Bottas fastest on second day of in-season test
Valtteri Bottas finished the second and final day of this week's in-season test in Bahrain at the top of the timesheets.
Bottas fastest on second morning of in-season testing
Valtteri Bottas set the pace on the second morning of in-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit.
Hamilton: It's painful when you mess up
Lewis Hamilton said finishing second at Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix was more painful than his second place finish in Australia because he was partly to blame.
Why Mercedes may have to reconsider its racing philosophy
With Ferrari putting Mercedes under pressure it has not felt in the V6 turbo era, ESPN looks at why the world champions may have to abandon its philosophy of letting both drivers race as equals.
Allison: I can't take credit for Ferrari's 2017 car
Mercedes technical chief James Allison says he cannot take much credit for the strength of former team Ferrari's 2017 title contender.
Merc still committed to 'equal opportunities' for Lewis, Bottas
Toto Wolff open to the idea of more team orders in 2017 but insists the team is still committed to giving "equal opportunity" to Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas at the start of races.
How a 'perfect storm' compromised Bottas' race
Mercedes has revealed that Valtteri Bottas' struggle for pace in the opening stint of the Bahrain Grand Prix was caused by a "perfect storm" of problems on the grid.
Bottas 'understands' team orders decision
Valtteri Bottas says he understands why Mercedes ordered him to let teammate Lewis Hamilton pass at the Bahrain Grand Prix, but admits he did not like doing it.
Hamilton apologises to Merc for pit blunder
Lewis Hamilton has apologised to Mercedes for the pit-lane incident which cost him a five-second penalty in the Bahrain Grand Prix, conceding the blame lays solely with him.
Wolff hopes respect between Hamilton and Bottas lasts
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has likened the current battle at the front of the field in Formula One to the rivalry between tennis players Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Bottas feels 'more at one' with Mercedes car
Valtteri Bottas says he is finally feeling "more at one" with his 2017 Mercedes W08 after claiming his maiden Formula One pole position at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Hamilton: Valtteri 'did the better job'
Lewis Hamilton congratulated teammate Valtteri Bottas for his maiden pole position in Bahrain and said the Finn simply "did the better job" as the Mercedes drivers locked out the front row.
Hamilton: 'Currently Ferrari are quickest'
Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari has the edge at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, especially over a race distance.
Bottas: 2017 not all about Hamilton and Vettel
Valtter Bottas believes it is too early for people to write off his 2017 title chances and assume the title fight will be between his teammate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.
Hamilton backs Button to replace Alonso at Monaco
Lewis Hamilton hopes his ex-Formula One team-mate Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso at this year's Monaco Grand Prix.
Hamilton relishing battle with 'rapid' Vettel this season
Lewis Hamilton expects to maintain a good relationship with Sebastian Vettel this season and hopes the title will be decided by driving talent and mental fortitude rather than reliability issues.
Wolff: Hamilton was in a different league in China
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton was "in a different league" as he took his 54th Formula One career victory at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Hamilton: Alonso to Merc in 2018 'not going to happen'
Lewis Hamilton has dismissed suggestions that Fernando Alonso could once again be his teammate in Formula One by joining him at Mercedes in 2018.
Bottas confident results will come soon enough
Valtteri Bottas says he has "positive vibes" heading into this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix and is confident his results at Mercedes will improve soon enough.
F1 has the battle it was waiting for, but could it get even better?
ESPN looks at how the Chinese Grand Prix unfolded and why we will almost certainly see the promised wheel-to-wheel fight between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel at some point in 2017.
Bottas apologises to Merc for 'silly mistake'
Valtteri Bottas has vowed not to make the same mistake again after he spun off behind the Safety Car at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Hamilton excited by prospect of wet race
Chinese Grand Prix pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton says he is excited by the prospect of a wet race on Sunday, despite having limited experience running on Pirelli's new extreme wet tyres.
Mercedes: Missing Friday won't hurt too badly
James Allison believes missing the majority of Friday practice for the Chinese Grand Prix will not have too much of a negative effect on Mercedes.
Hamilton 'dying for' wheel-to-wheel fights with Vettel
Lewis Hamilton opens up about his hopes for a season-long title fight with Sebastian Vettel and why he had a sleepless night reflecting on his defeat at the Australian GP.
Bottas: Still 'a lot of things' to learn at Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas says there are still "a lot of things" he needs to learn about and improve at Mercedes as he continues to adapt to life at the world champions.
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