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Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri  Bottas Valtteri  Bottas
Team Williams
Nationality Finnish
Podiums 0
Points 26
Grands Prix entered 24
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 5 (x1)
Highest grid position 3 (x2)
Date of Birth 28/08/1989
Place of Birth Nastola
Valtteri  Bottas DRIVER
Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team.
Formula One World Championship, Rd7, Canadian Grand Prix, Qualifying, Montreal, Canada, Saturday, 8 June 2013

2013

From the off, speed compares favorably to more experienced team mate Maldonado's. FW35's lack of pace makes proving talent hard, but P3 grid slot in Canada is superb. First points come with eighth in USA. Beats Maldonado overall and retained by Williams for 2014.

Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams FW34 Third Driver.
Formula One World Championship, Rd20 Brazilian Grand Prix, Practice, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 23 November 2012

2012

As the official test and reserve driver of the Williams F1 team he takes part in 15 FP1 sessions in place of regular driver Bruno Senna. Impressive performances help him earn a race seat alongside Pastor Maldonado at the team for 2013.

Race winner Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Lotus ART celebrates at the end of the race. GP3 Series, Rd 5, Race 2, Nurburgring, Germany, Sunday 24 July 2011

2011

Enters the GP3 Series and wins the title at his first attempt with four wins, one pole position and three fastest laps. Also enters a number of F3 races and tests an F1 car for Williams.

Race 1 winner Valtteri Bottas (FIN), ART Grand Prix, celebrates on the podium. Formula Three Euroseries, Rd8, Oschersleben, Germany, 18-19 September 2010

2010

Takes third in the F3 Euro Series for the second successive year with two wins and also retains his F3 Masters title - the first driver to do so. Becomes test driver with Williams.

Valtteri Bottas (FIN) ART Grand Prix, F3 Euroseries, Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona, 18-20 September 2009 Friday Practice/Qualifying

2009

Finishes third in the F3 Euro Series. Also has a handful of outings in British F3 but the highlights of the year are victory in the prestigious F3 Masters event and fifth at the Macau F3 Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Motopark Academy Formula Renault Euro Cup, Silverstone, England. 08 June 2008

2008

Has an outstanding year, winning both the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup and the Formula Renault 2.0 North European Cup. Takes a total of 17 victories over the two series.

Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Koiranen Bros NEC Formula Renault 2.0, Zolder, Belgium. 5 August 2007

2007

Competes in the Formula Renault 2.0 North European Cup, finishing third with two wins and two pole positions.