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Valtteri Bottas says it’s vital that he is “mentally-free” in 2020 as he looks to battle with team-mate Lewis Hamilton for the title.
A new season of Formula 1 is around the corner. While most drivers on the grid are established names, many are desperate for a strong start nonetheless…
Despite the threat of a protest from Red Bull, Valtteri Bottas expects to be “DAS-ing the straights” at the Australian GP.
Valtteri Bottas says he sees “no reason why not to” use Mercedes’ dual-axis steering system at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas says the “weird” games teams were playing in testing masks the true 2020 order, but he expects a three-way battle at the top.
As Valtteri Bottas once again faces an uncertain future, the Finn says he believes both he and Mercedes learned from last year’s public speculation.
Valtteri Bottas said he has known about Mercedes’ new dual-axis steering system (DAS) for “nearly one year”.
Although happy with his first morning behind the wheel of the W11 in pre-season testing, Valtteri Bottas says it still has “weaknesses”.
Porridge, coffee and a tad more facial hair then last year, Mercedes have introduced Valtteri Bottas 3.0 to the world.
Ferrari and Red Bull made sound business moves locking Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen into long-term contracts, says Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas may be the perfect team-mate for Lewis Hamilton as tensions at Mercedes are at all-time low but that doesn’t mean he’s doesn’t race the Brit hard.
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas recovered well from a shaky start to finish ninth in his second Arctic Lapland Rally.
Valtteri Bottas is desperate to bounce back and challenge for the title in 2020, saying he would struggle to accept the idea that he can’t beat Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton has admitted that, at the start of the season, he found it difficult to deal with pressure from a resurgent Valtteri Bottas.
The 2020 season will see Valtteri Bottas fighting for a new Mercedes deal once again, but he wants to make the decision a “no-brainer” for the team.
Lewis Hamilton says that he had to find a “new ace” to keep his performance advantage in 2019 after losing his engineer to team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas believes that Mercedes would have dropped him at the end of 2019 if there was no improvement on the previous season.
Valtteri Bottas admits that he “lost a little bit” of love for F1 in 2018, but found it again last season.
Valtteri Bottas is keen to continue with Mercedes in 2021 but is “open” to other options should the Brackley squad not renew his contract.
Valtteri Bottas still has a “surreal” feeling about his season-opening win in Australia, saying it felt like someone else was driving the Mercedes car.
Valtteri Bottas will release version “2.77” as he looks to stop Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton winning a seventh title in 2020.
A lack of “hunger” and “fight” in wheel-to-wheel action is currently holding Valtteri Bottas back from challenging for the title, according to Mark Webber.
Toto Wolff is adamant Mercedes will be “very neutral to the drivers” in 2020 despite massive accolades at stake.
Valtteri Bottas has ended the first day of post-season testing top of the timesheet, whilst Esteban Ocon made his long-awaited debut for Renault.
Valtteri Bottas will take another crack at trying to stop his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in 2020, and he has a plan.
Valtteri Bottas is the big loser on the Abu Dhabi grid, falling from second to 20th as a result of an engine penalty.
Valtteri Bottas says he is “feeling better” after falling ill in the days leading up to the Abu Dhabi GP weekend.
Lewis Hamilton says that, due to the pole drought he’s gone through since July, his 88th pole position, feels like his first.
Mercedes principal Toto Wolff believes Valtteri Bottas was to blame for his bizarre crash with Romain Grosjean during FP2 in Abu Dhabi.
Valtteri Bottas has been given his first reprimand of the season for his FP2 incident with the Haas of Romain Grosjean.