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Williams Formula 1 Team Drops Senna, Hires Bottas as Race Driver

November 28, 2012

Williams Formula 1 Team Drops Senna, Hires Bottas as Race Driver

Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Williams talks to the media during previews for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photographer: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

The Williams Formula One team will replace race driver Bruno Senna of Brazil with Finland’s Valtteri Bottas next season.

Williams, which finished eighth of 12 teams this year, said in a statement it will retain Pastor Maldonado as its other driver. Bottas had been a reserve driver for the team.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Duff at aduff4@bloomberg.net


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