Valtteri Bottas
Born August 28, 1989 (1989-08-28) (age 30)
Nastula, Finland
Nationality Flag of Finland.svg FIN
GP3 Series Career
Status In F1
Races 16 (16 starts)
Pole positions 1
Wins 4
Championships 1
Podiums 7
Fastest laps 2
Career Points 62
First Race 2011 Istanbul Race 1
Last Race 2011 Monza Race 2
First Win 2011 Nürburgring Race 2
Last Win 2011 Monza Race 1

Valtteri Viktor Bottas (born 28 August 1989 in Nastola, Finland) is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One with Mercedes. He currently resides in Monaco. He won the GP3 championship in 2011 before moving to Formula One for the Williams team in 2013. Since 2017, he has been driving for Mercedes. With his win at the 2017 Russian Grand Prix he became the first driver to have raced in the GP3 Series to win a Formula One Grand Prix.


GP3 SeriesEdit

In 2011, Bottas became the second GP3 Series champion, clinching the title with one race to spare. Driving for world championship winning team Lotus ART, he won 4 races.

GP3 Statistical OverviewEdit

GP3 RecordEdit

Year Team No. WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
2011 Lotus ART 2 62 1st Report

Race WinsEdit

Win Number Grand Prix
1 2011 German Sprint Race
2 2011 Hungarian Feature Race
3 2011 Belgian Feature Race
4 2011 Italian Feature Race

Career ResultsEdit

Career ResultsEdit

Complete GP3 Series results
2011 Turkey Spain Spain United Kingdom Germany Hungary Belgium Italy
F S F S F S F S F S F S F S F S 62 1st
4th 8th 10th 7th 7th 3rd 15th 12th 3rd 1st 1st 2nd 1st 19th 1st 17th
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1stWinner Ret Retired
2ndPodium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5thPoints finish 14thNon-points finish
BoldPole position ItalicsPoints for Fastest lap
DNS Did not start more symbols
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