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Updated December 18th, 2023 at 23:28 IST

Formula 1 expert refers to cricket as new Valtteri Bottas video shakes internet - WATCH

Valtteri Bottas, who has been unabashed in showcasing his physique, is currently rocking a distinctive mullet and mustache combination.

Reported by: Vishal Tiwari
Edited by: Vishal Tiwari
Valtteri Bottas
Valtteri Bottas | Image:AP
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Former Formula One driver Karun Chandhok, known for his passion for cricket, has drawn parallels between Valtteri Bottas and the legendary Australian cricketer Merv Hughes. This comparison arose after Bottas shared a video of himself running semi-naked on a Californian beach during his winter break.

3 things you need to know

  • Valtteri Bottas drove for Alfa Romeo in the 2023 Formula One season
  • Bottas finished 15th on the Drivers' Championship standings in 2023
  • He will drive for Sauber in 2024, following Alfa Romeo's departure as title sponsor 

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F1 expert compares Bottas to former Australian cricketer 

Valtteri Bottas, who has been unabashed in showcasing his physique, is currently rocking a distinctive mullet and mustache combination. Chandhok, who recently engaged in some cricket banter with McLaren driver Oscar Piastri after Australia's victory over India in the Cricket World Cup 2023 final, likened Bottas to Merv Hughes.

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Merv Hughes, a former Australian bowler, achieved prominence during his 53 Test matches from 1985 to 1994, where he secured an impressive 212 wickets.

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Valtteri Bottas' career

Valtteri Bottas, a Finnish racing driver, has established himself as a formidable force in the world of Formula 1. Known for his cool and composed demeanor both on and off the track, Bottas began his F1 career with Williams in 2013 before making a significant move to Mercedes in 2017, where he became the teammate of multiple world champion Lewis Hamilton. 

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Off the grid, the Finnish driver is not shy about showcasing his personality, whether it's through his distinctive mullet and moustache combination or his occasional lighthearted social media posts. Bottas continues to be a prominent figure in the Formula 1 paddock, consistently challenging for podium positions.
 

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Published December 18th, 2023 at 23:28 IST

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