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Database start - Driver search - Valtteri Bottas


 
Valtteri "Vale" Bottas, Finland
1989-08-28
     
F1 Career: Australia 2013

  Races
Wins
Pole
Podiums
FastLaps
Points
228
10
20
67
19
1797
       
% Wins
% Poles
% Podiums
% FastLap
Points/Race
 
4,39%
8,77%
29,39%
8,33%
7,88p  
In 2010 Bottas was assigned test driver for the Williams Formula One team and would continue as such for the 2011 & 2012 (where he took part in 15 Friday Free Practice sessions)
Started karting at the age of 6, 11 years of karting experience Member of Finnish national team since 2002
2014 Valtteri became the first F1 driver to get penalty points
From 2008 Valtteri was managed by Mika Häkkinen.
Set the highest speed reached at an F1 race231.4 mph (372.5 km/h) at the 2016 Mexican GP

Year Plac Points Nr / Team / Car Wins 2:nd 3:rd Poles FastL Races Ret Notes
2024 - 0 #77 Sauber C44 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 -
2023 15 10 #77 Alfa Romeo C43 0 0 0 0 0 22 3 -
2022 10 49 #77 Alfa Romeo C42 0 0 0 0 0 22 4 -
2021 3 226 #77 Mercedes F1W 12 1 1 7 4 4 22 4 -
2020 2 205 #77 Mercedes F1W 11 2 6 3 4 2 17 1 -
2019 2 326 #77 Mercedes F1W 10 3 8 3 4 3 21 2 -
2018 5 247 #77 Mercedes F1W 09 0 7 1 2 7 21 1 -
2017 3 305 #77 Mercedes F1W 08 3 5 3 4 2 20 1 -
2016 8 85 #77 Williams FW38 0 0 1 0 0 21 1 -
2015 4 136 #77 Williams FW37 0 0 2 0 0 18 1 1 DNS
2014 4 186 #77 Williams FW36 0 2 3 0 1 19 1 -
2013 17 4 #17 Williams FW35 0 0 0 0 0 19 2 R
Wins    Poles    FastLaps   

Non F1

Year Series Result Team/Car Notes
2024 Adelaide Motorsport festival . Leyton House CG891, 1989 .
. Gravel Cycling World Champ. . . October
2023 Race of Champions, Sweden . Individual .
. Race of Champions, Sweden . Nations Cup, Team Finland .
. Adelaide Motorsport festival . Holden VF Commodore, 2016 Bathurst 1000 winner
. Adelaide Motorsport festival . Alfa Romeo GTV Gr. A Touring car .
. Podcast: Beyond the grid . . .
2022 Race of Champions, Sweden . withdrawn .
. Formula 1 post-season test . Alfa Romeo at Abu Dhabi
. Bicycle racing, SBT GRVL Red Race 4th 60 mile .
. Bicycle racing, Wanna race 2nd 60km / 37,5 miles .
2021 Formula 1 tyre test . Mercedes F1 W10 w Pirelli 18-inch tyres Imola in April
. Formula 1 post-season test . Alfa Romeo at Abu Dhabi
. 64-Mile cycling race 2nd Colorado, USA .
. Fangio Award . for pole at Mexico GP .
2020 Formula 1 test . Mercedes F1 W09 .
. Extreme E test . ODYSSEY 21 L Hamiltons team, X44
2019 Arctic Lapland Rally 5th M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC .
. Formula 1 test . Mercedes W125, 1937 .
. Formula 1 test . Mercedes W196 R .
. Rally Deutchland test . Ford Fiesta WRC .
. Rallycircuit 2019 at Paul Ricard Winner Citroen DS3 WRC 5 stage wins of 9
. Arctic Lapland Rally 5th Ford Fiesta WRC 1 stage win
. Podcast: Beyond the Grid . . .
2018 DHL Fastest Lap Award . . .
. Goodwood Festival of Speed . Mercedes-Benz F1 W07 Hybrid 2015
2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed . Mercedes F1 W05 (2014) .
. Orchid Run, 12km cherity run . Kuala Lumpor .
. Awarded the Bandini Trophy . . .
2012 Formula 1 test driver Williams took part in 15 Friday practice sessions
2011 GP3 Series champion Lotus ART .
. Macau Grand Prix NC Double R .
. British Formula 3 Championship 17th Double R .
. Formula 1 test driver . Williams .
2010 Formula 3 Euro Series 3rd ART Grand Prix .
. Masters of Formula 3 champion ART Grand Prix .
. Macau Grand Prix 3rd Prema Powerteam .
. Formula 1 test driver . Williams .
2009 Formula 3 Euro Series 3rd ART Grand Prix .
. Masters of Formula 3 winner ART Grand Prix .
. British Formula 3 Championship NC ART Grand Prix .
. Macau Grand Prix 5th ART Grand Prix .
2008 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC champion Motopark Academy .
. Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup champion Motopark Academy .
2007 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 3rd Koiranen Bros. Motorsport .
. Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series NC AKA Cobra 4 races