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Valtteri Bottas's F1 History: 2013-2022

Valtteri Bottas is a Finnish racing driver who has been competing in Formula One since 2013. During his career, he has driven for Williams and Mercedes, earning numerous podium finishes and establishing himself as a consistent and reliable driver.

2013-2016: Williams

Bottas began his Formula One career with Williams in 2013, driving alongside Pastor Maldonado. He quickly proved himself as a talented driver, earning his first podium finish in just his second season. Over the next few years, he continued to drive for Williams, earning numerous podium finishes and finishing the 2014 season in fourth place.

2017-2022: Mercedes

In 2017, Bottas made the move to Mercedes, where he has been driving ever since. He had big shoes to fill as he replaced retired world champion Nico Rosberg, but he quickly established himself as a reliable and consistent driver, earning his first Grand Prix win with Mercedes at the 2017 Russian Grand Prix. Bottas has played a crucial role in Mercedes' continued dominance of Formula One, serving as a reliable and supportive teammate to his five-time world champion teammate, Lewis Hamilton. While he has yet to win a World Championship, his consistent performance has earned him the respect and admiration of fans and fellow drivers alike.

Bottas's Legacy

Bottas is remembered as one of the most consistent and reliable drivers of his generation. While he may not have the flashy driving style or the aggressive competitiveness of some of his peers, his technical skills and his ability to consistently deliver strong performances have made him a valuable asset to any team.

Records and Milestones

Bottas holds a number of records and milestones in Formula One, including the following: He is the only driver to have scored points in every race of a season without winning the championship (2018). He is the first driver to win a Grand Prix with Mercedes without having previously won a race with another team. Bottas's impressive achievements on the track have earned him a place as one of the top drivers in the sport today.

Bottas's Performance in the Drivers' Championship (2013-2022)

The table below shows Bottas's performance in the Drivers' Championship from 2013 to 2022.
Year Team Name The Car Model Points Position
2013 Williams FW35 4 17th
2014 Williams FW36 186 4th
2015 Williams FW37 136 5th
2016 Williams FW38 85 8th
2017 Mercedes F1 W08 EQ Power+ 305 3rd
2018 Mercedes F1 W09 EQ Power+ 247 5th
2019 Mercedes F1 W10 EQ Power+ 326 2nd
2020 Mercedes F1 W11 EQ Performance 223 2nd
2021 Mercedes F1 W12 E Performance 226 3rd
2022 Alfa Romeo Racing AR23 - -
Bottas's consistently strong performance throughout his career has earned him a place as one of the top drivers in the sport today. His technical skills, reliability, and consistency make him a valuable asset to any team, and his impressive records and milestones have cemented his place in Formula One history.
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