Bottas unsure where Ferrari rumors are coming from


Valtteri Bottas is unsure where recent reports linking him with a move to Ferrari for 2016 have come from, saying that he has no new information to share about his future in F1.

According to a report in the Italian press published earlier this month, Bottas is set to join Ferrari at the end of the season after the team brokered a deal with Williams to release the Finn from his contract one year early.

Speaking to NBCSN in the latest edition of Paddock Pass, Bottas remained coy about any possible move, saying that he was unsure where the rumors were coming from.

“Well there have been rumors for many months now, and all I can say is I have no new information to share,” Bottas said.

“Nothing new has happened, so I don’t know where the rumors are coming from.”

Bottas enters this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix keen to make up for the disappointment of Silverstone three weeks ago, where he saw his hopes of claiming a first grand prix victory pass by.

Williams was criticized at the time for not being more aggressive in its strategy and allowing Bottas to pass teammate Felipe Massa for the lead in the early stages of the race, but the Finn remains focused on the job at hand in Hungary.

“Yeah, could have, should have,” Bottas said wryly when asked about the missed opportunity.

“We have now analyzed everything. There was possibly some things that we could have done. Now it’s history.

“We’ve had a really good talk with the team about what happened and that’s completely history. We’re here to race for the best possible result.”