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  1. Sunday 17 September 2017

  2. 17:59

    Bottas sets sights on Vettel in standings

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas has declared that overhauling Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the title standings is his next target, after claiming a podium finish at…

  3. Saturday 16 September 2017

  4. 16:45

    Bottas: Mercedes has a lot of work to do

    Valtteri Bottas emphasised that the layout of the Marina Bay Street Circuit has highlighted Mercedes' weaknesses, after the team emerged only third quickest…

  5. Friday 15 September 2017

  6. 06:12

    Bottas understands one-year Mercedes deal

    Valtteri Bottas says he understands Mercedes' desire to keep its long-term options open, in the wake of the Finn securing a one-year extension to stay at the…

  7. Thursday 14 September 2017

  8. Wednesday 13 September 2017

  9. 12:02

    Mercedes confirms Bottas for 2018 season

    Mercedes has confirmed that Valtteri Bottas will continue to race for the team next season, alongside Lewis Hamilton, after signing a one-year contract…

  10. 10:36

    Opinion: Decision time for Mercedes chiefs

    Mercedes has admirably given equal treatment to Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas in 2017, but it risks losing out to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel if it does not…

  11. Friday 8 September 2017

  12. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  13. Sunday 3 September 2017

  14. Friday 1 September 2017

  15. 14:32

    Bottas fastest, Ferrari closes on Mercedes

    Valtteri Bottas posted the quickest lap time during Friday afternoon's second free practice session for the Italian Grand Prix, as Mercedes again locked out the…

  16. Tuesday 29 August 2017

  17. 13:30

    Bottas would understand Hamilton backing

    Valtteri Bottas has not ruled himself out of this year's title fight, after a tough Belgian Grand Prix, but would understand if Mercedes ultimately backs Lewis…

  18. Monday 28 August 2017

  19. 14:11

    Belgian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton resisted pressure from Sebastian Vettel to close the gap in an enthralling title race, while Max Verstappen's race went up in smoke. GPUpdate.net…

  20. Saturday 26 August 2017

  21. Friday 25 August 2017

  22. 16:48

    Spa one of Mercedes' 'strongest' Fridays

    Lewis Hamilton labelled the opening pair of practice sessions for the Belgian Grand Prix as one of Mercedes' strongest Fridays so far in 2017, as he led the…

  23. 11:06

    Hamilton, Bottas get new engines for Spa

    Mercedes has fitted new power unit components to the W08s of both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas at the Belgian Grand Prix, putting the pair one step away…

  24. Wednesday 9 August 2017

  25. Monday 7 August 2017

  26. Thursday 3 August 2017

  27. Monday 31 July 2017

  28. 09:02

    Wolff: Mercedes showed values in Hungary

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the manufacturer "showed the values that we hold high" as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas swapped places in the Hungarian Grand…

  29. Sunday 30 July 2017

  30. 15:46

    Bottas thanks Hamilton for keeping promise

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas expressed his gratitude to team-mate Lewis Hamilton after the Briton honoured a promise during the closing stages of the Hungarian…

  31. Saturday 29 July 2017

  32. Friday 28 July 2017

  33. Thursday 27 July 2017

  34. Tuesday 18 July 2017

  35. Sunday 16 July 2017

  36. 15:30

    Bottas accepts he 'got lucky' with second

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas believes Ferrari rival Kimi Räikkönen was out of reach in the battle for second position at the British Grand Prix, before his…

  37. Saturday 15 July 2017

  38. Friday 14 July 2017

  39. 18:00

    Bottas to take grid drop for new gearbox

    Valtteri Bottas will be hit with a five-place grid penalty at the British Grand Prix due to an unscheduled gearbox change, a week after team-mate Lewis Hamilton…

  40. 14:33

    Bottas remains on top in second practice

    Valtteri Bottas remained at the top of the times in Friday's second practice session for the British Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who…

  41. 12:00

    F1 title contenders take on fresh engines

    Both Mercedes and Ferrari drivers have had new engines fitted to their respective cars for this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Lewis Hamilton…

  42. 10:32

    Bottas edges Hamilton in opening practice

    Valtteri Bottas edged out team-mate Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes comfortably topped Friday morning's first practice session for the British Grand Prix, both…

  43. Wednesday 12 July 2017

  44. Monday 10 July 2017

  45. 15:02

    Austrian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    A sedate race provided a tense finale as some favourites endured troubles, allowing others to pick up the pieces. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and losers…

  46. Sunday 9 July 2017

  47. Saturday 8 July 2017

  48. Friday 7 July 2017

  49. Wednesday 5 July 2017

  50. Monday 26 June 2017

  51. 08:36

    Räikkönen perplexed by Bottas' approach

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen says he "doesn't know" what Mercedes rival Valtteri Bottas was doing as the pair collided on the opening lap of the Azerbaijan Grand…

  52. Sunday 25 June 2017

  53. 18:36

    Bottas 'never gave up' on recovery drive

    Valtteri Bottas says his recovery from the back of the field to second position in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix showed the importance of never giving up. Bottas…

  54. Saturday 24 June 2017

  55. Friday 23 June 2017

  56. 17:23

    Hamilton says he has 'lots of work to do'

    Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes have "lots of work to do" following a difficult first day of practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, but is confident of…

  57. 08:34

    Hamilton: Bottas has earned 2018 stay

    Lewis Hamilton believes that new team-mate Valtteri Bottas has proven that he has "earned his place" at Mercedes for the long-term. Bottas joined Mercedes in…

  58. Thursday 22 June 2017

  59. 13:42

    Bottas relaxed over 2018 Mercedes contract

    Valtteri Bottas says there is "no rush" for him to secure his Formula 1 future with Mercedes for 2018, and insists his current situation "feels normal", due to…

  60. Tuesday 20 June 2017

  61. 08:14

    Wolff praises Hamilton's 2017 attitude

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised Lewis Hamilton's attitude during the current campaign, believing the Briton is in the "best place" since joining the squad…

  62. Sunday 18 June 2017

  63. Monday 12 June 2017

  64. Sunday 11 June 2017

  65. Friday 9 June 2017

  66. 21:40

    Hamilton: Mercedes 'a little bit behind'

    Lewis Hamilton has labelled the fight at the front of the Formula 1 pack as "super close" but feels that Mercedes is lagging slightly behind Ferrari, following…