A birthday surprise for Valtteri Bottas

Today is the day for Valtteri Bottas, it’s his birthday and he will start from P14 after grid penalty.

However, Bottas now driving for Alfa Romeo, the man who was at Mercedes for years, but couldn’t match Hamilton’s speed.

Bottas started his career at Williams team back in 2013, but then joined Mercedes where he spent most of his career.

His best championship finish was last year in 2021, finishing 3rd with 226 points, behind his team-mate Hamilton and Verstappen who became world champion.

He achieved 10 wins at Mercedes and 20 pole positions, today he will be 33 years-old, but still a gret competitor.