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  1. Monday 27 March 2017

  2. 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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  3. Sunday 26 March 2017

  4. 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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  5. Saturday 25 March 2017

  6. 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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  7. Friday 24 March 2017

  8. 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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  9. Tuesday 21 March 2017

  10. 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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  11. Monday 20 March 2017

  12. 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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  13. Wednesday 15 March 2017

  14. 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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  15. Thursday 9 March 2017

  16. 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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  17. Wednesday 8 March 2017

  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  21. 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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  22. Saturday 4 March 2017

  23. 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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  24. Thursday 2 March 2017

  25. 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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  26. Wednesday 1 March 2017

  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. Tuesday 28 February 2017

  31. 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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  32. Monday 27 February 2017

  33. 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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  34. Saturday 25 February 2017

  35. 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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  36. Friday 24 February 2017

  37. 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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  38. Thursday 23 February 2017

  39. 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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  40. Hamilton, Bottas to split each test day 13:09

    Hamilton, Bottas to split each test day

    Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will split running on each day of testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya next week, in order to…

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  41. Monday 20 February 2017

  42. Hamilton: 'Zero problems' at Mercedes 10:30

    Hamilton: 'Zero problems' at Mercedes

    Lewis Hamilton has moved to clarify comments he made about data-sharing in Formula 1, insisting that he has "zero problems" with Mercedes or new team-mate…

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  43. Sunday 19 February 2017

  44. Video of the Day: Bottas on racing Hamilton 05:38

    Video of the Day: Bottas on racing Hamilton

    Valtteri Bottas talks about linking up with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes and his hopes for the 2017 season.

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  45. Friday 17 February 2017

  46. Video of the Day: Bottas at Mercedes HQ 05:31

    Video of the Day: Bottas at Mercedes HQ

    Earlier this week, new signing Valtteri Bottas visited Mercedes' headquarters in Stuttgart for the first time.

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  47. Wednesday 15 February 2017

  48. In photos: Bottas on tour with Mercedes 10:33

    In photos: Bottas on tour with Mercedes

    A month after signing for Mercedes, and being shown around the team's UK bases, Valtteri Bottas headed to Stuttgart, Germany to visit Daimler's headquarters.…

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  49. Tuesday 14 February 2017

  50. 'Mercedes should look at Vettel, Alonso' 07:32

    'Mercedes should look at Vettel, Alonso'

    Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg reckons Mercedes should look at Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and McLaren's Fernando Alonso for a 2018 seat, as they enter…

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  51. Monday 13 February 2017

  52. Video: Bottas sees new Mercedes engine 16:12

    Video: Bottas sees new Mercedes engine

    Valtteri Bottas visits Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains in Brixworth to check on progress.

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  53. Rosberg will stay 'neutral' in Bottas talk 14:39

    Rosberg will stay 'neutral' in Bottas talk

    Nico Rosberg has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas has asked for his advice after joining Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, but promises to stay "very, very neutral…

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  54. Tuesday 7 February 2017

  55. Hamilton's father issues warning to Bottas 13:15

    Hamilton's father issues warning to Bottas

    Lewis Hamilton's father has warned Valtteri Bottas that he will need to be at the top of his game as team-mate to his son, warning that it "could be a…

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  56. Monday 6 February 2017

  57. Rosberg wanted Alonso as replacement 09:29

    Rosberg wanted Alonso as replacement

    Nico Rosberg has stated that, as a fan, he would have preferred Fernando Alonso to replace him at Mercedes, but admits the team dynamic "wouldn't…

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  58. Sunday 5 February 2017

  59. Lauda: New regulations will help Bottas 15:12

    Lauda: New regulations will help Bottas

    Mercedes Non-Executive Chairman Niki Lauda believes Valtteri Bottas' adjustment to the outfit will be aided by the introduction of new regulations this…

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  60. Saturday 4 February 2017

  61. Overview: Main driver moves for 2017 09:32

    Overview: Main driver moves for 2017

    Several drivers and riders have swapped teams across leading motorsport categories in 2017. GPUpdate.net takes a look at some of the biggest moves that have…

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  62. Wednesday 25 January 2017

  63. Bottas: Williams can fight for titles again 14:02

    Bottas: Williams can fight for titles again

    Valtteri Bottas is adamant that his former team, Williams, has the potential to fight for Formula 1 titles again in the future, following his switch to the…

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  64. Monday 23 January 2017

  65. Salo: Hamilton 'clear number one' in 2017 15:32

    Salo: Hamilton 'clear number one' in 2017

    Mika Salo says he expects Lewis Hamilton to be treated as the "clear number one" at Mercedes in 2017, as Valtteri Bottas becomes his new team-mate, replacing…

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  66. Sunday 22 January 2017

  67. Video of the Day: Bottas at Mercedes 05:00

    Video of the Day: Bottas at Mercedes

    Follow Valtteri Bottas during his first day as a Mercedes Formula 1 driver at the team's factory in Brackley.

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  68. Thursday 19 January 2017

  69. Wolff: Bottas deal keeps 2018 options open 13:52

    Wolff: Bottas deal keeps 2018 options open

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the manufacturer's decision to recruit Valtteri Bottas on a one-year deal allows the team to keep its options open for…

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  70. Wednesday 18 January 2017

  71. Rosberg labels Bottas a 'great solution' 12:14

    Rosberg labels Bottas a 'great solution'

    Retired World Champion Nico Rosberg reckons Mercedes has found a "great solution" by replacing him with Valtteri Bottas, whom he is eager to see race alongside…

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  72. Lauda: Bottas can be as fast as Rosberg 07:42

    Lauda: Bottas can be as fast as Rosberg

    Mercedes Non-Executive Chairman Niki Lauda believes that Valtteri Bottas can be as fast as the driver he replaced, retired World Champion Nico Rosberg, when the…

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  73. Video of the Day: Valtteri Bottas fan Q&A 05:32

    Video of the Day: Valtteri Bottas fan Q&A

    Valtteri Bottas answers questions posed by fans on the first day of his new job at Mercedes.

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  74. Tuesday 17 January 2017

  75. Bottas sees 'no problem' with Hamilton 10:33

    Bottas sees 'no problem' with Hamilton

    New Mercedes signing Valtteri Bottas says he expects to develop a constructive relationship with Lewis Hamilton during their first season as team-mates in…

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  76. Why Bottas is the right choice for Mercedes 08:10

    Why Bottas is the right choice for Mercedes

    Valtteri Bottas will link up with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes in Formula 1 this season, following champion Nico Rosberg's shock retirement. GPUpdate.net explains…

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  77. Video of the Day: Valtteri Bottas Q&A 05:32

    Video of the Day: Valtteri Bottas Q&A

    Valtteri Bottas speaks about his move from Williams to Mercedes for the 2017 season.

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  78. Monday 16 January 2017

  79. Video: Bottas addresses Mercedes staff 16:12

    Video: Bottas addresses Mercedes staff

    Watch as Valtteri Bottas addresses Mercedes staff after joining the team for the 2017 campaign.

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  80. Wolff: Bottas a 'great fit' for Mercedes 15:45

    Wolff: Bottas a 'great fit' for Mercedes

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has described Valtteri Bottas as a "great fit" for the team, after confirmation that he will replace Nico Rosberg and partner Lewis…

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  81. Mercedes officially confirms Bottas deal 15:05

    Mercedes officially confirms Bottas deal

    Mercedes has formally announced that Valtteri Bottas will replace the retired Nico Rosberg and partner Lewis Hamilton for the 2017 season, following Williams…

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  82. Sunday 8 January 2017

  83. Häkkinen hails 'dream' situation for Bottas 12:20

    Häkkinen hails 'dream' situation for Bottas

    Double Formula 1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen has hailed a "dream" situation for Valtteri Bottas, whom he has guided in recent seasons, as the Finn looks set…

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  84. Wednesday 4 January 2017

  85. F1 jigsaw: Final pieces set to fall into place 11:23

    F1 jigsaw: Final pieces set to fall into place

    With the new Formula 1 season and technical era approaching, the final pieces of the driver jigsaw are set to fall into place. All signs point towards Valtteri…

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  86. Tuesday 20 December 2016

  87. 'Massa agrees to race for Williams in 2017' 18:23

    'Massa agrees to race for Williams in 2017'

    Felipe Massa has accepted an offer to come out of retirement and compete for Williams in 2017, paving the way for Valtteri Bottas to join Mercedes as Lewis…

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  88. Mercedes call delayed by 'complex' talks 12:22

    Mercedes call delayed by 'complex' talks

    Niki Lauda says Mercedes may not reach a decision over Nico Rosberg's replacement until the end of January, amid "very complex" discussions over the best route…

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  89. Friday 16 December 2016

  90. 2016 review: Williams drops back to fifth 08:01

    2016 review: Williams drops back to fifth

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team 2016 reviews continue with Williams, which dropped from third to fifth in the standings, as Valtteri Bottas dominated Felipe Massa…

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  91. Thursday 15 December 2016

  92. Williams admits it may let Bottas leave 18:56

    Williams admits it may let Bottas leave

    Williams has admitted that it would consider letting Valtteri Bottas join Mercedes for 2017, as Nico Rosberg's replacement, but only in the event that "an…

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  93. Wednesday 14 December 2016

  94. Symonds: Williams must hold on to Bottas 10:16

    Symonds: Williams must hold on to Bottas

    Williams technical chief Pat Symonds says it is "crucial" that the team holds on to Valtteri Bottas for the 2017 season, amid reports that Mercedes is trying to…

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  95. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  96. Brundle: Wehrlein Mercedes' only option 08:42

    Brundle: Wehrlein Mercedes' only option

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Martin Brundle reckons Mercedes will struggle to secure Valtteri Bottas' release from Williams and be left with no choice but to promote…

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  97. Monday 12 December 2016

  98. Williams silent on Bottas/Mercedes reports 11:01

    Williams silent on Bottas/Mercedes reports

    Williams says it has "no further comment" to make regarding its driver line-up for the upcoming season, amid reports that Mercedes has moved to sign Valtteri…

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  99. Sunday 11 December 2016

  100. GPUpdate readers want Alonso at Mercedes 13:50

    GPUpdate readers want Alonso at Mercedes

    GPUpdate.net readers believe that Mercedes should try to poach Fernando Alonso from McLaren-Honda to replace the retiring Nico Rosberg in Formula 1 next…

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  101. Thursday 8 December 2016

  102. Wolff: Bottas 'very important' to Williams 09:55

    Wolff: Bottas 'very important' to Williams

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has suggested that he will not attempt to sign Valtteri Bottas as Nico Rosberg's replacement, given his importance to Williams for…

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  103. Friday 2 December 2016

  104. Overview: Candidates to replace Rosberg 15:08

    Overview: Candidates to replace Rosberg

    Following the shock news that Nico Rosberg will retire from Formula 1 with immediate effect, GPUpdate.net looks at the potential candidates who could line up…

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  105. Saturday 26 November 2016

  106. Massa expected more from sole Q3 effort 16:53

    Massa expected more from sole Q3 effort

    Felipe Massa conceded that he expected more from his Q3 effort as he finished at the foot of the top 10 in his final Formula 1 qualifying session at the Abu…

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  107. Tuesday 22 November 2016

  108. Video of the Day: Bottas' first go-kart 05:16

    Video of the Day: Bottas' first go-kart

    In the latest episode of his 'My Path' series, Williams driver Valtteri Bottas talks about buying his first go-kart.

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