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Post by Schumanoid on Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:07 pm

The next Finnish F1 driver

VALTTERI BOTTAS

The Williams team has confirmed that Finland's Valtteri Bottas has joined as official test driver. The 20-year-old from Nastola was the most successful rookie in last year's Formula 3 Euroseries, finishing the year in the top three, and won the prestigious Masters of F3 event at Zandvoort.

http://f1.gpupdate.net/en/formula-1-news/226916/williams-signs-bottas-as-test-driver/



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Post by Gary on Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:13 pm

He has good testing position, since Rubens is no spring chicken...

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Post by emziibbyx on Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:08 pm

Well, I watch F3 Euroseries but I've never really noticed him. However, he sounds like a promising young gun (what am I talking about, 'young gun'? He's older than me!)





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HE LOOKS LIKE MARKO ASMER!!!

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Post by Gary on Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:51 pm

He was 3rd in F3 Euro series, maybe you didn't watch very closely?

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Post by Schumacat on Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:51 am

He is managed by a certain Mika Hakkinen. So expect him to be picked up by Macca soon.

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Post by Gary on Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:53 am

IF he gets to drive Williams in 2-3 years, and IF he performs good, then yes, McL is possible indeed.

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Post by Schumacat on Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:42 am

He definitely has talent. His CV is quite impressive. I just hope he is groomed well and then we can expect great things from him.

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Post by moonraker on Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:39 pm

Fairly good rookie year in Euro F3, shame there was no wins though.

He has a great chance to win the title this season and follow in the footsteps of some notable ART(ASM) Euro F3 drivers.
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Post by Schumanoid on Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:58 pm

2007 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 3rd

2007 Formula Renault 2.0 Winter Serie UK
(4 finals; three times 1st and once 2nd)

2008 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup 1st
(14 races, 5 wins, 7 pole positions, 10 podiums, 4 fastest laps)

2008 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC 1st
(14 races, 12 wins, 13 pole positions, 12 podiums, 12 fastest laps)

2009: Formula 3 Euroseries with ART, 3rd
(1 pole, 6 second places)

2009: Formula 3 Masters, Zandvoort, polesitter and winner

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Post by Schumanoid on Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:02 pm

emziibbyx wrote:Well, I watch F3 Euroseries but I've never really noticed him. However, he sounds like a promising young gun (what am I talking about, 'young gun'? He's older than me!)

Gary wrote:He was 3rd in F3 Euro series, maybe you didn't watch very closely?

1 pole and 6 second places!! Never noticed?

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Post by clovnul on Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:16 pm

Well, not all the people is so desperate to look after Finnish drivers.
You have opened how many threads about drivers other than Fins?
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Post by emziibbyx on Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:01 pm

Gary wrote:He was 3rd in F3 Euro series, maybe you didn't watch very closely?
Dunno. I wasn't really interested in anyone other than Sam Bird. Laughing
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Post by Schumanoid on Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:11 pm

clovnul wrote:Well, not all the people is so desperate to look after Finnish drivers.
You have opened how many threads about drivers other than Fins?

This is actually the only threat that I have opened, so yes, I let You be right: I have only opened threats about Finnish drivers. Rolling Eyes Laughing
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Post by clovnul on Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:17 pm

Please, you forgot about F1 live?
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Post by Schumanoid on Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:20 pm

Are you counting all the other boards as well....? Very Happy In that case, I have definitely opened more threats about non-Finnish matters Laughing
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Post by clovnul on Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:28 pm

This is not the other boards. This is an independent sequel of F1 Live.
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Post by Schumanoid on Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:41 pm

OK - In that case, I have definitely opened more threats about non-Finnish matters Very Happy


...and what is actually your problem? Is it forbidden to open threats about certain nationalities?? Shocked
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Post by emziibbyx on Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:21 pm

LOL! ^.^
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Post by clovnul on Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:05 pm

Schumanoid wrote:OK - In that case, I have definitely opened more threats about non-Finnish matters Very Happy


...and what is actually your problem? Is it forbidden to open threats about certain nationalities?? Shocked
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Yeah, it is forbidden to open threats to certain nationalities.
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Post by emziibbyx on Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:13 pm

Oh, c'mon, don't take the piss.
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Post by PISTON on Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:18 am

great news!! bounce I rate Valtteri Bottas highly, a star of the future in my opinion..
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Post by Gary on Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:09 am

I agree PISTON, a possible star in future!

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Post by MissFinn on Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:13 pm

What you guys been grumbling over here???
We need a site like this to see how small country like Finland can produce new talent's.

Waltteri Bottas is a Finn, like future Keke, Mika, or Kimi.

I heard at he is test driver in F1, can you tell me at what team?
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Post by emziibbyx on Thu Mar 11, 2010 5:25 pm

Williams.
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Post by lightmas on Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:01 pm

wanting a driver in F1 just because where he is from is sad i think
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