Bottas wins Russian GP

Mercedes pilot Valtteri Bottas has won the Russian Gran Prix in Sochi, scoring his first-ever top position in a Formula One race.

Bottas wins Russian GP

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas secured his maiden Formula 1 victory by holding off a late charge from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the Russian Grand Prix. Bottas jumped Vettel and team-mate Kimi Raikkonen at the start from his third position on the grid and dominated until the closing stages, when Vettel used a late pit stop to close up and pressure the Finn.

The four-time champion got to within a second and a half of Bottas with 10 laps to go but the Finn responded and kept Vettel at arm’s length for the rest of the race. Bottas’ team-mate Lewis Hamilton capped a difficult weekend with a race to forget and finished only fourth behind Raikkonen.

Related Post

WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona 3-0 Athletic Club
views 80
Paco Alcacer grabbed his first La Liga goal for the club, with Aleix Vidal also on target, as Luis Enrique's side moved to within one point of Real. P...
Pepe: It would be a scandal if Ronaldo does not win Ballon d’Or
views 45
Pepe has claimed that it would be a "scandal" if his Real Madrid and Portugal team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo does not win this year's Ballon d'Or. Ronald...
Lionel Messi returns to training
views 209
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has returned to training, per Mundo Deportivo. The Argentine, who suffered a groin injury on Sept. 21 in Barca's matc...
Australia Wins Cricket World Cup 2015
views 68
Australia overwhelmed New Zealand to win the World Cup for a fifth time at an ecstatic Melbourne Cricket Ground. New Zealand lost influential captain ...
Hamilton wins Italian GP victory
views 71
Lewis Hamilton cruised to a dominant Italian Grand Prix victory to strengthen his world title credentials - but faces an investigation over tyres. Ham...

SHARE WHAT YOU THINK