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Former Formula 1 racer Ralf Schumacher believes Valtteri Bottas only won in Australia due to Lewis Hamilton’s floor damage.
2016 World Champion Nico Rosberg believes his former Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton has weak moments, opening the door for Valtteri Bottas.
Ross Brawn believes the decision to award a point for the fastest lap of the race “livened up” the closing stages of Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix.
Two-time World Champion Mika Hakkinen believes fellow Finn Valtteri Bottas gave himself a ‘psychological boost’ in Australia.
Valtteri Bottas is adamant he never once thought of last year’s Russian GP team orders as he raced to the victory in Melbourne, after all, “we are all starting with zero points”.
After two years of playing second fiddle to Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas showed us his new “**** you” mentality in Australia.
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen say this year’s new regulations have made “no” difference to overtaking, it is still “very hard”.
Valtteri Bottas declared “to whom it may concern, fuck you” as he took the victory in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix.
Toto Wolff “forbade” his drivers from going for the fastest lap in the Australian Grand Prix but Valtteri Bottas bagged it anyway, wanting the 26 points.
After a win-less 2018 campaign, Valtteri Bottas came out fighting in Melbourne on Sunday, taking an easy victory ahead of Lewis Hamilton in Mercedes’ first 1-2 of the season.
Valtteri Bottas hailed his Australian Grand Prix win as his “best race ever” after crushing the field at Albert Park.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said Valtteri Bottas answered critics in the “most dominant way” with victory in Melbourne.
Valtteri Bottas, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are quizzed about the first race of the season.
Lewis Hamilton’s dominance in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix continued on Saturday as he bagged a sixth successive pole position in Melbourne.
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel dissect the first qualifying session of the 2019 season.
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes topped both Friday sessions in Australia and warned there is “plenty to improve on”.
Valtteri Bottas is, for the first time in six years, going into a Formula One season illness free.
“I’m going to beat everyone this year” is what Valtteri Bottas has declared in the build-up to the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas has a new race engineer for this season with Mercedes promoting Riccardo Musconi to the role.
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas has joined several other drivers in their belief that following and overtaking will be easier in 2019.
Although noting that Mercedes’ W10 had improved over the course of the two pre-season tests, Valtteri Bottas admits it is by no means “perfect.”
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas believes the team need more from their aerodynamic upgrade to match the pace of Ferrari
Valtteri Bottas was disappointed with his lack of track-time after his running was plagued by oil pressure issues.
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas has faith that Mercedes will not implement team orders to aid Lewis Hamilton from the get-go in 2019.
Valtteri Bottas says Mercedes need an upgrade to solve the handling issues that plagued the W10’s first run in testing this week.
Valtteri Bottas has downplayed talk of him entering this season as Mercedes’ number two driver, a role he was forced into last year.
Although little can truly be noted from times set during testing, Valtteri Bottas reckons Ferrari are looking great on “both short runs and long runs.”
Valtteri Bottas has noticed an improvement with the balance of the W10 after another mammoth testing stint for Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have both offered their first thoughts of driving the W10 in Barcelona.
Kimi Raikkonen’s pre-season did not get off to the best start as five minutes after the green flag, he brought out the first red.