Born on August 28, 1989, Valtteri Viktor Bottas[3] is a Finnish racing driver who currently competes in Formula One for Alfa Romeo.

Previously, he raced for Mercedes from 2017 to 2021 and Williams from 2013 to 2016

Bottas has 67 podium finishes and 10 race victories.

He helped Mercedes win five constructors championships,

and in 2019 and 2020, he finished second in the drivers championship.

The 28th of August 1989 saw the birth of Valtteri in Nastola, Finland, to Rauno Bottas and Marianne Välimaa.

His mother works as an undertaker,

while his father operates a modest cleaning business.

He received his education there. In Finland, all adult males are required to serve in the military for a certain period of time. 

He is a Lance Corporal in the military.