Raikkonen 'very happy' for compatriot Bottas - ESPN

Kimi Raikkonen has congratulated fellow Finn Valtteri Bottas on winning the first race of his career at the Russian Grand Prix and played down suggestions there is a rift between the two. Bottas beat the two Ferraris to victory in Sochi after holding ...

VALTTERI-FIC SHOW - Pune Mirror

Valtteri Bottas admitted his maiden Formula One victory felt “a little bit surreal” but was worth the long wait after securing a tense triumph for Mercedes in yesterday's Russian Grand Prix. The 27-year-old Finn, recruited by Mercedes in January as a ...

F1 Russian GP: 'I want to do it again and again' - Bottas - crash.net

After getting the taste of that winning feeling in Formula 1 on Sunday in Russia, Valtteri Bottas wants it to become a regular occurrence. Follow @GPF1RST. StumbleUpon. 'I want to do it again and again' - Bottas F1 Russian GP: 'I want to do it again ...

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas wins F1 Russian GP - India.com

Sochi, April 30 (IANS) Finland's Mercedes team driver Valtteri Bottas won on Sunday his first Formula One victory after he finished first at the Russian Grand Prix, the fourth race of the 2017 F1 season. Bottas beat both Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and ...

Russian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton will 'come back fighting' for F1 title - Evening Standard

A dejected Lewis Hamilton admitted on Sunday night that he needs to rediscover his speed after an abject display in Russia saw him fall further behind rival Sebastian Vettel in the championship race. As Hamilton toiled to only fourth, his new Mercedes ...

F1: Russian Grand Prix post-race interviews (VIDEO) - NBC Sports - Motorsports (blog)

The Russian Grand Prix is in the books, with Valtteri Bottas scoring his first career victory at Sochi. Bottas had both a dynamic start and a dynamic defense for Mercedes against Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to win in his 81st career start, and fourth ...

Lewis Hamilton vows to `come back fighting´ after finishing fourth in Sochi - Daily Mail

A dejected Lewis Hamilton admitted on Sunday night that he needs to rediscover his speed after an abject display in Russia saw him fall further behind rival Sebastian Vettel in the championship race. Sending a huge congrats to my teammate ...

Vettel: Massa did Bottas "a favour twice" - Motorsport.com, Edition: Global

Sebastian Vettel says Felipe Massa did Valtteri Bottas "a favour twice" in the battle for victory in the Russian Grand Prix. Vettel had closed within DRS range of Bottas before the start of the final lap, but the German was forced to take an unorthodox ...

Vladimir Putin speaks to Valtteri Bottas at Russian GP - Daily Mail

'We are getting more and more fans in Formula One,' Putin started. 'And I already told my colleague that all the hotels are booked in Sochi for now. Bottas briefly intervened by saying 'build more hotels' before the Russian president continued his ...

Lewis Hamilton says he just wasn't quick enough after Vettel takes pole - Alive For Football

Change has been palpably in the air this season and by the close of a tense and gripping Q3 Sebastian Vettel and his Ferrari team-mate, Kimi Raikkonen, had completed their own Russian revolution to put a definitive full stop on Mercedes' dominance of ...

Niki Lauda surprised by 'fantastic' Valtteri Bottas win in Russia - ESPN

SOCHI, Russia -- Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda says he's never seen a driver withstand as much pressure to win their first Formula One race as Valtteri Bottas did to win the Russian Grand Prix. Bottas had to hold off a late charge from ...

Bottas gets that winning feeling at last - The Star Online

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas stepped into the shoes of a champion when he joined Mercedes and in Russia on Sunday the Finn finally got that winning feeling. Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has experienced it 54 times in his career and ...

Russian Grand Prix shakes up the established F1 pecking order - Autoblog (blog)

We've grown accustomed to seeing a Mercedes leading the pack in Formula 1. We're just used to the driver in that Silver Arrow being Lewis Hamilton, not Valtteri Bottas. The Finnish driver took his maiden F1 win at the 2017 Russian Grand Prix ahead of ...

Russian Grand Prix: Bottas brilliant, Ferrari firing, Hamilton humbled - Eurosport.com ASIA

Lewis Hamilton was left far behind his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in Sochi as the Ferraris snaffled the other podium places. WHERE THE RACE WAS WON. At the start. It was brilliant work from Bottas to slice through the Ferraris and take the lead ...

Valtteri Bottas takes first ever F1 race win with Russia victory - Sidepodcast

Valtteri Bottas muscled past both the Ferrari drivers off the line in Sochi to take the lead of the race. He survived a safety car period, the tense one-stop strategy, as well as a late charge from Sebastian Vettel, to take his first victory in Formula ...

F1 2017: Valtteri Bottas Takes First Ever Win At Russian GP; Ferrari Secures Double Podium - NDTVAuto.com

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas was 0.617 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari, while Lewis Hamilton finished a distant fourth behind Kimi Raikkonen. Sameer Contractor By Sameer Contractor Apr 30, 2017 10:14 PM. F1 2017: Valtteri Bottas Takes First ...

Bottas calls first win 'a little bit surreal' - Racer

Valtteri Bottas admits he will take a big confidence boost from his first victory in Formula 1 after his win in the Russian Grand Prix. bottas trophy Starting from third place on the grid, Bottas got ahead of the two Ferraris on the run down to Turn 1 ...

Overheating problem wrecked Hamilton's race 'from the get-go' - Yahoo Sports

Valtteri Bottas' Russian Grand Prix victory left Mercedes delighted, but Lewis Hamilton's side of the garage was far quieter. More. Lewis Hamilton said he was unable to compete for a podium finish at the Russian Grand Prix "from the get-go" after ...

Six things you missed from the Russian Grand Prix - Daily Mail

Valtteri Bottas threw down the gauntlet to Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in the championship after storming to his first Formula One win at the Russian Grand Prix. The Mercedes star overtook both Ferraris from the start before leading the ...

Niki Lauda admits he was 'surprised' by Bottas winning F1 Russian GP - autosport.com

Niki Lauda has admitted Valtteri Bottas's maiden Formula 1 win in the Russian Grand Prix came as a surprise. Bottas, who had previously taken 11 podiums in 80 starts, absorbed extreme pressure in the closing stages from Sebastian Vettel to win in only ...