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Driving with a “hint of anger”, Damon Hill feels Valtteri Bottas finally showed the “fire” we’d all wanted from him at Monza.
When Valtteri Bottas was asked if his excellent work at the weekend was “bitter-sweet” as he knows he is leaving Mercedes, his response was withering.
Valtteri Bottas conceded it was “annoying” to be starting at the back of the grid after what has been a “perfect” Italian Grand Prix weekend for him so far.
Valtteri Bottas has denied that he has been in Lewis Hamilton’s “shadow”, saying they were in the fight “together”.
Valtteri Bottas is set to start Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after Mercedes opted for a strategic engine change.
Valtteri Bottas has acknowledged victories will be out of the question next year when he joins Alfa Romeo.
Ralf Schumacher says it will be “nice” for Valtteri Bottas to have a team “behind him” when he joins Alfa Romeo next season.
Valtteri Bottas has been a “first-class team-mate” to Lewis Hamilton during his time at Mercedes, says Mika Hakkinen.
Valtteri Bottas is optimistic Alfa Romeo can “make a good leap forward” when he joins them next year, thanks to F1’s new regulations.
Valtteri Bottas would have wanted to stay at Mercedes if a multi-year deal was available, but still would have left the team if one year was his only option.
It is official, Valtteri Bottas will leave Mercedes at the end of 2021, and Monza may well reveal what his priorities are before then.
Nico Hulkenberg would have seen the logic in Valtteri Bottas taking a sabbatical after his Mercedes exit.
Max Verstappen had no concerns as he came up behind Valtteri Bottas at the Dutch Grand Prix, saying the Finn “races hard but fair”.
Valtteri Bottas has been confirmed as switching to Alfa Romeo for the 2022 season, leaving George Russell free to take his place at Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton has paid a glowing tribute to “the best team-mate” he has had, Valtteri Bottas, who is joining Alfa Romeo.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff understands Valtteri Bottas’ fastest lap attempt at Zandvoort, but branded it “cheeky” and wants a word.
Toto Wolff began his parting message to Valtteri Bottas by stressing the difficulty of the decision Mercedes had made to replace him.
After the announcement that Valtteri Bottas is joining the team, Alfa Romeo boss Frederic Vasseur has confirmed he will be their lead driver next season.
Was Valtteri Bottas’ fastest lap attempt at the Dutch Grand Prix a sign of things to come from the soon-to-be-axed Finn?
Valtteri Bottas has denied defying team orders from Mercedes to not take the point for fastest lap of the race away from Lewis Hamilton.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner said there was no fear of losing the race win to Valtteri Bottas, but foresaw some team play at Mercedes.
Toto Wolff has said Mercedes have nothing to announce on the driver front just yet, as contracts are not yet fully signed and sealed.
Valtteri Bottas still cannot share what his F1 future holds, but has dropped a hint by saying he is looking for a “multi-year contract”.
Lewis Hamilton says that, after retiring from FP2 early on in the session at Zandvoort, he’s on the back foot this weekend.
The Formula 1 rumour mill has been fired up again with French broadcaster Canal+ claiming Valtteri Bottas will replace Kimi Raikkonen at Alfa Romeo.
Karun Chandhok says Valtteri Bottas is “not” that good when it comes to races, but Paul di Resta feels that makes him an “ideal” team-mate.
Valtteri Bottas could struggle to recover from his grid penalty at Spa, the Finn worried that his W12 isn’t set-up for the wet.
Toto Wolff has confirmed the decision about which of Valtteri Bottas and George Russell will drive for Mercedes next year has been made.
Lewis Hamilton concedes his “loyalty” to Valtteri Bottas may not be enough to save the Finn’s race seat as that decision is Toto Wolff’s.
Lewis Hamilton has urged Spa-Francorchamps to fix a “massive bump” which he has noticed at Eau Rouge, and is ruining the experience.