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Valtteri Bottas fastest as Mercedes lead Spanish GP practice

Valtteri Bottas fastest as Mercedes lead Spanish GP practice

Mercedes, with Valtteri Bottas again quicker than world champion Lewis Hamilton, led the way in the first Spanish Grand Prix practice on Friday with Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel the best of the rest.

May 11, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Formula One: Sebastian Vettel fastest as Lewis Hamilton leaves it to Valtteri Bottas

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel fastest as Lewis Hamilton leaves it to Valtteri Bottas

Vettel, like Hamilton a four times champion, lapped with a best time of one minute 19.673 seconds on soft tires and also completed the most laps (98) despite flurries of snow later in the day.

Feb 28, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton sits out second day of F1 testing

Lewis Hamilton sits out second day of F1 testing

 Four-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton sat out the second day of pre-season testing on Tuesday after Mercedes said they wanted to make the most of good weather with rain threatening.

Feb 27, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas holds off Lewis Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas holds off Lewis Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel finished a lonely third for Ferrari, as the two Mercedes men delivered celebratory 'doughnuts' for the crowd.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Formula One: Bottas denies Hamilton the final pole of 2017

Formula One: Bottas denies Hamilton the final pole of 2017

The pole was the Finn`s second in a row, and fourth of the campaign, and he said he was determined to convert it into a victory after the disappointment of missing out in Brazil two weeks ago.

Nov 26, 2017, 00:39 AM IST
Valtteri Bottas on Brazil pole as Lewis Hamilton crashes out

Valtteri Bottas on Brazil pole as Lewis Hamilton crashes out

Hamilton, who clinched his fourth title in Mexico two weeks ago, lost control and hit the barriers on his first flying lap after only two minutes.

Nov 11, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton happy to help Valtteri Bottas take second

Lewis Hamilton happy to help Valtteri Bottas take second

Hamilton added that he had eased off two years ago after winning the title at the United States Grand Prix.

Nov 11, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Felipe Massa to retire from Formula One for second time

Felipe Massa to retire from Formula One for second time

Massa won 11 races with Ferrari and finished runner-up to Lewis Hamilton, now a four-times world champion, by a single point in the 2008 season.

Nov 04, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
'Super-annoyed' Max Verstappen escapes Mexico penalty

'Super-annoyed' Max Verstappen escapes Mexico penalty

Bottas abandoned his lap and said afterwards that the Dutchman had "ruined my lap."

Oct 29, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Kimi Raikkonen keeps Ferrari top in final Malaysia GP practice

Kimi Raikkonen keeps Ferrari top in final Malaysia GP practice

Australia's Ricciardo, who won in Malaysia last year ahead of his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen, finished in front of the Dutchman again, who was sixth fastest on his 20th birthday.

Sep 30, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Sebastian Vettel refusing to buy into Singapore favourite hype

Sebastian Vettel refusing to buy into Singapore favourite hype

The German heads into the weekend smarting from a crushing defeat at the hands of Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton, who led team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a dominant one-two at Ferrari’s home Italian Grand Prix.

Sep 15, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
Valtteri Bottas edges Lewis Hamilton in Italian GP practice, Ferrari close gap

Valtteri Bottas edges Lewis Hamilton in Italian GP practice, Ferrari close gap

World championship leader Sebastian Vettel was third quickest for Ferrari, one-tenth of a second adrift, as the two leading teams closed up at the top ahead of the Italian outfit`s annual home event.

Sep 01, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton proud to rank among Formula One greats after record-equaling British GP win

Lewis Hamilton proud to rank among Formula One greats after record-equaling British GP win

Hamilton led from pole position to win his home grand prix for a record-equaling fifth time at the Silverstone Circuit.Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas finished in second place.

Jul 17, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
British Grand Prix: Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas fastest in first two practices

British Grand Prix: Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas fastest in first two practices

Vettel started the morning by trying out the new "shield", the first driver to experience the transparent open canopy system designed to protect the head from flying debris and bouncing wheels.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to top British GP first practice

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to top British GP first practice

Formula One champions Mercedes made a statement of intent in British Grand Prix practice on Friday with Valtteri Bottas leading home favourite Lewis Hamilton at the top of the timesheets as Ferrari were left far behind.

Jul 14, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Austrian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel unconvinced by Valtteri Bottas' reaction time

Austrian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel unconvinced by Valtteri Bottas' reaction time

The governing FIA said Bottas`s reaction time was 0.201 of a second. At the chequered flag, he beat Vettel by 0.658.

Jul 10, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Austrian GP 2017: Valtteri Bottas secures second win; Sebastian Vettel extends lead

Austrian GP 2017: Valtteri Bottas secures second win; Sebastian Vettel extends lead

The victory from pole position was the second of the season and of his career for Bottas, who joined Mercedes in January as a replacement for 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg.

Jul 09, 2017, 19:32 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix 2017: As it happened...

Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix 2017: As it happened...

Vettel extends his championship with second place, while Ricciardo completes the podium by holding off Hamilton, who finishes fourth.

Jul 08, 2017, 21:55 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas takes Austrian F1 GP pole and Lewis Hamilton starts eighth

Valtteri Bottas takes Austrian F1 GP pole and Lewis Hamilton starts eighth

Vettel will share the front row with Bottas, with Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Australian Daniel Ricciardo on the second row.

Jul 08, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton claims pole at Azerbaijan Grand Prix, moves past Ayrton Senna in all-time career poles

Lewis Hamilton claims pole at Azerbaijan Grand Prix, moves past Ayrton Senna in all-time career poles

The three-time world champion starts ahead of Bottas with Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, the championship leader, occupying the second row of the grid.

Jun 24, 2017, 20:49 PM IST