Valtteri Bottas Is Staying With Mercedes For 2018

At the end of 2016, Bottas was set for another year at Williams but that all changed when Nico Rosberg announced his shock retirement from the sport.

Bottas was drafted into the team on a one-year contract and has had a respectable year, scoring seven podiums and two victories in Russia and Austria.

Mercedes has now confirmed that Bottas will continue with the team in 2018.

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff added: