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  1. Monday 16 January 2017

  2. 16:12

    Video: Bottas addresses Mercedes staff

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Sunday 8 January 2017

  6. 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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  7. Wednesday 4 January 2017

  8. 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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  9. Tuesday 20 December 2016

  10. '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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  11. 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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  12. Friday 16 December 2016

  13. 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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  14. Thursday 15 December 2016

  15. 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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  16. Wednesday 14 December 2016

  17. 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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  18. Tuesday 13 December 2016

  19. 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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  20. Monday 12 December 2016

  21. 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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  22. Sunday 11 December 2016

  23. 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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  24. Thursday 8 December 2016

  25. 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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  26. Friday 2 December 2016

  27. 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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  28. Saturday 26 November 2016

  29. 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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  30. Tuesday 22 November 2016

  31. 05:16

    Video of the Day: Bottas' first go-kart

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  32. Sunday 13 November 2016

  33. 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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  34. Friday 11 November 2016

  35. 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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  36. Tuesday 8 November 2016

  37. 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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  38. Monday 7 November 2016

  39. 12:40

    Video: Bottas in welding competition

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  40. Sunday 6 November 2016

  41. 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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  42. Friday 4 November 2016

  43. 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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  44. Thursday 3 November 2016

  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. Monday 31 October 2016

  49. 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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  50. Thursday 27 October 2016

  51. 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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  52. Sunday 23 October 2016

  53. 08:16

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

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  54. Thursday 20 October 2016

  55. 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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  56. Wednesday 19 October 2016

  57. 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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  58. Tuesday 18 October 2016

  59. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Bottas' trophy drama

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  60. Monday 10 October 2016

  61. 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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  62. Sunday 2 October 2016

  63. 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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  64. Friday 30 September 2016

  65. 01:00

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

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  66. Friday 16 September 2016

  67. 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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  68. Thursday 15 September 2016

  69. 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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  70. Saturday 10 September 2016

  71. 05:23

    Video of the Day: Williams' 'Fast Friends'

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  72. Monday 5 September 2016

  73. 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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  74. Sunday 4 September 2016

  75. Ricciardo had full trust in Bottas over move 15:36

    Ricciardo had full trust in Bottas over move

    Daniel Ricciardo says he had full trust that Valtteri Bottas would be "fair" during his late overtake for fifth place in the Italian Grand Prix. Ricciardo…

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  76. Saturday 3 September 2016

  77. Bottas: Monza qualifying 'one of my best' 15:47

    Bottas: Monza qualifying 'one of my best'

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has described his final lap to claim fifth on the grid for the Italian Grand Prix as "one of my best". Bottas outqualified…

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  78. Monday 29 August 2016

  79. Bottas regretful of strategic error in Belgium 10:25

    Bottas regretful of strategic error in Belgium

    Valtteri Bottas was left to regret a strategic error at the Belgian Grand Prix as Williams slipped behind Force India in the Constructors…

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  80. Saturday 27 August 2016

  81. Massa: Williams/Force India fight 'tough' 07:36

    Massa: Williams/Force India fight 'tough'

    Felipe Massa says Williams faces a "tough" fight against Force India to secure fourth in the standings, with the two teams closely matched heading into the…

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  82. Thursday 11 August 2016

  83. Bottas 'not worried' over Formula 1 future 14:16

    Bottas 'not worried' over Formula 1 future

    Valtteri Bottas has made clear that he is "not worried" over his Formula 1 future, as Williams continues to evaluate its driver line-up options for the 2017…

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  84. Monday 1 August 2016

  85. Bottas left to rue length of final stint 09:12

    Bottas left to rue length of final stint

    Valtteri Bottas expressed his frustration at Williams' tyre strategy after he spent half of his German Grand Prix on one set of tyres, and faced severe…

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  86. Monday 25 July 2016

  87. Massa lapped twice during 'terrible' race 13:36

    Massa lapped twice during 'terrible' race

    Felipe Massa described his Hungarian Grand Prix as "terrible" as he battled persistent steering wheel issues en route to an 18th-place finish, two laps down on…

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  88. Friday 22 July 2016

  89. Bottas, Sainz Jr. reprimanded over pit entry 16:19

    Bottas, Sainz Jr. reprimanded over pit entry

    Valtteri Bottas and Carlos Sainz Jr. have been reprimanded by the Hungarian Grand Prix stewards for pit entry violations during second practice at the…

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  90. Thursday 21 July 2016

  91. Bottas queries revised radio regulations 13:48

    Bottas queries revised radio regulations

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has queried the revised radio regulations, and potential penalties, amid tweaks for this weekend's Hungarian Grand…

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  92. Thursday 14 July 2016

  93. Bottas hails 'important' test for Williams 09:27

    Bottas hails 'important' test for Williams

    Valtteri Bottas described his day of running in the Williams FW38 at Silverstone as "important" for 2017 as the outfit attempts to move back up the Formula 1…

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  94. Monday 11 July 2016

  95. Williams drivers pin struggles on tyres 11:02

    Williams drivers pin struggles on tyres

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas were left to lament major tyre troubles as they failed to record a point in a lacklustre British Grand Prix…

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  96. Lynn to test for Williams at Silverstone 07:22

    Lynn to test for Williams at Silverstone

    Williams development driver Alex Lynn will get his second outing of the season with the team during this week's post-British Grand Prix test at…

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  97. Friday 8 July 2016

  98. Williams deficit 'bigger than expected' 19:52

    Williams deficit 'bigger than expected'

    Williams' deficit to the front of the Formula 1 field was "bigger than expected" during Friday practice for the British Grand Prix, according to Valtteri…

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  99. Thursday 7 July 2016

  100. Bottas: Red Bull challenge 'still possible' 17:31

    Bottas: Red Bull challenge 'still possible'

    Valtteri Bottas reckons it is "still possible" for Williams to challenge Red Bull for third in the Constructors' Championship but accepts the team will have to…

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  101. Monday 4 July 2016

  102. Bottas: Williams must learn from Austria 09:01

    Bottas: Williams must learn from Austria

    Valtteri Bottas has urged Williams to carry out a post-Austrian Grand Prix investigation after he struggled to get his tyres into their required operating…

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  103. Sunday 3 July 2016

  104. Bottas eyes top-five race challenge 08:42

    Bottas eyes top-five race challenge

    Valtteri Bottas is hopeful that Williams can challenge for the top five positions in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix, despite a low key qualifying session at the…

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  105. Friday 1 July 2016

  106. Bottas plans to be 'more involved' in future 07:32

    Bottas plans to be 'more involved' in future

    Valtteri Bottas says he plans to be more involved in discussions regarding his Formula 1 future moving forward, but has made clear that there is "no drama or…

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  107. Thursday 30 June 2016

  108. Bottas eyes Williams podium challenge 14:05

    Bottas eyes Williams podium challenge

    Valtteri Bottas is confident that Williams can challenge for the podium positions at the Austrian Grand Prix as it bids to continue its strong Red Bull Ring…

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  109. Monday 27 June 2016

  110. Salo tips Bottas to end up at Mercedes 08:32

    Salo tips Bottas to end up at Mercedes

    Mika Salo says he is "pretty sure" that fellow Finn Valtteri Bottas will make the move to Mercedes later in his Formula 1 career, should Lewis Hamilton or Nico…

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  111. Saturday 25 June 2016

  112. Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017? 09:22

    Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

    With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the…

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  113. Monday 20 June 2016

  114. Bottas: Sixth the maximum for Williams 10:37

    Bottas: Sixth the maximum for Williams

    Valtteri Bottas says he achieved the maximum available to himself and Williams in the European Grand Prix, as he recorded a top six finish in a drama-free…

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