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Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff claims neither the Drivers’ or Constructors’ Championships would have been won by the team this season without Valtteri Bottas.
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas will appear in the 2019 Arctic Lapland Rally, marking his debut in the category.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has conceded that Valtteri Bottas’ ‘wingman’ role at the Silver Arrows had a “negative impact” in 2018.
Mika Hakkinen has backed Valtteri Bottas to take the next steps towards success in 2019 with Mercedes.
On a broad scale, 2018 was a season of change…but some things stay the same: Mercedes dominance with Valtteri Bottas playing second fiddle.
Valtteri Bottas has no interest in listen to any advice from Nico Rosberg, despite the German being the last team-mate to beat Lewis Hamilton.
Acknowledging that next season could be his last with Mercedes unless he ups his pace, Valtteri Bottas plans to “drive like I stole it.”
The performance of Valtteri Bottas, who finished 2018 without a win on the board, was the only “slight flaw” in an otherwise incredible 2018 for Mercedes, says Ross Brawn.
Valtteri Bottas will have a new race engineer for the 2019 season with Tony Ross moving over to Mercedes’ Formula E project.
Valtteri Bottas put in the quickest time on the opening morning of the end of season Pirelli test in Abu Dhabi.
Plummeting from second to fifth in the Abu Dhabi GP without putting up much of a struggle, Toto Wolff fears Valtteri Bottas’s 2018 season has left him mentally damaged.
Valtteri Bottas has said his race day in Abu Dhabi summed up his 2018 season well after he slumped to a P5 finish.
It may be the final race of a 21-race season but somehow the Formula 1 drivers and teams have managed to avoid being hit with even one penalty in Abu Dhabi.
Valtteri Bottas admitted that could not quite get his Mercedes where he wanted it during qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton will start the season finale in Abu Dhabi from pole position having edged Valtteri Bottas in Saturday evening’s qualifying.
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel were the top three drivers from qualifying, and they spoke to the media after the session.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he is aiming to repeat last year’s Abu Dhabi race to claim his first win of the 2018 season.
Valtteri Bottas dislodged Red Bull at the top of the FP2 timesheet ahead of the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.
Valtteri Bottas says he’s not worried about losing his Mercedes seat at the end of next season despite reports claiming it is going to Esteban Ocon.
Mercedes head to Abu Dhabi for the season finale vowing to “go for broke” given that both championships are already in the bag.
Forced to spend much of the Brazilian Grand Prix trying to defend his position, Valtteri Bottas saying it is “getting annoying” as it has happened too often.
Wrapping up their fifth championship double in as many years in Brazil on Sunday, history and a record-breaking sixth await Mercedes in 2019.
Valtteri Bottas admitted that his Mercedes had the pace to be on pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix but he could only manage a P3 grid slot.
Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas, the top three from qualifying, spoke to the media after the session.
Valtteri Bottas headed a Mercedes 1-2 by 0.003 seconds after the second practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said it is like “Alice in Wonderland” having Valtteri Bottas in the team as there are no team politics.
Lewis Hamilton says he won’t be called on to return the favour Valtteri Bottas paid him back in Russia by handing his team-mate a race win.
Valtteri Bottas has said he has always fully understood why Lewis Hamilton is able to be quicker than him at Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton believes he has the “greatest partnership” with Valtteri Bottas, given their respect for one another and their teamwork.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted that Mercedes will need to investigate the tyre issues they had during the Mexican Grand Prix.