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Valtteri Bottas: Finnish racing driver
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 seven races, three in 2017 and four in 2019. He will continue driving for Mercedes in the upcoming 2020 season, partnering Lewis Hamilton.

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F1 champion Hamilton 'overcome with rage' at racial injustice [Video]

F1 champion Hamilton 'overcome with rage' at racial injustice

Six times Formula One motor racing world champion Lewis Hamilton says he feels "completely overcome with rage" as he urges people to speak out against racism and stand up for justice.

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F1 champ Lewis Hamilton criticises his sport for its silence on killing of George Floyd in social media post [Video]

F1 champ Lewis Hamilton criticises his sport for its silence on killing of George Floyd in social media post

Six times Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton criticises his sport for its silence on the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after a white U.S. police officer knelt on his neck, in..

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F1 teams agree to cost-cutting measures with budget cap of $145 million for 2021, according to reports [Video]

F1 teams agree to cost-cutting measures with budget cap of $145 million for 2021, according to reports

Formula One's 10 teams agree cost-cutting measures including a budget cap of $145 million for 2021, according to reports

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Formula One considering closed races once season starts [Video]

Formula One considering closed races once season starts

Formula One is considering holding closed races without spectators, most likely at European circuits, once the season is able to start after being stalled by the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Formula 1: Valtteri Bottas fastest as testing concludes

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas ends pre-season testing with fastest lap - both on Friday's final day and overall.
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Hamilton setback as world champion’s Mercedes breaks down in testing

hamilton setback as world champion’s mercedes breaks down in testing
Lewis Hamilton’s normally reliable Mercedes suffered a rare failure to hamper the six-time champion’s build-up to the new Formula One season. Taking over from team-mate Valtteri Bottas for the..
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Hamilton gets final pole position of the season in Abu Dhabi to end drought!

hamilton gets final pole position of the season in abu dhabi to end drought!
Hamilton was on his longest streak without pole position since joining Mercedes, going nine weekends without setting the pace on a Saturday afternoon as the German works team completed another one-two,..
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Verstappen on top in final Abu Dhabi practice

verstappen on top in final abu dhabi practice
The top three were separated by less than a tenth of a second at the Yas Marina circuit where the Dutchman clocked the best lap in one minute and 36.566 seconds, 0.074 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton..
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Bottas best in 2nd practice for Abu Dhabi GP then crashes

bottas best in 2nd practice for abu dhabi gp then crashes
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas had the fastest time in the second practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and was also involved in a crash ......
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Bottas tops Abu Dhabi practice despite bizarre Grosjean crash

Valtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton to a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel crashes as Valtteri Bottas top

Sebastian Vettel crashes his Ferrari late in first practice at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Valtteri Bottas to start at back of Abu Dhabi grid

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid because of an engine-related penalty.
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Lewis Hamilton wins sixth Formula 1 world title

lewis hamilton wins sixth formula 1 world title
Austin: Lewis Hamilton clinched his sixth world title, but not in the style he hoped for on Sunday when he finished second behind his triumphant Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in an eventful United..
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Bottas claims Austin pole with Hamilton to start fifth

bottas claims austin pole with hamilton to start fifth
Valtteri Bottas' hopes of denying Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton a title party in Austin were boosted as he claimed pole position at the United States Grand Prix. Bottas must win Sunday's race to..
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United States GP: Valtteri Bottas on pole position

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas takes pole for the United States Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton prepares to win his sixth F1 world title on Sunday.
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Verstappen on pole in Mexico as Bottas crashes heavily

Red Bull's Max Verstappen takes a stunning pole position at the Mexican Grand Prix.
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Charles Leclerc on Top After Final Practice Session at Mexican Grand Prix

charles leclerc on top after final practice session at mexican grand prix
Mexico City: Charles Leclerc topped the times ahead of his Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel to push the title-scrapping Mercedes men down to third and fourth in Saturday's third and final free..
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Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes win constructors' title

Valtteri Bottas wins the Japanese Grand Prix after overtaking both Ferraris at the start to seal a sixth straight constructors' title for Mercedes.
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Mercedes eye F1 history in typhoon-hit Japan

Lewis Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas could secure a record sixth consecutive drivers' and constructors' World Championship double for the Mercedes team.
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Bottas fastest in 1st practice for Japanese GP

bottas fastest in 1st practice for japanese gp
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas clocked the fastest lap in Friday's first practice session for the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix. Organizers of the Formula One race canceled..
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Bottas: Vettel's Russian GP soppage was miracle for Mercedes' race

bottas: vettel's russian gp soppage was miracle for mercedes' race
Valtteri Bottas says Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel's Russian Grand Prix MGU-K failure was a "miracle" for Mercedes' race. The virtual safety-car period that followed Vettel's on-track..
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F1: Lewis Hamilton wins Russian GP to extend lead

f1: lewis hamilton wins russian gp to extend lead
Sochi (Russia): A euphoric Lewis Hamilton extended his world championship lead to 73 points on Sunday when he rode his luck to claim a strategic victory for Mercedes in a roller-coaster Russian Grand..
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Motor racing-Verstappen top, Bottas crashes in Singapore practice

motor racing-verstappen top, bottas crashes in singapore practice
SINGAPORE — Red Bull’s Max Verstappen lapped fastest in opening practice for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on Friday while Valtteri Bottas smashed his Mercedes into the wall. The 21-year-old..
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Singapore GP: Max Verstappen top in Singapore as Valtteri Bottas crashes

Red Bull's Max Verstappen tops the times as Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas suffers a heavy crash in first practice at the Singapore GP.
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Bottas to remain at Mercedes for 2020 as Ocon goes to Renault

Valtteri Bottas will stay at Mercedes alongside Lewis Hamilton for the 2020 F1 season, the German team announce.
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Bottas faces uncertain summer as Mercedes decides his future

Valtteri Bottas faces an uncertain summer after two unconvincing races as he waits to find out his Mercedes future
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Max Verstappen claims his first-ever pole position in Formula One

max verstappen claims his first-ever pole position in formula one
(CNN)Max Verstappen secured his first-ever pole position in Formula One with a scintillating performance to qualify for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. The Dutch youngster, fresh off his seventh grand..
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Verstappen wins chaotic German GP, Vettel goes 20th to 2nd

Max Verstappen won a chaotic and rain-soaked German Grand Prix while championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished 11th and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas crashed near the end
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Jolyon Palmer column: Lewis Hamilton makes winning in F1 look easy

Lewis Hamilton is proving too good this season, leaving Valtteri Bottas behind, says Jolyon Palmer.
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Lewis Hamilton finishes fast at British GP to flummox Mercedes

lewis hamilton finishes fast at british gp to flummox mercedes
Lewis Hamilton said he produced "the best last that I've ever had" by capping his record British GP with an extra bonus point for the fastest lap. The world champion put his stamp on a sixth..
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Lewis Hamilton Shrugs Off Criticism After Missing Out on British Pole

lewis hamilton shrugs off criticism after missing out on british pole
Silverstone, July 3: Lewis Hamilton brushed off questions about his lifestyle and heaped praise on his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas after the Finn had beaten him Saturday to pole position for the..
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British GP: Valtteri Bottas on pole ahead of Lewis Hamilton, Charles Leclerc

british gp: valtteri bottas on pole ahead of lewis hamilton, charles leclerc
Valtteri Bottas beat Lewis Hamilton to British GP pole by six thousandths of a second with Charles Leclerc just behind in an extremely close and tense...
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Bottas beats Hamilton to take British pole position

Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position for Sunday's British Grand Prix -
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Valtteri Bottas on British GP pole position

Valtteri Bottas beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position by the tiniest of margins at the British Grand Prix.
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Bottas edges Hamilton in Silverstone practice

bottas edges hamilton in silverstone practice
Valtteri Bottas topped the times ahead of teammate Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes dominated on Fridayu2019s second free practice for the British Grand Prix.","content":"Valtteri Bottas topped the times...
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British Grand Prix: Gasly strikes late to head FP1, Bottas second

british grand prix: gasly strikes late to head fp1, bottas second
Pierre Gasly topped a disrupted first practice session for Formula 1's British Grand Prix that featured Romain Grosjean crashing in the pitlane and Kimi Raikkonen causing a red flag. Mercedes driver..
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Leclerc fastest again in practice as Ferrari eyes pole at GP

leclerc fastest again in practice as ferrari eyes pole at gp
SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA — Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc posted the fastest lap time in final practice for the Austrian GP on Saturday, a day after also leading the second session. The Monegasque was the..
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Leclerc tops dramatic practice session as Bottas & Verstappen crash out

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc sets the pace in a dramatic second practice session at the Austrian Grand Prix as Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen crash.
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Hamilton leads Vettel in first practice for Austrian GP

hamilton leads vettel in first practice for austrian gp
SPIELBERG, Austria — Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday, a few hours after teams voted against a mid-season switch of tires to..
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Easy win for championship leader Hamilton at French GP

Lewis Hamilton comfortably won the French Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to clinch a sixth victory this season and extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 36..
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Bottas under pressure and McLaren on up - all you need to know about French GP

bottas under pressure and mclaren on up - all you need to know about french gp
Valtteri Bottas needs to beat Lewis Hamilton in France - it's a long way back if he doesn't.
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Hamilton does not feel 'untouchable' despite cruising to pole

hamilton does not feel 'untouchable' despite cruising to pole
Lewis Hamilton insisted he does not feel "untouchable" despite continuing his stunning start to the 2019 season with pole position at the French Grand Prix. On a circuit well suited to the Mercedes..
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Bottas quickest ahead of Hamilton in 3rd French GP practice

bottas quickest ahead of hamilton in 3rd french gp practice
Valtteri Bottas finished ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in third and final practice for the French Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. Bottas was 0.041 seconds quicker than ......
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French Grand Prix: Bottas heads Hamilton in Mercedes one-two in FP2

french grand prix: bottas heads hamilton in mercedes one-two in fp2
Valtteri Bottas topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the French Grand Prix, with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton making a mistake that cost him his qualifying simulation run ......
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Ferrari fail in Vettel penalty appeal as Bottas tops French GP second practice

ferrari fail in vettel penalty appeal as bottas tops french gp second practice
Ferrari's attempt to overturn the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by F1 officials.
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Lewis Hamilton top as Ferrari to meet over Sebastian Vettel Canada penalty

lewis hamilton top as ferrari to meet over sebastian vettel canada penalty
Lewis Hamilton is fastest in first practice for the French Grand Prix, ahead of Valtteri Bottas.
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Lewis Hamilton top in Canada practice

lewis hamilton top in canada practice
Lewis Hamilton leads Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominate first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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