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  1. Monday 16 May 2016

  2. Bottas: Fifth was 'maximum' for Williams 09:36

    Bottas: Fifth was 'maximum' for Williams

    Valtteri Bottas believes that his fifth place finish in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix represented the "maximum" result available to Williams at the end of a…

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  3. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  4. Massa sets Williams podium target 13:16

    Massa sets Williams podium target

    Felipe Massa has set Williams the target of finishing on the podium at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, after the team's best result of the season in Russia…

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  5. Sunday 1 May 2016

  6. Williams pair positive despite missing podium 17:29

    Williams pair positive despite missing podium

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa described the team's Russian Grand Prix as "positive" despite missing out on the podium places. Bottas…

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  7. Saturday 30 April 2016

  8. Bottas achieves 'maximum' with P2 15:07

    Bottas achieves 'maximum' with P2

    Valtteri Bottas has described his front row slot in Russia as the "maximum" result possible as he capitalised on issues for other drivers. With Lewis…

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  9. Sunday 17 April 2016

  10. Massa thrills in defence against Hamilton 11:24

    Massa thrills in defence against Hamilton

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes he achieved the best result available to him during the Chinese Grand Prix and says holding off Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton…

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  11. Saturday 16 April 2016

  12. Bottas says fifth was 'maximum' for Williams 15:24

    Bottas says fifth was 'maximum' for Williams

    Valtteri Bottas says fifth place on the grid at the Chinese Grand Prix was the "maximum" possible for Williams and believes his Q3 lap was his best of the…

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  13. Friday 15 April 2016

  14. Massa 'trusts' Williams after FP1 issues 09:17

    Massa 'trusts' Williams after FP1 issues

    Felipe Massa says he fully trusts Williams' judgment after it was forced to carry out wheel changes between practice sessions in China. Massa and Bottas…

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  15. Monday 4 April 2016

  16. Bottas accepts Williams has slipped back 12:04

    Bottas accepts Williams has slipped back

    Valtteri Bottas has accepted that Williams has slipped back in Formula 1's pecking order, following a below-par showing at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Bottas and…

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  17. Friday 1 April 2016

  18. Williams set to debut new nose in FP3 18:10

    Williams set to debut new nose in FP3

    Williams is transporting a new, shorter nose to the Middle East, with a view to debuting it in Saturday morning's final free practice session for the Bahrain…

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  19. Sunday 20 March 2016

  20. Bottas 'not satisfied' with Australia result 14:22

    Bottas 'not satisfied' with Australia result

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he is "not satisfied" with his result at the Australian Grand Prix, despite recovering to score points…

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  21. Bottas gets five-place gearbox grid drop 04:01

    Bottas gets five-place gearbox grid drop

    Valtteri Bottas has been hit with a five-place grid penalty for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix after being forced on to take on a new…

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  22. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  23. Bottas '100 per cent ready' for new season 18:05

    Bottas '100 per cent ready' for new season

    Valtteri Bottas says he feels "100 per cent ready" for the upcoming season after his final pre-season test day in the Williams FW38. Bottas set the pace at…

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  24. Bottas quickest for Williams on second day 17:01

    Bottas quickest for Williams on second day

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas posted the fastest time on the second day of the final pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, ahead of Mercedes' Lewis…

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  25. Tuesday 1 March 2016

  26. Bottas: 'Very tricky' to challenge Mercedes 17:31

    Bottas: 'Very tricky' to challenge Mercedes

    Valtteri Bottas reckons it will be "very tricky" for any team to challenge Mercedes in 2016, given its pace in pre-season testing. Mercedes has spent the…

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  27. Friday 19 February 2016

  28. Bottas: Williams must be fighting for wins 08:31

    Bottas: Williams must be fighting for wins

    Valtteri Bottas says that Williams "needs to be able to win races" during the 2016 season, following the launch of the team's new car, the Mercedes-powered…

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  29. Wednesday 17 February 2016

  30. Williams confirms Barcelona test line-up 11:49

    Williams confirms Barcelona test line-up

    Williams has confirmed its driver schedule for pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Valtteri Bottas set to debut the FW38 on…

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  31. Thursday 10 December 2015

  32. Bottas wants Williams wins in 2016 11:45

    Bottas wants Williams wins in 2016

    Valtteri Bottas is eager for Williams to take a step forward and challenge for race wins in 2016, after the team placed third in the standings for the second…

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  33. Wednesday 9 December 2015

  34. 2015 review: Consolidation for Williams 08:47

    2015 review: Consolidation for Williams

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team post-season review series continues with Williams, which consolidated third in the standings, as drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe…

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  35. Sunday 6 December 2015

  36. Bottas eager for Zandvoort F1 return 16:12

    Bottas eager for Zandvoort F1 return

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has thrown his support behind a possible return of the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort, an event which last took place back in…

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  37. Monday 30 November 2015

  38. Bottas says Abu Dhabi a 'wake-up call' 09:14

    Bottas says Abu Dhabi a 'wake-up call'

    Valtteri Bottas says Williams' performance at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was a "wake-up call" for the team if it wants to compete at the sharp-end of the Formula…

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  39. Saturday 28 November 2015

  40. Bottas 'expected more' from qualifying 16:30

    Bottas 'expected more' from qualifying

    Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he and Williams "expected more" after a low key qualifying performance at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Bottas wound up sixth…

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  41. Sunday 22 November 2015

  42. Bottas: Fourth in the standings 'important' 14:22

    Bottas: Fourth in the standings 'important'

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has dismissed suggestions that the battle between himself and compatriot Kimi Räikkönen is trivial, claiming that finishing…

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  43. Saturday 14 November 2015

  44. Bottas satisfied after beating 'quicker car' 18:28

    Bottas satisfied after beating 'quicker car'

    Valtteri Bottas expressed satisfaction at outpacing Kimi Räikkönen during qualifying in Brazil, even though he will drop down the grid. Bottas posted the…

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  45. Friday 13 November 2015

  46. Bottas penalised for red flag incident 19:57

    Bottas penalised for red flag incident

    Valtteri Bottas has been given a three-place grid penalty for the Brazilian Grand Prix after a red flag regulation breach during Friday practice at…

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  47. Sunday 1 November 2015

  48. Bottas: No need for Räikkönen talks 22:40

    Bottas: No need for Räikkönen talks

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says there is no need for him to hold talks with compatriot Kimi Räikkönen after the pair collided for the second time in…

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  49. Thursday 29 October 2015

  50. Smedley: Williams must bounce back 15:32

    Smedley: Williams must bounce back

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says it is vital that Williams bounces back in style at the Mexican Grand Prix, after a double retirement in the United…

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  51. Monday 26 October 2015

  52. Williams drivers halted by damper failures 13:12

    Williams drivers halted by damper failures

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas were both forced out of the United States Grand Prix with damper failures, following separate first corner…

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  53. Sunday 25 October 2015

  54. Bottas gets gearbox change penalty 17:19

    Bottas gets gearbox change penalty

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas will fall five places on the United States Grand Prix grid after being forced to take on a new gearbox after…

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  55. Thursday 22 October 2015

  56. Räikkönen: I would try Bottas move again 18:30

    Räikkönen: I would try Bottas move again

    Kimi Räikkönen insists he has no regrets over his collision with Valtteri Bottas at the Russian Grand Prix, claiming he would try the move again if he found…

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  57. Friday 16 October 2015

  58. Bottas 'surprised' by Räikkönen approach 07:34

    Bottas 'surprised' by Räikkönen approach

    Valtteri Bottas says he was "surprised" by Kimi Räikkönen's actions as the pair clashed at the end of last weekend's Russian Grand Prix at Sochi…

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  59. Thursday 15 October 2015

  60. Räikkönen 'frustration' led to clash - Häkkinen 11:12

    Räikkönen 'frustration' led to clash - Häkkinen

    Double Formula 1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen feels that frustration got the better of Kimi Räikkönen as he clashed with Valtteri Bottas at the Russian Grand…

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  61. Monday 12 October 2015

  62. Russian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 15:12

    Russian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton surged towards a third title with a fine victory at the Russian Grand Prix, ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Sergio Pérez. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  63. Sunday 11 October 2015

  64. Räikkönen, Bottas disagree over clash 14:52

    Räikkönen, Bottas disagree over clash

    Kimi Räikkönen and Valtteri Bottas disagreed over whether their clash on the final lap of the Russian Grand Prix was a racing incident. The pair, having…

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  65. Saturday 10 October 2015

  66. Bottas boosted after beating Ferrari pair 15:39

    Bottas boosted after beating Ferrari pair

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas cut an upbeat figure after outpacing both Ferrari drivers during qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix. As Mercedes dominated up…

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  67. Tuesday 6 October 2015

  68. Bottas says Sochi a 'good fit' for Williams 09:17

    Bottas says Sochi a 'good fit' for Williams

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas expects the team to be closer to pace-setter Mercedes at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, describing the Sochi Autodrom as a…

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  69. Friday 2 October 2015

  70. Bottas: Williams switching focus to 2016 07:22

    Bottas: Williams switching focus to 2016

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says the team is gradually switching its development attention to 2016, with only five rounds of the 2015 campaign…

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  71. Sunday 27 September 2015

  72. Williams: Second Bottas stop 'too late' 10:20

    Williams: Second Bottas stop 'too late'

    Williams has admitted that it called Valtteri Bottas into the pits "too late" during the second round of stops at the Japanese Grand Prix. Bottas was the…

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  73. Saturday 26 September 2015

  74. Bottas looks to convert third to podium 10:47

    Bottas looks to convert third to podium

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is hopeful that he can convert third on the grid to a place on the podium during the Japanese Grand Prix. For the second…

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  75. Monday 21 September 2015

  76. Bottas praises 'amazing' Williams pit crew 08:36

    Bottas praises 'amazing' Williams pit crew

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas heaped praise on his pit crew after they played a key role in his rise to fifth position during Sunday night's Singapore Grand…

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  77. Friday 18 September 2015

  78. Bottas places focus on Super Soft tyre 18:37

    Bottas places focus on Super Soft tyre

    Valtteri Bottas believes that finding more pace with Pirelli's Super Soft tyre will be crucial for Williams' hopes at the Singapore Grand Prix. Bottas was…

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  79. Wednesday 16 September 2015

  80. Massa braced for 'hardest' remaining circuit 09:39

    Massa braced for 'hardest' remaining circuit

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes that the layout of the Marina Bay Street Circuit - venue for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix - is likely to present…

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  81. Thursday 10 September 2015

  82. Bottas: No damage to Williams relationship 11:36

    Bottas: No damage to Williams relationship

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has insisted that the speculation across the summer linking him with a move to a rival squad for 2016 has not had a negative…

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  83. Thursday 3 September 2015

  84. Williams boosted by line-up stability 10:38

    Williams boosted by line-up stability

    Sir Frank Williams says his eponymous team is in a "fantastic position" ahead of the 2016 season, thanks to the stability of continuing with Felipe Massa and…

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  85. Williams keeps Massa, Bottas for 2016 10:01

    Williams keeps Massa, Bottas for 2016

    Williams will continue with an unchanged driver line-up of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas for the 2016 season, the pair announced in a video message published…

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  86. Friday 28 August 2015

  87. Bottas 'expected more' from 2015 car 14:01

    Bottas 'expected more' from 2015 car

    Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he "expected more" from the Williams FW37 this season, but he is hopeful that progress will be made over the second half of…

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  88. Sunday 23 August 2015

  89.  Williams 'very sorry' to Bottas for tyre blunder 17:04

    Williams 'very sorry' to Bottas for tyre blunder

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley has apologised to Valtteri Bottas after the team fitted his car with incorrect tyres during the Belgian Grand…

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  90. Saturday 22 August 2015

  91. Bottas: Williams had to be perfect for P3 15:24

    Bottas: Williams had to be perfect for P3

    Valtteri Bottas says he and Williams had to be "perfect" to claim third on the grid, behind the Mercedes pair, for the Belgian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton…

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  92. Thursday 20 August 2015

  93. Bottas laments 'unnecessary' speculation 14:02

    Bottas laments 'unnecessary' speculation

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has described as "unnecessary" the rumours linking him to Ferrari for 2016, a move which has been ruled out by Kimi Räikkönen…

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  94. Saturday 8 August 2015

  95. Feature: Should Ferrari keep Räikkönen? 09:54

    Feature: Should Ferrari keep Räikkönen?

    Ferrari faces a dilemma for 2016: who should it pick to partner Sebastian Vettel? GPUpdate.net assesses the chances of Kimi Räikkönen, along with rivals…

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  96. Thursday 6 August 2015

  97. Bottas unconcerned by new start rules 12:11

    Bottas unconcerned by new start rules

    Valtteri Bottas says he is "not worried" by the new start rules which will come into force at the Belgian Grand Prix, even though he anticipates a greater…

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  98. Wednesday 5 August 2015

  99. Mid-season review: Williams holds station 09:16

    Mid-season review: Williams holds station

    GPUpdate.net continues its team-by-team mid-season review series with Williams, which is still pushing to be Mercedes' nearest challenger, and the efforts of…

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  100. Tuesday 4 August 2015

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    Video of the Day: Wolff and Bottas in Spain

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  102. Monday 27 July 2015

  103. Massa rues pointless Hungary weekend 09:17

    Massa rues pointless Hungary weekend

    Felipe Massa has described Williams' second non-scoring weekend of the 2015 season as "a blow" to the team's championship ambitions. Massa and team-mate…

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  104. Sunday 26 July 2015

  105. Williams duo aim to repeat strong starts 07:12

    Williams duo aim to repeat strong starts

    Williams duo Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa have set their sights on repeating the starts they made at the British Grand Prix during Sunday afternoon's race…

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  106. Thursday 23 July 2015

  107. Bottas surprised by Ferrari deal reports 16:18

    Bottas surprised by Ferrari deal reports

    Valtteri Bottas says he does not know where rumours linking him to a Ferrari seat for 2016 originated from, and that there is "nothing new" to reveal about his…

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  108. Tuesday 21 July 2015

  109. Williams duo expect development to pay off 14:03

    Williams duo expect development to pay off

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa are confident that the team's recently-introduced car upgrades will live up to the test of this weekend's…

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  110. Friday 17 July 2015

  111. Ferrari dismisses Bottas speculation 12:32

    Ferrari dismisses Bottas speculation

    Ferrari has dismissed speculation linking Williams driver Valtteri Bottas to a 2016 seat with the squad, following reports in the Italian media on Friday that a…

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  112. Sunday 5 July 2015

  113. Williams pair left with mixed feelings 17:09

    Williams pair left with mixed feelings

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas were left with mixed feelings after finishing fourth and fifth at the British Grand Prix. Massa and Bottas…

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  114. Friday 3 July 2015

  115. Williams drivers eye better one-lap pace 18:40

    Williams drivers eye better one-lap pace

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas are chasing improved one-lap pace after the first day of practice at Silverstone. Massa and Bottas ended…

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  116. Thursday 2 July 2015

  117. Massa says Räikkönen needs to 'relax' 15:33

    Massa says Räikkönen needs to 'relax'

    Williams driver Felipe Massa says former team-mate Kimi Räikkönen needs to "relax" if he is to get his Formula 1 career back on track and boost his chances of…

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