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Valtteri Bottas “needs some good results now” as he looks to boost his confidence at Mercedes.
Backmarkers about to be lapped by race leaders need “more of a global perspective”, that’s the verdict of Toto Wolff after both Mercedes drivers had troubles in Singapore.
Formula 1 will not extend the blue flag margin past its current time of 1.2s, despite Valtteri Bottas calling for just that in Singapore.
Kimi Raikkonen admitted that he would have required his compatriot, Valtteri Bottas, to make “bigger mistakes” for him to get past.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted that only managing to qualify in P4 left him compromised for Sunday???s Singapore Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he “can’t be happy with fourth” on the grid for Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix.
Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has said he apologised to Valtteri Bottas for referring to him as a “butler” at Mercedes.
Valtteri Bottas is still yet to win in 2018, and has said that his winless run is both “disappointing and amazing”.
Mercedes will hold off on implementing team orders in Lewis Hamilton’s favour until after the Singapore Grand Prix.
Dubbed a “sensational wingman” earlier this season, Valtteri Bottas says his Italian GP was not “sacrificed” in order to help Lewis Hamilton on Sunday.
Valtteri Bottas says Max Verstappen’s antics at Monza were “not as fair” as he wanted but in the end the Dutchman received a penalty and he got the podium.
Race winner Lewis Hamilton, along with Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas, spoke to the media after the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Valtteri Bottas could only manage P4 in qualifying in Italy, having struggled with the set-up of his Mercedes all weekend.
Valtteri Bottas says he is willing to help team-mate Lewis Hamilton win this year’s World title but hopes Mercedes won’t be “too harsh” and take away a certain race win.
Lewis Hamilton missed all his media commitments on Thursday because of what Mercedes said was an “unavoidable personal commitment”.
Although Toto Wolff insists he is against it, the Mercedes admits Valtteri Bottas may be forced into a number two role depending on the result of this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas was given a five-second penalty and two penalty points for causing a collision with Sergey Sirotkin at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Title protagonists Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will start the Belgian GP from the front row of the grid while Valtteri Bottas and Nico Hulkenberg are at the very back.
The FIA has reprimanded Valtteri Bottas for his role in the FP3 incident that led to Stoffel Vandoorne spinning out.
Both Valtteri Bottas and Nico Hulkenberg will start the Belgian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after taking engine penalties.
Toto Wolff insists his comment calling Valtteri Bottas a “sensational wingman” were meant just for Hungary, not the championship as a whole.
Lewis Hamilton put in a dominant performance in the heat at Hungary to secure the win, finishing ahead of Sebastian Vettel who was involved in a late clash with Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas was hurt by a comment made by his boss after the Hungarian Grand Prix, in which Toto Wolff called him a “sensational wingman”.
Valtteri Bottas has mixed emotions after qualifying on the front row of the grid for Sunday???s Hungarian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position having set the pace in a very wet qualifying session.
The top three drivers from qualifying; Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen, spoke to the media after the session.
After a difficult Friday at the Hungaroring, Lewis Hamilton has admitted that Mercedes have work to do to catch up for qualifying and the race.
Valtteri Bottas has said that no team orders are in effect at Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix and there are “no plans” for him to play a support role.
Having told Valtteri Bottas not to attack Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff insists Mercedes would have made the “same call” had their positions been reversed.
Valtteri Bottas has said that he has accepted Mercedes’ decision to call off the battle between himself and Lewis Hamilton at the German Grand Prix.