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2016 World Champion, Nico Rosberg, has warned against ruling Valtteri Bottas out of the 2020 title battle.
Toto Wolff has denied Valtteri Bottas’ claim that Mercedes botched his strategy at the 70th Anniversary GP, saying he’s “not sure” what the team could have done better.
Valtteri Bottas has said Mercedes were caught “sleeping” by Red Bull as the team’s winning streak ended at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has denied the suggestion that another one-year deal for Valtteri Bottas shows a “lack of trust”.
Valtteri Bottas is back on pole, this time for the 70th Anniversary GP, while Red Bull gambled in qualy with Max Verstappen starting on hard tyres.
Valtteri Bottas celebrated his new Mercedes contract by securing pole position for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix – and it clearly meant a huge amount.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas seemed to deliberately go a bit slower in sector one in FP3 to save their reds, and go quickest.
Lewis Hamilton is firmly on course for the “incredible accomplishment” of Silverstone victories on back-to-back weekends after topping the FP2 timesheets for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
Unlike last year when contract talks threw him off his game, Valtteri Bottas says this year’s didn’t “hurt” his performance in any way.
Mercedes have confirmed Valtteri Bottas is staying with the team for next season “at least” after signing a new contract.
After being hit by a late puncture at the British Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas says Lewis Hamilton was lucky to avoid the same fate.
Valtteri Bottas has been criticised for letting Lewis Hamilton off the hook for his poor start to the British Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas is ready to turn his attention to next weekend after what he described as a “very unlucky” first race at Silverstone.
Lewis Hamilton bagged his seventh Silverstone pole position as the W11s once again destroyed the field, clinching Mercedes’ third front row lock out of 2020.
Valtteri Bottas is still hopeful he can beat Lewis Hamilton at the British Grand Prix despite missing out on pole position to his team-mate.
Mercedes are counting on cooler conditions enabling them to wrest back the advantage when it matters at the British Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas has reiterated that there is “no panic” despite the driver not yet having a deal with Mercedes for next season.
Jumping the start at the Hungarian GP, Mercedes has since made changes to Valtteri Bottas’ dashboard to avoid that “kind of distraction”.
Valtteri Bottas is confident he has the pace to prevent Lewis Hamilton from winning a record-equalling seventh World Championship title.
The only team to win races this season, Mercedes has already built up a lead in this year’s titles races, but Valtteri Bottas says one never knows what could happen next.
Damon Hill thinks Valtteri Bottas may need to resort to mind games if he is to wrest the World Championship advantage from his team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Michael Masi says “one team” questioned Valtteri Bottas’ apparent jump start in Hungary but accepted that it was within the “tolerances”.
Valtteri Bottas said he reacted to a change on his dashboard rather than the lights after making a false start in Hungary.
Valtteri Bottas says that, after his final lap in Q3, he thought he was in with a good shot of beating his team-mate to pole position.
Mercedes were again in a class of their own as Lewis Hamilton secured pole for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Valtteri Bottas laid down his marker in the battle at the Hungarian GP, edging Lewis Hamilton in Saturday’s final practice.
Lewis Hamilton was the class of the field once more in FP1 – but expects Saturday’s running at the Hungarian Grand Prix to be “a lot closer”.
Closing in on a new Mercedes contract, Valtteri Bottas says there is “no big panic or big rush” but he hopes it doesn’t drag on.
Valtteri Bottas says the behaviour of the backmarkers at the Styrian Grand Prix was “pretty shocking” as they held him up.
Valtteri Bottas says he was expecting it to be more difficult to get past Max Verstappen at the Styrian Grand Prix.