Following a well-deserved winter off, Alfa Romeo driver Valtteri Bottas let us into his inner sanctum as preparations got under way for the 2023 campaign – our cameras following him behind the scenes at F1’s traditional pre-season shoot.

    In the video above, watch as Bottas – resplendent in newly grown mullet and moustache combo – heads to IMG Studios in west London, where after a hair and make up session, he steadily works his way through the requirements for 2023 pre-season filming and stills photography.

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    With exclusive behind-the-scenes access, get an intriguing insight into a day in the life of the Finnish F1 star as he ticks off part of his driver commitments for the 2023 season – a strong coffee never far from his side…