bottas sets rapid pace on third morning

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas comfortably topped Wednesday morning's session at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, using Pirelli's softest tyre compounds to…

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  94. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  95. Bottas: Turn 9 scare due to gust of wind 19:08

    Bottas: Turn 9 scare due to gust of wind

    Valtteri Bottas says that a gust of wind caused his wild moment during the second day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Bottas…

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  96. Monday 27 February 2017

  97. Hamilton: Mercedes still the 'team to beat' 19:02

    Hamilton: Mercedes still the 'team to beat'

    Lewis Hamilton says he feels that Mercedes is still the "team to beat" in Formula 1 after topping the timesheets on the first day of pre-season testing in…

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  98. Saturday 25 February 2017

  99. Wolff: Mercedes to develop intra-team rules 10:12

    Wolff: Mercedes to develop intra-team rules

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the reigning World Champion team will develop its internal driver directive over the course of the season, after "blank spots…

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  100. Friday 24 February 2017

  101. Bottas thrilled by first Mercedes outing 08:14

    Bottas thrilled by first Mercedes outing

    Valtteri Bottas labelled an "amazing" first experience with Mercedes after he took to the track as part of a filming day at Silverstone. Lewis Hamilton put…

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  102. Thursday 23 February 2017

  103. Bottas completes first laps with Mercedes 14:14

    Bottas completes first laps with Mercedes

    New Mercedes recruit Valtteri Bottas has completed his first laps with the team as he sampled the W08 EQ Power+ during a filming day at a stormy…

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