Following a brilliant third place qualifying position at the 2013 Canadian GP, Valtteri Bottas returned to his home country, Finland, with the Williams F1 Team. Over a two day period he was presented to the media, swan in very cold lakes and played ice hockey with Danny Meyers (GB Ice Hockey), The Pelicans & TV presenters Oskari Saari (MTV3 Finland), Jussi Jäkälä (YLE) & Lee McKenzie (BBC).
About Valtteri Bottas
After winning three prestigious kart titles in 2006, Valtteri moved into single-seaters, winning the 2008 Formula Renault Eurocup and the 2008 Formula Renault Northern European Cup. In June 2009 he won the Masters of Formula 3 at Zandvoort, a title he won again in 2010 and he remains the only driver ever to have won the title twice. Valtteri raced in F3 in 2010, securing two victories en route to third place in the championship. He joined Williams F1 that year as test driver, continuing this role into 2011 when he also won the GP3 Series at the first attempt. In 2012 Valtteri became the team’s Official Reserve Driver and 2013 will see him progress to a race seat with the Williams F1 Team.