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  1. Thursday 30 June 2016

  2. 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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  3. Monday 27 June 2016

  4. 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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  5. Saturday 25 June 2016

  6. 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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  7. Monday 20 June 2016

  8. 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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  9. Saturday 18 June 2016

  10. Verstappen: Bottas 'destroyed' qualifying 16:44

    Verstappen: Bottas 'destroyed' qualifying

    Max Verstappen has hit out at Valtteri Bottas for "destroying" his European Grand Prix qualifying session, in which he placed ninth. Verstappen lost out on…

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  11. Bottas' car damaged by loose drain cover 11:48

    Bottas' car damaged by loose drain cover

    Further trouble at the Baku City Circuit arose during Saturday's final free practice session, when Valtteri Bottas ran over a loose drain cover in the pit lane…

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  12. Friday 17 June 2016

  13. Bottas: 'A lot more' to come from Williams 16:31

    Bottas: 'A lot more' to come from Williams

    Valtteri Bottas feels that there is "a lot more" to come from Williams after the first day of practice for the European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan. Bottas…

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  14. Monday 13 June 2016

  15. Winners and Losers: Canadian Grand Prix 16:02

    Winners and Losers: Canadian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton took back-to-back victories ahead of Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix on a dire day for title leader Nico Rosberg. GPUpdate.net…

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  16. Sunday 12 June 2016

  17. Bottas praises Williams after podium 21:47

    Bottas praises Williams after podium

    Valtteri Bottas praised Williams for a "really good" strategy and pit-stop as he finished on the podium at the Canadian Grand Prix. Bottas, who started back…

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  18. Friday 10 June 2016

  19. Verstappen under investigation for block 17:39

    Verstappen under investigation for block

    Max Verstappen has been summoned to see the Canadian Grand Prix stewards after allegedly impeding Valtteri Bottas during Friday morning's opening practice…

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  20. Wednesday 8 June 2016

  21. Massa sets sights on Canada podium 12:52

    Massa sets sights on Canada podium

    Felipe Massa is optimistic that Williams will be able to fight for the podium positions when Formula 1 reconvenes at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Canada…

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  22. Sunday 29 May 2016

  23. Ericsson gets three-place grid drop 16:17

    Ericsson gets three-place grid drop

    Marcus Ericsson has been given a three-place grid drop for the Canadian Grand Prix after his collision with Sauber team-mate Felipe Nasr in Monaco on…

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  24. Wednesday 25 May 2016

  25. Bottas hopes to end Monaco drought 14:39

    Bottas hopes to end Monaco drought

    Valtteri Bottas is confident that Williams can implement the lessons learned across the past few seasons as he chases his first Monaco Grand Prix points this…

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  26. Monday 16 May 2016

  27. 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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  28. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  29. 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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  30. Sunday 1 May 2016

  31. 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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  32. Saturday 30 April 2016

  33. 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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  34. Sunday 17 April 2016

  35. 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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  36. Saturday 16 April 2016

  37. 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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  38. Friday 15 April 2016

  39. 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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  40. Monday 4 April 2016

  41. 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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  42. Friday 1 April 2016

  43. 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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  44. Sunday 20 March 2016

  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. Tuesday 1 March 2016

  51. 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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  52. Friday 19 February 2016

  53. 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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  54. Wednesday 17 February 2016

  55. 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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  56. Thursday 10 December 2015

  57. 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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  58. Wednesday 9 December 2015

  59. 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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  60. Sunday 6 December 2015

  61. 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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  62. Monday 30 November 2015

  63. 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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  64. Saturday 28 November 2015

  65. 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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  66. Sunday 22 November 2015

  67. 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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  68. Saturday 14 November 2015

  69. 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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  70. Friday 13 November 2015

  71. 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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  72. Sunday 1 November 2015

  73. 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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  74. Thursday 29 October 2015

  75. 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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  76. Monday 26 October 2015

  77. 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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  78. Sunday 25 October 2015

  79. 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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  80. Thursday 22 October 2015

  81. 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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  82. Friday 16 October 2015

  83. 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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  84. Thursday 15 October 2015

  85. 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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  86. Monday 12 October 2015

  87. 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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  88. Sunday 11 October 2015

  89. 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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  90. Saturday 10 October 2015

  91. 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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  92. Tuesday 6 October 2015

  93. 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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  94. Friday 2 October 2015

  95. 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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  96. Sunday 27 September 2015

  97. 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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  98. Saturday 26 September 2015

  99. 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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  100. Monday 21 September 2015

  101. 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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  102. Friday 18 September 2015

  103. 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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  104. Wednesday 16 September 2015

  105. 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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  106. Thursday 10 September 2015

  107. 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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  108. Thursday 3 September 2015

  109. 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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  110. 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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  111. Friday 28 August 2015

  112. 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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  113. Sunday 23 August 2015

  114.  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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  115. Saturday 22 August 2015

  116. 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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