MOTORSPORT: Bottas claims podium finish in Belgium

Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas

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Valtteri Bottas finished third for the Grove-based Williams team in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps.

Daniel Ricciardo took victory for Red Bull, with Nico Rosberg second in a Mercedes.

Bottas's teammate, Felipe Massa, finished 13th.

It was a poor afternoon for the Enstone-based Lotus team, with Pastor Maldonado retiring on the first lap, and Romain Grosjean's race finishing on lap 33.

Max Chilton was 16th in a Banbury-based Marussia, with teammate Jules Bianchi 18th.

Marcus Ericsson, driving for the Leafield-based Caterham outfit, was sandwiched in between the pair in 17th.

His teammate, Andre Lotterer, retired on the first lap.

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