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Bottas confirmed as Williams F1 driver in 2017

News 04 Nov 2016, 17:02 IST

London, Nov 4 (IANS) British Formula One team Williams Martini Racing has confirmed the continuation of Finn Valtteri Bottas as a driver in 2017, while 18-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll will be the second in line.

Next year will feature 27-year-old Bottas' fifth participation in the F1 World Championship with Williams, it was announced on Thursday.

Bottas expects 2017 to be an exciting year for the team to try snatching any of the leading positions, reports Efe.

On the other hand, Stroll, who won the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, said that being able to participate in the F1 World Championship is "a dream come true".



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