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Valtteri Bottas let loose in Damon Hill’s Williams FW18

Submitted by on November 2, 2014

Valtteri Bottas driving the Williams FW18Damon Hill drove this very car to a stunning F1 World Championship in 1996, one of Williams’ greatest moments. Today we watch their current star driver Valtteri Bottas let loose behind the wheel. In 1996 Damon Hill won no less than eight Formula One Grands Prix. He placed second twice and his worst finishing position in a race he completed was fifth. By the conclusion of the season he was almost 20 points ahead of second placed Rothmans Williams team mate Jacques Villeneuve, and it was clear that the FW18 was the car of the season.

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Fast forward 18 years and current Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is doing great things. In this video we see Bottas given the opportunity to jump behind the wheel of Hill’s old FW18 and go for a scream around Silverstone. Awesome!

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Valtteri Bottas is currently in fourth place in the 2014 Formula One World Championship. He drives the Williams FW36.

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