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  1. Monday 20 February 2017

  2. 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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  3. Sunday 19 February 2017

  4. 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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  5. Friday 17 February 2017

  6. 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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  7. Wednesday 15 February 2017

  8. 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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  9. Tuesday 14 February 2017

  10. '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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  11. Monday 13 February 2017

  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Tuesday 7 February 2017

  15. 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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  16. Monday 6 February 2017

  17. 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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  18. Sunday 5 February 2017

  19. 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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  20. Saturday 4 February 2017

  21. 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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  22. Wednesday 25 January 2017

  23. 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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  24. Monday 23 January 2017

  25. 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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  26. Sunday 22 January 2017

  27. 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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  28. Thursday 19 January 2017

  29. 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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  30. Wednesday 18 January 2017

  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. Tuesday 17 January 2017

  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. Monday 16 January 2017

  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. Sunday 8 January 2017

  43. 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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  44. Wednesday 4 January 2017

  45. 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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  46. Tuesday 20 December 2016

  47. '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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  48. 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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  49. Friday 16 December 2016

  50. 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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  51. Thursday 15 December 2016

  52. 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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  53. Wednesday 14 December 2016

  54. 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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  55. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  56. 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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  57. Monday 12 December 2016

  58. 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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  59. Sunday 11 December 2016

  60. 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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  61. Thursday 8 December 2016

  62. 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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  63. Friday 2 December 2016

  64. 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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  65. Saturday 26 November 2016

  66. 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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  67. Tuesday 22 November 2016

  68. 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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  69. Sunday 13 November 2016

  70. Massa pins Williams' Q2 slump on tyres 10:32

    Massa pins Williams' Q2 slump on tyres

    Felipe Massa has pinned Williams' double Q2 elimination at the Brazilian Grand Prix on tyre troubles, after a sudden onset of understeer. Massa and team-mate…

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  71. Friday 11 November 2016

  72. Williams 'pleasantly surprised' by speed 19:49

    Williams 'pleasantly surprised' by speed

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says the team was "pleasantly surprised" by its speed on the first day of practice for the Brazilian Grand…

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  73. Tuesday 8 November 2016

  74. Massa dreams of podium in final home race 13:00

    Massa dreams of podium in final home race

    Felipe Massa says that he "will do everything I can" to claim a podium finish in his final home race at this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, before retiring…

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  75. Monday 7 November 2016

  76. Video: Bottas in welding competition 12:40

    Video: Bottas in welding competition

    Watch as Williams' Valtteri Bottas participates in a welding competition courtesy of long-term sponsor Kemppi.

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  77. Sunday 6 November 2016

  78. Bottas expects Stroll to 'learn quickly' 10:14

    Bottas expects Stroll to 'learn quickly'

    Valtteri Bottas says he expects new Williams team-mate Lance Stroll to "learn quickly" when the Canadian youngster graduates to Formula 1 with the outfit next…

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  79. Friday 4 November 2016

  80. Stroll sees Bottas as 'great benchmark' 09:02

    Stroll sees Bottas as 'great benchmark'

    Lance Stroll has described his 2017 Williams team-mate Valtteri Bottas as a "great benchmark" as he prepares to graduate to Formula 1 alongside the…

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  81. Thursday 3 November 2016

  82. Bottas: Williams can gain from 2017 changes 11:56

    Bottas: Williams can gain from 2017 changes

    Valtteri Bottas believes he and Williams "haven't yet achieved what we should" and can profit from the 2017 regulation changes, after confirming that he will…

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  83. Overview: Bottas' career with Williams 11:20

    Overview: Bottas' career with Williams

    Valtteri Bottas has spent his entire Formula 1 career with Williams; following confirmation that he will stay with the team for the 2017 campaign, GPUpdate.net…

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  84. Williams confirms Stroll and Bottas for 2017 11:07

    Williams confirms Stroll and Bottas for 2017

    Williams has announced that European Formula 3 champion Lance Stroll will make his Formula 1 debut with the team next season, alongside incumbent Valtteri…

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  85. Monday 31 October 2016

  86. Williams drivers not giving up on fourth 08:32

    Williams drivers not giving up on fourth

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa remain optimistic of helping the team reclaim fourth position from Force India, despite falling further behind…

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  87. Thursday 27 October 2016

  88. Williams to name drivers on November 3 17:34

    Williams to name drivers on November 3

    Williams will announce its driver line-up for the 2017 season on November 3, the team has confirmed, with Lance Stroll set to be named alongside Valtteri…

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  89. Sunday 23 October 2016

  90. Video of the Day: Bottas' 'My Path' - #2 08:16

    Video of the Day: Bottas' 'My Path' - #2

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas continues his 'My Path' series of videos and explains why growing up in the Finnish town of Nastola was instrumental in his route…

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  91. Thursday 20 October 2016

  92. Bottas sure Williams can fight manufacturers 18:18

    Bottas sure Williams can fight manufacturers

    Valtteri Bottas remains confident that Williams can fight with manufacturer teams in Formula 1 once more, despite its regression this season. Williams leapt…

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  93. Wednesday 19 October 2016

  94. Williams fearful of bumpy Austin track 13:00

    Williams fearful of bumpy Austin track

    Williams technical chief Pat Symonds is wary of worsening bumps at the Circuit of the Americas after a double retirement from last year's race. Felipe Massa…

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  95. Tuesday 18 October 2016

  96. Video of the Day: Bottas' trophy drama 05:00

    Video of the Day: Bottas' trophy drama

    Valtteri Bottas explains why taking home his maiden Formula 1 trophy almost got him into trouble at the airport.

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  97. Monday 10 October 2016

  98. Bottas hoped to have Williams priority 12:56

    Bottas hoped to have Williams priority

    Valtteri Bottas reckons Williams maximised its approach to the Japanese Grand Prix but felt he should have been handed the preferable strategy. Bottas and…

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  99. Sunday 2 October 2016

  100. Bottas glad Williams took strategy risk 12:07

    Bottas glad Williams took strategy risk

    Valtteri Bottas has praised Williams for taking a strategic risk which netted him fifth in the Malaysian Grand Prix, ahead of the Force Indias. Williams is…

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  101. Friday 30 September 2016

  102. Video of the Day: Bottas' 'My Path' - #1 01:00

    Video of the Day: Bottas' 'My Path' - #1

    Valtteri Bottas begins his 'My Path' series which tells his story of becoming a Formula 1 driver with Williams.

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  103. Friday 16 September 2016

  104. Massa: Qualifying pace needs work 18:52

    Massa: Qualifying pace needs work

    Felipe Massa reckons Williams has to improve its one-lap pace after a "tricky" pair of practice sessions in Singapore on Friday. Massa, who will retire from…

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  105. Thursday 15 September 2016

  106. Bottas anticipates 'great battle' over fourth 14:02

    Bottas anticipates 'great battle' over fourth

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas reckons the scrap between his team and Force India will ebb and flow as the Mercedes-powered outfits contest fourth position in the…

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  107. Saturday 10 September 2016

  108. Video of the Day: Williams' 'Fast Friends' 05:23

    Video of the Day: Williams' 'Fast Friends'

    British model David Gandy makes 'Fast Friends' with Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas.

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  109. Monday 5 September 2016

  110. Bottas: Reclaiming P4 a confidence boost 09:12

    Bottas: Reclaiming P4 a confidence boost

    Valtteri Bottas reckons reclaiming fourth in the championship standings at the Italian Grand Prix will serve as a confidence boost for Williams ahead of the…

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