Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas wins 2017 Austrian Grand Prix

Jul 10, 2017 13:00 IST

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas wins 2017 Austrian Grand Prix Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas on 9 July 2017 won the 2017 Austrian Grand Prix held at Red Bull Ring Spielberg, Styria, Austria.

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finished just behind Bottas to grab the second place while Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo finished third in the race.

About Valtteri Bottas

Born on 28 August 1989, Valtteri Viktor Bottas is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One with Mercedes.

From 2013 to 2016, he drove for Williams.

In his first four races for Mercedes, he achieved his first Formula One pole position (at the 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix) and took his first victory at the following event, the 2017 Russian Grand Prix.

About Austrian Grand Prix

The Austrian Grand Prix is a FIA sanctioned auto race, which was held in 1964, 1970–1987 and 1997–2003.

The Grand Prix returned to the Formula One calendar in 2014.

The 2017 Austrian Grand Prix was the ninth round of the 2017 season. It also marked the thirty-first running of the Austrian Grand Prix as a round of the Formula One World Championship since the series inception in 1950.

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