Bottas: “2017 is a great opportunity for the team”


It is the voice of experience in the alignment of drivers
team Williams ahead of next season. Valtteri Bottas will face in 2017
his fifth season as a pilot holder of the formation of Grove
, in which
it will be his sixth year in the bosom of the team. The Finnish is the pilot called to
to get good results in a season of big changes in the rules
technique of Formula 1 and that will be a year of more absolute learning for your
new companion box, the canadian Lance Stroll.

During the act in which it has confirmed its renewal,
Valtteri Bottas explained to those present: “In the first place, I am very
able to start my fifth season with the team, Williams in
. Then, the Finnish driver appreciated what that brings about
next season: Will be an exciting year with all the changes that
have produced
in the regulation, and a great opportunity for the team
closer to the front. I will be giving 100% as always”.

As it is logical, Bottas has had words of gratitude
for the charge of the team and welcome to your new companion:
I Want to give thanks to Frank, Claire and all at Williams
trust in me. It will be good to continue working with all of them, both in the
factory and on track. In addition, I would also like to give a warm welcome to
Lance after joining the team
. I want to see what we can achieve


For his part, Claire Williams in the capacity of Deputy director of the
Team, has expressed his great satisfaction at being able to continue counting with
Valtteri Bottas: “I Am delighted to confirm that Valtteri will be a contender for
Williams once more next year and who will join him Lance Stroll. Valtteri
it is a member very wanted in the team and his talent is unquestionable
that for him to use this experience to help lead the team is exciting”.

finally, the responsible of Williams has highlighted the
importance of Valtteri Bottas over the seasons he has worked
next to the training: Bottas has played a key role in all
the changes that the team has been the from 2014
and we are looking forward to
to be able to continue the strong relationship that we have with him in the future”.