Bottas not interested in Lotus vacancy preferring to stay with Williams 13 September, 2013 Kimi Raikkonen with Valtteri Bottas Highly rated rookie Valtteri Bottas has counted himself out of the running to replace his Finnish countryman Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus.
'For me it would be better to stay at Williams,' the Finnish rookie told the broadcaster MTV3 in his native tongue.
Bottas, 24, made his Grand Prix debut with the Grove based team in 2013, after serving as the test and reserve driver in the two previous seasons.
He added: 'Although the season has been difficult, I know that our team has great potential.
'So at this stage I see no reason to part ways.'
On the other hand, Lotus'...
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