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  1. Sunday 23 August 2015

  2.  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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  3. Saturday 22 August 2015

  4. 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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  5. Thursday 20 August 2015

  6. 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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  7. Saturday 8 August 2015

  8. 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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  9. Thursday 6 August 2015

  10. 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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  11. Wednesday 5 August 2015

  12. 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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  13. Tuesday 4 August 2015

  14. 05:10

    Video of the Day: Wolff and Bottas in Spain

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  15. Monday 27 July 2015

  16. 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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  17. Sunday 26 July 2015

  18. 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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  19. Thursday 23 July 2015

  20. 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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  21. Tuesday 21 July 2015

  22. 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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  23. Friday 17 July 2015

  24. 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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  25. Sunday 5 July 2015

  26. 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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  27. Friday 3 July 2015

  28. 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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  29. Thursday 2 July 2015

  30. 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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  31. Tuesday 30 June 2015

  32. Williams confident of podium challenge 15:10

    Williams confident of podium challenge

    Williams' Rob Smedley says that the squad should be able to challenge for the podium at this weekend's British Grand Prix, with the FW37 set to suit the…

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  33. Thursday 18 June 2015

  34. Wolff, Bottas to test for Williams 14:11

    Wolff, Bottas to test for Williams

    Williams has confirmed that Susie Wolff and Valtteri Bottas will take part in next week's post-race test for the squad at the Red Bull Ring. Wolff piloted…

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  35. Tuesday 16 June 2015

  36. Williams sets sights on Ferrari in Austria 17:06

    Williams sets sights on Ferrari in Austria

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley hopes the squad will be able to edge closer to the front of the Formula 1 grid at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix, and…

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  37. Sunday 7 June 2015

  38. Bottas: Williams needed podium finish 21:47

    Bottas: Williams needed podium finish

    Valtteri Bottas says his Williams team "really needed" the podium finish he secured during Sunday afternoon's Canadian Grand Prix. Bottas spent the opening…

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  39. Saturday 6 June 2015

  40. Bottas expecting fight for podium 21:43

    Bottas expecting fight for podium

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is expecting to fight for the podium positions after he qualified on the second row of the Canadian Grand Prix. Bottas set…

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  41. Friday 5 June 2015

  42. Bottas expecting repeat of Spain performance 22:21

    Bottas expecting repeat of Spain performance

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas says the squad should be expecting to return to the form which it experienced at the Spanish Grand Prix, off the back of a sub-par…

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  43. Thursday 4 June 2015

  44. Optimistic Bottas hopes to battle Ferrari 20:38

    Optimistic Bottas hopes to battle Ferrari

    Valtteri Bottas says he is hopeful that Williams will provide a stronger challenge to Ferrari at this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix as it bids to bounce back…

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  45. Friday 29 May 2015

  46. Bottas sure Monaco showing a one-off 08:02

    Bottas sure Monaco showing a one-off

    Valtteri Bottas is sure that his Williams team will return to form at the Canadian Grand Prix, after a highly challenging weekend in Monaco. Bottas and…

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  47. Saturday 23 May 2015

  48. Williams still targets double points finish 15:17

    Williams still targets double points finish

    Williams is still hoping to get both cars home in the points-paying positions in Monaco, despite a disappointing qualifying performance. Valtteri Bottas…

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  49. Thursday 21 May 2015

  50. Massa: Nothing to learn in wet conditions 16:22

    Massa: Nothing to learn in wet conditions

    Williams' Felipe Massa expressed his frustration after rainfall restricted running on the first day of practice for the Monaco Grand Prix. Drivers were…

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  51. Thursday 14 May 2015

  52. Bottas: Williams closing in on Ferrari 10:22

    Bottas: Williams closing in on Ferrari

    Valtteri Bottas believes that Williams is slowly closing in on Ferrari in the battle to be 'best of the rest' behind championship leaders Mercedes. Bottas…

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  53. Tuesday 12 May 2015

  54. Spanish Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:51

    Spanish Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg claimed his first victory of 2015 while Lewis Hamilton ensured Mercedes took another 1-2 finish in Barcelona. Here, GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  55. Sunday 10 May 2015

  56. Williams duo buoyed by Spain showing 17:05

    Williams duo buoyed by Spain showing

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa were in high spirits after combining to score a healthy total of points in Barcelona. Bottas realised his…

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  57. Saturday 9 May 2015

  58. Bottas looks to keep Räikkönen at bay 16:09

    Bottas looks to keep Räikkönen at bay

    Valtteri Bottas has set his sights on another top four finish in the Spanish Grand Prix, after out-qualifying Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen. The Williams driver…

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  59. Thursday 7 May 2015

  60. Bottas denies signing Ferrari pre-contract 14:53

    Bottas denies signing Ferrari pre-contract

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has denied putting pen to paper on a pre-contract agreement with Ferrari, although he admits his Formula 1 future beyond the…

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  61. Tuesday 5 May 2015

  62. Williams pinning hopes on Barcelona upgrades 15:31

    Williams pinning hopes on Barcelona upgrades

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas say that the squad needs to take advantage of the upgrades which it plans to introduce to the FW37 at this…

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  63. Monday 20 April 2015

  64. Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:32

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton claimed his third win of the year while Kimi Räikkönen took advantage of Nico Rosberg's late brake issue to finish second in Bahrain.…

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  65. Sunday 19 April 2015

  66. Bottas pleased to fend off Vettel 19:56

    Bottas pleased to fend off Vettel

    Valtteri Bottas was pleased with his efforts after keeping Sebastian Vettel at bay during the closing stages of the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Williams driver…

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  67. Sunday 12 April 2015

  68. Williams duo pleased to maximise points 11:17

    Williams duo pleased to maximise points

    Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas say they achieved the maximum possible for Williams in the Chinese Grand Prix by finishing fifth and sixth. Massa and Bottas…

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  69. Saturday 11 April 2015

  70. Bottas doubts Williams can fight Ferrari 10:42

    Bottas doubts Williams can fight Ferrari

    Valtteri Bottas says it is unlikely that Williams will be able to fight Ferrari in the Chinese Grand Prix, despite spliting their cars on the grid. Felipe…

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  71. Friday 10 April 2015

  72. Massa's crash due to rear wing stall 10:28

    Massa's crash due to rear wing stall

    Williams has revealed that Felipe Massa's accident during second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix was caused by a rear wing stall. Massa's car snapped…

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  73. Friday 27 March 2015

  74. Bottas confident over back injury 09:43

    Bottas confident over back injury

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says he is sure that he won't be bothered by the back pain which forced him out of the Australian Grand Prix, after the Finn…

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  75. Thursday 26 March 2015

  76. Bottas makes car changes to aid back 09:14

    Bottas makes car changes to aid back

    Valtteri Bottas says he has changed the seat and pedal positions in his Williams in a bid to prevent a repeat of the back issue that ruled him out of the season…

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  77. Alonso, Bottas declared fit to race 05:22

    Alonso, Bottas declared fit to race

    McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso and Williams driver Valtteri Bottas have been declared fit to compete at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, following final…

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  78. Monday 23 March 2015

  79. Bottas confident he will be cleared to return 12:27

    Bottas confident he will be cleared to return

    Valtteri Bottas says he has "taken the necessary measures" to ensure that he returns to action at the Malaysian Grand Prix, after missing the opening round of…

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  80. Sunday 15 March 2015

  81. Bottas ruled out of Australian Grand Prix 04:12

    Bottas ruled out of Australian Grand Prix

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has been declared unfit to take part in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, with the team revealing that he suffered a small tear in…

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  82. Saturday 14 March 2015

  83. Bottas fitness to be decided on Sunday 10:19

    Bottas fitness to be decided on Sunday

    Williams says that Valtteri Bottas' participation in this weekend's Australian Grand Prix will be determined on Sunday morning, after the Finn complained of…

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  84. Bottas checked by doctors amid back pain 08:39

    Bottas checked by doctors amid back pain

    Valtteri Bottas is being checked by the FIA's doctors after suffering from back pain during Australian Grand Prix qualifying. The Williams driver qualified…

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  85. Monday 9 March 2015

  86. Williams drivers say strong start is crucial 10:57

    Williams drivers say strong start is crucial

    Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa say it is vital that Williams makes a strong start to the season at the Australian Grand Prix, given the development potential…

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  87. Sunday 1 March 2015

  88. Bottas tops final day of pre-season testing 17:03

    Bottas tops final day of pre-season testing

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time as the third and final pre-season test reached its conclusion at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on…

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  89. Friday 27 February 2015

  90. Bottas impressed by Mercedes test pace 19:13

    Bottas impressed by Mercedes test pace

    Valtteri Bottas says he was impressed by Nico Rosberg's time on the second day of the final pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Rosberg…

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  91. Tuesday 24 February 2015

  92. Massa to start Williams running at third test 11:31

    Massa to start Williams running at third test

    Felipe Massa will begin Williams' running on the first day of the final pre-season test of the campaign at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya this…

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  93. Saturday 21 February 2015

  94. Williams focuses on pit-stops in Barcelona 19:30

    Williams focuses on pit-stops in Barcelona

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas shared duties on the third day of the second pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as the…

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  95. Tuesday 17 February 2015

  96. Wolff to test Williams FW37 on Thursday 15:08

    Wolff to test Williams FW37 on Thursday

    Williams has confirmed that Susie Wolff will pilot the squad's FW37 on the first day of the upcoming test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Wolff, who…

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  97. Tuesday 10 February 2015

  98. Feature: Bottas bidding to join F1 winners 07:43

    Feature: Bottas bidding to join F1 winners

    Valtteri Bottas was one of the standout drivers of the 2014 season, as an overhauled Williams team returned to form. GPUpdate.net sat down for a conversation…

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  99. Sunday 1 February 2015

  100. Bottas aims for first win with Williams 12:09

    Bottas aims for first win with Williams

    Williams' Valtteri Bottas says he is aiming to claim his first Formula 1 victory this season, on the back of his successful 2014 season. Bottas took six…

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  101. Monday 26 January 2015

  102. Bottas to debut Williams FW37 at Jerez 08:53

    Bottas to debut Williams FW37 at Jerez

    Williams has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas will give the new Mercedes-powered FW37 its public debut on the first day of pre-season testing at Jerez on…

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  103. Friday 2 January 2015

  104. Mercedes: Alonso an option if Hamilton talks fail 09:29

    Mercedes: Alonso an option if Hamilton talks fail

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that McLaren driver Fernando Alonso is the primary alternative to Lewis Hamilton, should the squad be unable to agree a new deal…

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  105. Tuesday 9 December 2014

  106. Ricciardo voted best driver by GPUpdate readers 07:36

    Ricciardo voted best driver by GPUpdate readers

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has been voted the best driver of the 2014 F1 season by global GPUpdate.net readers, edging out Mercedes rival and World Champion…

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  107. Wednesday 26 November 2014

  108. Bottas: New Pirelli tyres more consistent 07:42

    Bottas: New Pirelli tyres more consistent

    Valtteri Bottas says he experienced "more consistent" tyre degradation on Pirelli's development 2015 rubber at this week's Abu Dhabi test. The Williams…

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  109. Tuesday 25 November 2014

  110. Bottas tops first day of Abu Dhabi test 14:22

    Bottas tops first day of Abu Dhabi test

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas set the standard on the opening day of the post-Abu Dhabi Grand Prix test at the Yas Marina Circuit, ahead of Ferrari's Kimi…

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  111. Sunday 23 November 2014

  112. Massa says 2014 'just the beginning' 15:58

    Massa says 2014 'just the beginning'

    Felipe Massa says the 2014 season is "just the beginning" of a more competitive period for the Williams team. Massa pushed title-winning Mercedes driver…

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  113. Saturday 22 November 2014

  114. Bottas: Beating Ferrari remains the goal 15:22

    Bottas: Beating Ferrari remains the goal

    Valtteri Bottas says securing third in the Constructors' standings, ahead of Ferrari, remains Williams' target at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Bottas and…

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  115. Friday 21 November 2014

  116. Williams not concerned by bodywork issues 17:06

    Williams not concerned by bodywork issues

    Rob Smedley has played down the bodywork problems that struck both Williams cars during first practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Williams missed the…

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  117. Monday 17 November 2014

  118. Bottas looking to overhaul Alonso, Vettel 12:34

    Bottas looking to overhaul Alonso, Vettel

    Valtteri Bottas has set his sights on snatching fourth in the Drivers' standings at this weekend's double points season finale in Abu Dhabi. The Williams…

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