SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
Bottas gets married in Helsinki
Valtteri Bottas has enjoyed an exciting preparation for this weekend's Singapore grand prix.
Turun Sanomat, a Finnish newspaper, reports that the 27-year-old Williams driver married his long-term girlfriend Emilia Pikkarainen in Helsinki in the days after Monza.
The newspaper published a photo of the happy bride and groom, and explained that a couple of famous Finns attended the ceremony -- former F1 drivers Mika Hakkinen and Heikki Kovalainen.
Now listed in Wikipedia with the married name Emilia Bottas, Emilia is a professional Finnish swimmer who holds national records in the butterfly stroke.
Valtteri Bottas recently watched his then fiance compete at the recent Rio Olympics.
Other married F1 drivers include Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean, Nico Rosberg and Bottas' current teammate, Felipe Massa.