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Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013

Bottas makes mark with starring qualifying runs

Valtteri Bottas hasn't scored a point in Formula 1. But he made his mark in Canada.

Posted on Friday, February 8, 2013

Bottas 'not a complete rookie' says Maldonado

Pastor Maldonado, who in 2013 enters his third F1 season with Williams, thinks new teammate Valtteri Bottas will get quickly up to speed. Actually, 23-year-old Finn Bottas is a rookie, and - once the Grove team gets its 2013 car up and running in Barcelona this month - he will have just four days at the wheel before making his grand prix debut in Australia. But Venezuelan Maldonado said: "Valtteri has been actively involved in the development (of the FW35) and has done a lot […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Razia hoping to find rhythm amidst difficulties

Luiz Razia reckons Marussia could have a tough job in 2013 with both of their drivers yet to start a Formula One race. Razia was confirmed as Timo Glock's replacement and the Brazilian will partner fellow rookie Max Chilton. "For sure for the team it was a tough decision also, and for us it's going to be a tough job," he said of Marussia's decision to replace Glock with Razia. "So I think we just need to get together and really work through all the […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Lotus offered Raikkonen faster car says Parr

Kimi Raikkonen didn't make his Formula One comeback with Williams because Lotus were offering him a more competitive car. That is the claim of Adam Parr, the former Williams chairman who now admits to trying to secure the services of the 2007 world champion at the end of 2011. Ultimately, the Williams talks collapsed and former McLaren and Ferrari driver Raikkonen, now 33, return to F1 after a two-year rallying hiatus last year with Lotus. Famous for his laconic and truly unique personality, he surprised […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 9, 2013

No stepped nose on Williams FW35

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has said their FW35 does not have a stepped nose

Posted on Friday, December 28, 2012

Sources say Petrov to keep Caterham seat

'Russian sources' report that Vitaly Petrov is set to keep his Caterham seat for 2013, the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat claims. Already this week, the 28-year-old's manager Oksana Kosachenko revealed that "all the necessary work on our part is done -- and it's for Caterham to decide". Petrov's teammate in 2012 was Finn Heikki Kovalainen, but Caterham has already announced that Charles Pic will be driving one of the green-liveried cars next year. Among the other candidates to be Pic's 2013 teammate are Giedo van […]

Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012

Force India to announce driver this week

Force India is set to announce the identity of Paul di Resta's 2013 teammate. The Indian news service IANS said that although the official announcement has been delayed, the Vijay Mallya-led team is finally almost ready now to make the call. "The announcement should take place next week," a 'top source' at the Silverstone based team was quoted saying late last week. "Adrian (Sutil) looks the best bet to partner di Resta as he has got the required experience in Formula One. At the same […]

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

2012 Driver Rankings: Part One

Ranking the performances of the drivers in the 2012 season

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Williams believes Maldonado can be a top driver

Williams' founder believes Pastor Maldonado is one of F1's fastest drivers

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Senna not surprised by Bottas announcement

Outgoing Williams driver Bruno Senna has said that he is not surprised that Valtteri Bottas has replaced him for the 2013 season. Williams confirmed on Wednesday that Bottas will join Pastor Maldonado for next season. "Since the beginning of my program with Williams I accepted that I had to share the car with Valtteri Bottas in 15 Fridays as a part of his preparation for a likely début in 2013", Bruno explained. Senna raced for HRT in 2010 before moving to Lotus for the last […]

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Valtteri Bottas to race for Williams in 2013

Valtteri Bottas will race for Williams in 2013, joining Pastor Maldonado

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012

Brazilian Grand Prix driver ratings

Rating the drivers at the final round of the season in Brazil