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Valtteri Viktor Bottas is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One with Mercedes, having previously driven for Williams from 2013 to 2016. Since joining Mercedes, Bottas has won eight races, three in 2017, four in 2019 and one in 2020.
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Valtteri Bottas fastest in second Russia practiceValtteri Bottas sets the pace ahead of Lewis Hamilton in second practice at the Russian Grand Prix despite scruffy sessions for both Mercedes drivers.
Tuscan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 90th win after incredible raceLewis Hamilton takes his 90th career victory by beating Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a chaotic, incident-strewn Tuscan Grand Prix.
Hamilton delivers when it counts to put Bottas in shade - all you need to know before Tuscan GPValtteri Bottas must be starting to wonder what he has to do to beat Lewis Hamilton after the Briton yet again turns it on when it matters most, writes Andrew Benson.
Tuscan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to Mugello poleLewis Hamilton takes his seventh pole position in nine races this season at the first Tuscan Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas tops Tuscan Grand Prix practice as Lando Norris crashesValtteri Bottas heads Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Friday practice at the Tuscan Grand Prix as Lando Norris crashes his McLaren.
Mercedes' Bottas tops first practice in TuscanyMercedes driver Valtteri Bottas was fastest from Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the Tuscan Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton on Italian Grand Prix pole positionLewis Hamilton beats Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the Italian Grand Prix.
Bottas tops practice at Italian Grand Prix as Verstappen crashesValtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton to a Mercedes one-two in first practice at the Italian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen crashes his Red Bull.
Lewis Hamilton on pole position at Belgian Grand PrixChampionship leader Lewis Hamilton sets pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix half a second clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Hamilton in imperious form as he takes pole in BelgiumChampionship leader Lewis Hamilton sets pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix half a second clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Bottas quickest in first practice at Belgian Grand PrixValtteri Bottas heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Belgian Grand Prix: Bottas quickest ahead of Hamilton in first practiceValtteri Bottas heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Hamilton edges out Bottas to take pole position in SpainLewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen third.
Lewis Hamilton tops second Spanish Grand Prix practiceLewis Hamilton sets the pace from team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominated Friday practice at the Spanish Grand Prix.
70th Anniversary Grand Prix: Losing is something Lewis Hamilton cannot acceptThere could be a battle on Sunday when Lewis Hamilton starts behind Valtteri Bottas - but it's Nico Hulkenberg who could warm fans' hearts.
Bottas pips Hamilton to 70th Anniversary poleValtteri Bottas takes pole position for 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, with 'super-sub' Nico Hulkenberg third.
Bottas takes 70th Anniversary pole, as 'super-sub' Hulkenberg is thirdValtteri Bottas beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, with Nico Hulkenberg third.
Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2021Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas secures a new contract to stay at Mercedes in 2021.
Sebastian Vettel fastest in Hungarian Grand Prix second practiceFerrari's Sebastian Vettel heads Valtteri Bottas' Mercedes in a wet second practice session at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Hamilton fastest in Hungarian GP first practiceLewis Hamilton heads team-mate Valtteri Bottas to a Mercedes one-two in first practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Verstappen fastest in Styrian GP practice as Ricciardo crashesRed Bull's Max Verstappen heads Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in second practice at the Styrian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton penalised for collision as Valtteri Bottas wins in Austrian GPValtteri Bottas survives reliability worries to win an incident-packed Austrian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton takes fourth after a penalty.
Bottas beats Hamilton to pole as Ferrari make shocking return in AustriaValtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position as Mercedes dominate qualifying at Austrian GP, while Ferrari have shocking day.
Bottas beats Hamilton to Austria poleValtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position as Mercedes dominate qualifying at Austrian GP, while Ferrari have shocking day.
Formula 1: Valtteri Bottas fastest as testing concludesMercedes driver Valtteri Bottas ends pre-season testing with fastest lap - both on Friday's final day and overall.
Bottas tops Abu Dhabi practice despite bizarre Grosjean crashValtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton to a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel crashes as Valtteri Bottas topSebastian Vettel crashes his Ferrari late in first practice at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas to start at back of Abu Dhabi gridMercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid because of an engine-related penalty.
United States GP: Valtteri Bottas on pole positionMercedes' Valtteri Bottas takes pole for the United States Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton prepares to win his sixth F1 world title on Sunday.
Verstappen on pole in Mexico as Bottas crashes heavilyRed Bull's Max Verstappen takes a stunning pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes win constructors' titleValtteri Bottas wins the Japanese Grand Prix after overtaking both Ferraris at the start to seal a sixth straight constructors' title for Mercedes.
Mercedes eye F1 history in typhoon-hit JapanLewis Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas could secure a record sixth consecutive drivers' and constructors' World Championship double for the Mercedes team.
Singapore GP: Max Verstappen top in Singapore as Valtteri Bottas crashesRed Bull's Max Verstappen tops the times as Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas suffers a heavy crash in first practice at the Singapore GP.
Bottas to remain at Mercedes for 2020 as Ocon goes to RenaultValtteri Bottas will stay at Mercedes alongside Lewis Hamilton for the 2020 F1 season, the German team announce.
Jolyon Palmer column: Lewis Hamilton makes winning in F1 look easyLewis Hamilton is proving too good this season, leaving Valtteri Bottas behind, says Jolyon Palmer.
Valtteri Bottas on British GP pole positionValtteri Bottas beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position by the tiniest of margins at the British Grand Prix.
British GP: Valtteri Bottas top in second practice ahead of Lewis HamiltonValtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two ahead of Ferrari's Charles Leclerc in second practice at the British GP.