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Two-time World Champion Mika Hakkinen places Valtteri Bottas’ victory in Turkey up there among his compatriot’s best in Formula 1.
Valtteri Bottas’ dominant Turkish GP victory reinforced Toto Wolff’s hopes that his driver can influence the Drivers’ title battle.
Valtteri Bottas and Sergio Perez will have a huge impact on the title fights, which begs the question: Who is the better supporting act?
After a “faultless” GP from Valtteri Bottas, Kees van de Grint wonders if Mercedes have the “right man” for the job for 2022.
Valtteri Bottas says “theoretically” he still has a chance at this year’s title but that if it can’t be him, he hopes it will be “Lewis”.
He may be leaving at the end of the season, but Valtteri Bottas isn’t being blocked from any Mercedes meetings as far as he’s aware.
Valtteri Bottas said the thought of trying to drive the entire Turkish Grand Prix without changing tyres never crossed his mind on Sunday.
Valtteri Bottas said the removal of pressure about his future had enabled him to produce “one of the best races I’ve had ever” at the Turkish Grand Prix.
Starting the Turkish Grand Prix from 11th on the grid, Lewis Hamilton’s first job of the day is “staying out of trouble” on the opening lap.
Valtteri Bottas is braced for a typically feisty Max Verstappen challenge into the opening corner of the Turkish Grand Prix.
Jenson Button has said moving down the grid to drive less competitive machinery at Alfa Romeo will be a “tough pill to swallow” for Valtteri Bottas.
Antonio Giovinazzi has backed Valtteri Bottas for success at Alfa Romeo, but it’s still not yet clear as to what his own future with the team looks like.
Valtteri Bottas will fulfill a career goal when he debuts in the Race of Champions at the upcoming 2022 staging.
Valtteri Bottas is banking on the new Formula 1 regulations in 2022 to give him a “completely different” Alfa Romeo car to work with.
Former Formula 1 driver Marc Surer said if he needed to choose a ‘wingman’ in his team, he’d have Valtteri Bottas over Sergio Perez.
Lewis Hamilton has expanded on why Valtteri Bottas has been his best team-mate in Formula 1 – it is all down to communication.
Andy Shovlin has blamed tyre wear and understeer for Valtteri Bottas’ inability to follow Max Verstappen through the field in Sochi.
Gerhard Berger thinks Max Verstappen got into Valtteri Bottas’ head before the Russian Grand Prix – to ease his passage through the field.
Christian Horner has all but thanked Valtteri Bottas for not holding up Max Verstappen in Russia, saying the Finn was “very fair”.
Waving the white flag in Sochi, PlanetF1 asks is it time for Mercedes to put George Russell in the car and say farewell to Valtteri Bottas now.
Valtteri Bottas has denied taking a new engine in Russia to hold up Max Verstappen, saying it “had” to be done as his Monza PU was “gone”.
1996 World Champion Damon Hill could not understand Valtteri Bottas’ lack of defence against Max Verstappen in Russia.
After much speculation about Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes have introduce a new engine at Sochi but for Valtteri Bottas’ car.
Daniel Ricciardo has told Valtteri Bottas to keep talking up his move to Alfa Romeo but maintain “some realism”.
Valtteri Bottas has said he felt Mercedes stopped him from going for the 2021 World Championship earlier in the season.
Valtteri Bottas has shared the things that he will miss most about being a Mercedes driver when he leaves at the end of the season.
It has been announced that Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will take part in a special snow and ice edition of the Race of Champions.
Alfa Romeo say being a highly consistent “competitor” has convinced them Valtteri Bottas is the right man to be their team leader next year and beyond.
Mercedes have explained why Valtteri Bottas’ rapid progress through the field in the Italian Grand Prix flattened out in the closing stages.
Driving with a “hint of anger”, Damon Hill feels Valtteri Bottas finally showed the “fire” we’d all wanted from him at Monza.