News Details

Bottas: Message was riposte to ‘give up' critics

Valtteri Bottas says his post-race radio message in Russia was directed at those critics on social media who tell him to “give up”, after he claimed victory. Bottas inherited the lead at the Sochi Autodrom when Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton was handed two five-second time penalties. Bottas controlled the remainder of the race to pick up his second victory of the campaign and ninth of his Formula 1 career. On the cooldown lap he commented “to whom it may concern, f*** you”, mirroring the call he made after winning the 2019 season-opener in Australia. “Honestly I just [don’t] get the people who have the need to criticise people,” he said. “You know, there’s been people...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Valtteri Bottas explains “f**k you” message to F1...

Valtteri Bottas says his repetition of his “to whom it may concern,...
3mo ago from Crash.net

Bottas: For my critics… to whom it may concern,...

'Yes! For my critics… to whom it may concern, f*ck you!' declared...
3mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Bottas Wins Russian GP After Hamilton Handed Double...

Valtteri Bottas has won the Russian Grand Prix from third on the grid,...
3mo ago from Formula1News.co.uk

Bottas lets himself go over the team radio: 'I don't...

Valttri Bottas lashed out at his critics after his victory in the Russian...
3mo ago from GPBlog.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

KTM 'made a huge step' during fourth MotoGP season

Get MotoGP news in your inbox! By signing up to the newsletter you agree...
13h ago from Crash.net

Suzuki: MotoGP champion Mir still has 'big margin' to...

Get MotoGP news in your inbox! By signing up to the newsletter you agree...
15h ago from Crash.net

Dall’Igna on Dovizioso: 'I'm sorry when a rider...

Get MotoGP news in your inbox! By signing up to the newsletter you agree...
1d ago from Crash.net

MotoGP's Marc Marquez undergoes six-week medical check

Get MotoGP news in your inbox! By signing up to the newsletter you agree...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Andretti to step away from full-time IndyCar racing

Marco Andretti has announced that, for the first time since 2005, he will...

Andretti announces full-time IndyCar retirement

Marco Andretti has announced his retirement from full-time IndyCar Series...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar champion secures 2021 drive

Hunter-Reay, Andretti set for 12th season together
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Dakar Rally 2021: Dust, sand and stunning desert...

s year’s rally returned to Saudi Arabia where the competitors traversed...
17h ago from TheGuardian.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Mesut Ozil posts 'farewell' message outside Emirates...

Mesut Ozil has posted a “farewell” message outside Arsenal’s...
10h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Mesut Ozil 'to say Arsenal goodbyes on Sunday'

Arsenal attacker Mesut Ozil will reportedly say goodbye to his teammates...
4h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

MIkel Arteta's Arsenal kitty boosted by ditching Mesut...

Mesut Ozil 's Arsenal nightmare appears to be nearing its conclusion. The...
15h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Kieran Tierney explains Arsenal dressing conversation...

Arsenal ace Kieran Tierney has shed light on an inspiring pep talk from...
13h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Eddie Jordan clear on Hamilton's position: "I would...

With just two months to go until the start of the... Read More »
13h ago from GPBlog.com

The 10 worst engines in Formula 1 history!

The F1 power unit of the future is currently at... Read More »
15h ago from F1i.com

McLaren pleased with transition progress to Mercedes power

McLaren Team Principal Andreas Seidl says he is... Read More »
3h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.