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  1. Monday 20 April 2015

  2. Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:32

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton claimed his third win of the year while Kimi Räikkönen took advantage of Nico Rosberg's late brake issue to finish second in Bahrain.…

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  3. Sunday 19 April 2015

  4. Bottas pleased to fend off Vettel 19:56

    Bottas pleased to fend off Vettel

    Valtteri Bottas was pleased with his efforts after keeping Sebastian Vettel at bay during the closing stages of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Williams driver…

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  5. Sunday 12 April 2015

  6. Williams duo pleased to maximise points 11:17

    Williams duo pleased to maximise points

    Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas say they achieved the maximum possible for Williams in the Chinese Grand Prix by finishing fifth and sixth. Massa and Bottas…

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  7. Saturday 11 April 2015

  8. Bottas doubts Williams can fight Ferrari 10:42

    Bottas doubts Williams can fight Ferrari

    Valtteri Bottas says it is unlikely that Williams will be able to fight Ferrari in the Chinese Grand Prix, despite spliting their cars on the grid. Felipe…

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  9. Friday 10 April 2015

  10. Massa's crash due to rear wing stall 10:28

    Massa's crash due to rear wing stall

    Williams has revealed that Felipe Massa's accident during second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix was caused by a rear wing stall. Massa's car snapped…

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  11. Friday 27 March 2015

  12. Bottas confident over back injury 09:43

    Bottas confident over back injury

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says he is sure that he won't be bothered by the back pain which forced him out of the Australian Grand Prix, after the Finn…

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  13. Thursday 26 March 2015

  14. Bottas makes car changes to aid back 09:14

    Bottas makes car changes to aid back

    Valtteri Bottas says he has changed the seat and pedal positions in his Williams in a bid to prevent a repeat of the back issue that ruled him out of the season…

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  15. Alonso, Bottas declared fit to race 05:22

    Alonso, Bottas declared fit to race

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso and Williams driver Valtteri Bottas have been declared fit to compete at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, following final…

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  16. Monday 23 March 2015

  17. Bottas confident he will be cleared to return 12:27

    Bottas confident he will be cleared to return

    Valtteri Bottas says he has "taken the necessary measures" to ensure that he returns to action at the Malaysian Grand Prix, after missing the opening round of…

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  18. Sunday 15 March 2015

  19. Bottas ruled out of Australian Grand Prix 04:12

    Bottas ruled out of Australian Grand Prix

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has been declared unfit to take part in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, with the team revealing that he suffered a small tear in…

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  20. Saturday 14 March 2015

  21. Bottas fitness to be decided on Sunday 10:19

    Bottas fitness to be decided on Sunday

    Williams says that Valtteri Bottas' participation in this weekend's Australian Grand Prix will be determined on Sunday morning, after the Finn complained of…

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  22. Bottas checked by doctors amid back pain 08:39

    Bottas checked by doctors amid back pain

    Valtteri Bottas is being checked by the FIA's doctors after suffering from back pain during Australian Grand Prix qualifying. The Williams driver qualified…

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  23. Monday 9 March 2015

  24. Williams drivers say strong start is crucial 10:57

    Williams drivers say strong start is crucial

    Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa say it is vital that Williams makes a strong start to the season at the Australian Grand Prix, given the development potential…

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  25. Sunday 1 March 2015

  26. Bottas tops final day of pre-season testing 17:03

    Bottas tops final day of pre-season testing

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time as the third and final pre-season test reached its conclusion at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on…

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  27. Friday 27 February 2015

  28. Bottas impressed by Mercedes test pace 19:13

    Bottas impressed by Mercedes test pace

    Valtteri Bottas says he was impressed by Nico Rosberg's time on the second day of the final pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Rosberg…

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  29. Tuesday 24 February 2015

  30. Massa to start Williams running at third test 11:31

    Massa to start Williams running at third test

    Felipe Massa will begin Williams' running on the first day of the final pre-season test of the campaign at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya this…

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  31. Saturday 21 February 2015

  32. Williams focuses on pit-stops in Barcelona 19:30

    Williams focuses on pit-stops in Barcelona

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas shared duties on the third day of the second pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as the…

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  33. Tuesday 17 February 2015

  34. Wolff to test Williams FW37 on Thursday 15:08

    Wolff to test Williams FW37 on Thursday

    Williams has confirmed that Susie Wolff will pilot the squad's FW37 on the first day of the upcoming test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Wolff, who…

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  35. Tuesday 10 February 2015

  36. Feature: Bottas bidding to join F1 winners 07:43

    Feature: Bottas bidding to join F1 winners

    Valtteri Bottas was one of the standout drivers of the 2014 season, as an overhauled Williams team returned to form. GPUpdate.net sat down for a conversation…

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  37. Sunday 1 February 2015

  38. Bottas aims for first win with Williams 12:09

    Bottas aims for first win with Williams

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas says he is aiming to claim his first Formula 1 victory this season, on the back of his successful 2014 season. Bottas took six…

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  39. Monday 26 January 2015

  40. Bottas to debut Williams FW37 at Jerez 08:53

    Bottas to debut Williams FW37 at Jerez

    Williams has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas will give the new Mercedes-powered FW37 its public debut on the first day of pre-season testing at Jerez on…

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  41. Friday 2 January 2015

  42. Mercedes: Alonso an option if Hamilton talks fail 09:29

    Mercedes: Alonso an option if Hamilton talks fail

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is the primary alternative to Lewis Hamilton, should the squad be unable to agree a new deal…

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  43. Tuesday 9 December 2014

  44. Ricciardo voted best driver by GPUpdate readers 07:36

    Ricciardo voted best driver by GPUpdate readers

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has been voted the best driver of the 2014 F1 season by global GPUpdate.net readers, edging out Mercedes rival and World Champion…

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  45. Wednesday 26 November 2014

  46. Bottas: New Pirelli tyres more consistent 07:42

    Bottas: New Pirelli tyres more consistent

    Valtteri Bottas says he experienced "more consistent" tyre degradation on Pirelli's development 2015 rubber at this week's Abu Dhabi test. The Williams…

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  47. Tuesday 25 November 2014

  48. Bottas tops first day of Abu Dhabi test 14:22

    Bottas tops first day of Abu Dhabi test

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas set the standard on the opening day of the post-Abu Dhabi Grand Prix test at the Yas Marina Circuit, ahead of Ferrari's Kimi…

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  49. Sunday 23 November 2014

  50. Massa says 2014 'just the beginning' 15:58

    Massa says 2014 'just the beginning'

    Felipe Massa says the 2014 season is "just the beginning" of a more competitive period for the Williams team. Massa pushed title-winning Mercedes driver…

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  51. Saturday 22 November 2014

  52. Bottas: Beating Ferrari remains the goal 15:22

    Bottas: Beating Ferrari remains the goal

    Valtteri Bottas says securing third in the Constructors' standings, ahead of Ferrari, remains Williams' target at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Bottas and…

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  53. Friday 21 November 2014

  54. Williams not concerned by bodywork issues 17:06

    Williams not concerned by bodywork issues

    Rob Smedley has played down the bodywork problems that struck both Williams cars during first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Williams missed the…

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  55. Monday 17 November 2014

  56. Bottas looking to overhaul Alonso, Vettel 12:34

    Bottas looking to overhaul Alonso, Vettel

    Valtteri Bottas has set his sights on snatching fourth in the Drivers' standings at this weekend's double points season finale in Abu Dhabi. The Williams…

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  57. Sunday 9 November 2014

  58. Massa relieved after pit lane mistakes 18:40

    Massa relieved after pit lane mistakes

    Felipe Massa says he was relieved to finish on the Brazilian Grand Prix podium after a race that featured a pair of pit lane errors. The Brazilian was first…

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  59. Saturday 8 November 2014

  60. Massa says he could have been closer to pole 18:00

    Massa says he could have been closer to pole

    Williams driver Felipe Massa says traffic prevented him from getting closer to the Mercedes duo in the final stage of qualifying at Interlagos. The Brazilian…

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  61. Friday 7 November 2014

  62. Massa: Interlagos grip an improvement 19:53

    Massa: Interlagos grip an improvement

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes that the resurfacing work undertaken at Interlagos – the home of the Brazilian Grand Prix – has had the desired effect…

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  63. Monday 3 November 2014

  64. Massa feels podium was possible 00:18

    Massa feels podium was possible

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes that a podium opportunity slipped through his grasp at the United States Grand Prix. Massa started from fourth on the…

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  65. Saturday 1 November 2014

  66. Bottas: We need to get everything right 21:27

    Bottas: We need to get everything right

    Valtteri Bottas says Williams will need to "get everything right" in the United States Grand Prix if it is to take full advantage of its strong qualifying…

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  67. Thursday 30 October 2014

  68. Drivers open to three-car F1 teams 17:12

    Drivers open to three-car F1 teams

    Formula 1 drivers say they are open to being a part of three-car teams, as the debate over grid size continues. With Marussia and Caterham both absent from…

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  69. Wednesday 29 October 2014

  70. 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 weeks…

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  71. Saturday 18 October 2014

  72. 05:07

    Video of the Day: Bottas let loose in FW18

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  73. Sunday 12 October 2014

  74. 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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  75. Saturday 11 October 2014

  76. 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 overall…

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  77. Friday 10 October 2014

  78. 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, which…

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  79. 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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  80. Saturday 4 October 2014

  81. 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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  82. Friday 3 October 2014

  83. 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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  84. Tuesday 23 September 2014

  85. 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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  86. Sunday 21 September 2014

  87. 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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  88. Saturday 20 September 2014

  89. 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 Singapore…

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  90. Tuesday 16 September 2014

  91. 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 after…

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  92. Monday 8 September 2014

  93. 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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  94. 04:12

    Video of the Day: How Bottas prepares

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  95. Sunday 7 September 2014

  96. 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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  97. 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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  98. Saturday 6 September 2014

  99. 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 driver…

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  100. Sunday 24 August 2014

  101. 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 in…

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  102. Saturday 23 August 2014

  103. 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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  104. 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 most…

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  105. Friday 22 August 2014

  106. 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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  107. Monday 18 August 2014

  108. 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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  109. Thursday 7 August 2014

  110. 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 the…

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  111. Sunday 27 July 2014

  112. 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 lost…

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  113. Saturday 26 July 2014

  114. 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 expected…

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