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No reason to leave Williams in 2015 - Bottas

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Valtteri Bottas sees no reason to look for a drive elsewhere next season and is confident Williams will only improve in 2015.

Bottas has scored three podiums for Williams this year after the team tapped into a rich vein of form with its FW36 ahead of the summer break. Bottas' impressive performances have raised his stock in the driver market, but he says he has no plans to leave his current team.

"I don't see a reason to look around at this moment, but it's too early to say and it's better to wait for confirmation," he said. "We will speak when we have something to say.

"I really think this team is not at its peak yet. The direction is right and I'm confident this team can be better than what we've seen this year. I'm really confident here and wouldn't mind continuing."

After scoring just five points in 2013, Williams is fourth in the constructors' championship with 135 after just 11 races this season. Bottas said the team's progress this year is positive for the future.

"It's a big step. We aimed to be better but it has been a positive surprise how competitive we have been at times. I'm really happy for how much we have improved this season also. From the first race in Melbourne to this race we are a much stronger team and a much better team. There is only one way that can go and that's to get better."

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