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ALFA ROMEO VALTTERI BOTTAS BAHRAIN GP 2022 in 1:18 scale by Minichamps


This is the ALFA ROMEO F1 REAM ORLEN C42 VALTTERI BOTTAS BAHRAIN GP 2022 in 1:18 scale by Minichamps. 

Valtteri Bottas: A Finnish F1 Star

Valtteri Viktor Bottas (born August 28, 1989) is a Finnish racing driver currently competing in Formula One for Alfa Romeo. Previously, he drove for Mercedes from 2017 to 2021 and Williams from 2013 to 2016.

Early Career and Karting:

Bottas' racing journey began in karting at the young age of five. He quickly established himself as a talent, winning numerous karting championships at both national and international levels. In 2007, he moved into Formula Renault, claiming the championship title in 2008. The following years saw Bottas compete in Formula Renault 3.5, Formula 3 Euro Series, and GP3, further honing his skills.

Formula 1 Debut and Williams:

In 2013, Bottas made his highly anticipated Formula 1 debut with Williams. He steadily built his reputation and achieved his first F1 victory in 2017. Over his four seasons with Williams, Bottas gained valuable experience and established himself as a consistent and reliable driver.

Move to Mercedes and Championship Success:

2017 marked a pivotal year for Bottas as he joined the Mercedes team as Lewis Hamilton's teammate. This move placed him in a championship-contending car, and he delivered consistently, securing 10 victories and 18 podium finishes during his time with the team. Bottas finished as the championship runner-up in both 2019 and 2020, showcasing his ability to compete at the highest level.

New Chapter with Alfa Romeo:

In 2021, Bottas embarked on a new challenge by joining Alfa Romeo. He has already secured two podium finishes with the team and continues to demonstrate his talent and experience in the sport.

Known for his:

    • Speed and Consistency: Bottas is renowned for his smooth driving style, making him consistently competitive and reliable.
    • Racecraft: He is also a skilled competitor, capable of holding his own in intense wheel-to-wheel battles.
    • Popularity: Bottas is a beloved figure in his native Finland and is widely recognized as one of the country's most successful racing drivers ever.

Key Achievements:

    • Formula 1 victories: 10
    • Formula 1 podium finishes: 33
    • Formula 1 fastest laps: 10
    • Formula 1 Championship runner-up: 2 (2019, 2020)
    • Karting Finnish Champion: 2006
    • Formula Renault World Champion: 2008
    • GP3 Series Champion: 2011
    • Formula 3 Euro Series Champion: 2012

Valtteri Bottas continues to be a force to be reckoned with in Formula One, and his dedication and talent are sure to lead him to further success in the years ahead.

These 1:18 scale replicas will be a great addition to any model collection. Models are hand painted and are made of cast Resin. Photo etched parts, tampo printing and waterslide decals are used to achieve the clear, crisp detail. Hand Painted and polished to a beautiful finish, these models are exceptionally accurate in scale and shape