Valtteri Bottas

Turkish Grand Prix: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton secures 7th Formula 1 title, equals Michael Schumacher's record

With the win, Hamilton has now taken an unassailable lead iver his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in the drivers' championship standings with  two races in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi.

Nov 15, 2020, 19:27 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas completes sweep of Portuguese Grand Prix practice

The Finn, quickest in both Friday`s sessions at the Algarve circuit near the southern city of Portimao, lapped with a best effort of one minute 16.654 seconds.

Oct 24, 2020, 18:32 PM IST

Equalling Michael Schumacher's record of 91 wins was beyond my wildest dream: Lewis Hamilton

The Briton, heading for a seventh title and set to become the sport`s most successful driver of all time after his Eifel Grand Prix victory at the Nuerburgring, said his achievement would take time to sink in.

Oct 12, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton beaten to Eifel Grand Prix pole by Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas earned his third pole of 2020 after a pacy last lap saw him topple teammate Lewis Hamilton for the pole position 

Oct 10, 2020, 21:48 PM IST

Tuscan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes pole, Charles LeClerc fifth for Ferrari's 1000th race

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third and his team mate Alex Albon was nearly 0.5 seconds clear of him at fifth. 

 

 

Sep 13, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

Belgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 4th win, Ferrari finish outside top 10

Hamilton has thus drawn level with Jim Clark and Kimi Raikkonen on third in the all-time list for Spa victories, behind Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna.
 

Aug 31, 2020, 12:59 PM IST

Birthday boy Valtteri Bottas fastest in opening Belgian Grand Prix practice

Bottas,who turned 31 on Friday, lapped the seven km Spa-Francorchamps track in one minute 44.493 seconds, beating Hamilton by just 0.069 seconds.

Aug 28, 2020, 18:02 PM IST

Mercedes set the pace again as Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas exchange places in FP2

Hamilton's best time in FP2 was 1:16.883 with track temperatures around 10 degrees higher than the existing conditions during FP1.

Aug 14, 2020, 23:56 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas starts Spanish GP weekend on top of the timesheets

Bottas clocked a best time of one minute 16.785 seconds on a hot morning at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Aug 14, 2020, 20:40 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to 70th Anniversary Grand Prix pole

Super stand-in Nico Hulkenberg qualified his Racing Point an eye-opening third as a replacement for absent Mexican Sergio Perez, in quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.

Aug 08, 2020, 21:37 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton back on top in 70th Anniversary Grand Prix practice

Bottas, who had been fastest in the day`s first session as drivers got to grips with Pirelli`s softer tyres, was 0.176 seconds slower than Hamilton.

Aug 07, 2020, 22:48 PM IST

70th Anniversary Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas leads first practice, Sebastian Vettel's struggles continue

Hamilton started off as the faster of the two Mercedes drivers but Bottas, lapping on the C4 soft tyres which Pirelli have brought in for this weekend, beat him on his second flying lap.

Aug 07, 2020, 19:35 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton puts new deal on hold as Mercedes confirm Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton is out of contract at the end of the year but looking sure to stay at dominant champions Mercedes, with no other available seat as competitive.

Aug 07, 2020, 15:28 PM IST

Mercedes retain Valtteri Bottas for 2021 Formula 1 season

Bottas was initially drafted in Mercedes set-up following a shocking retirement of Nico Rosberg at the end of 2016.

Aug 06, 2020, 20:11 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for home British Grand Prix in record time

Hamilton, who will be chasing a record seventh win at Silverstone on Sunday, was joined on the front row by Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas with Red Bull`s Max Verstappen qualifying third.

Aug 01, 2020, 20:55 PM IST

British GP: Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes make one-two finish in final practice

Bottas, five points behind Hamilton after three races, put in a fastest time of one minute 25.873 seconds in the final practice session. 

Aug 01, 2020, 19:19 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes make one-two finish in final Hungarian GP practice

Hamilton will look to equal Ferrari great Michael Schumacher`s all-time F1 record of eight Hungarian Grand Prix titles when he heads into the race on Sunday.

Jul 18, 2020, 19:43 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian opener, Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris also share F1's first podium of 2020

The race, on a sunny afternoon at the scenic Red Bull Ring, was held in front of empty grandstands and no fans for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 05, 2020, 22:36 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to start F1 season on pole in Austria

Four-times champion Sebastian Vettel failed to reach the top 10 shootouts, starting 11th, while Charles Leclerc qualified seventh after taking pole last year.

Jul 04, 2020, 22:21 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton inches closer to 6th world title with Mexican Grand Prix win

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton produced nearly a flawless performance to emerge as the quickest driver in this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City

Oct 28, 2019, 12:39 PM IST