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Valtteri Bottas Turns Naked Obsession Into Noble Cause as $100K Collection Reaches Ryan Reynolds Backed Charity

Published 11/20/2023, 8:53 AM EST

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It is no secret that Finnish driving superstar Valtteri Bottas‘ commitment goes beyond the F1 grid. Coming off as no surprise, the former Mercedes driver decided to continue his philanthropic streak. In a unique move that supports a charity that Wrexham co-owner, Ryan Reynolds also backs, Bottas recently broke away from the conventional way. He recently launched a daring PG-13 picture nude calendar titled ‘BOTTASS,’ showcasing a more intimate side of the Finnish racing sensation.

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Since his departure from Mercedes to join Alfa Romeo in 2022, Bottas has been capturing attention with his laid-back and free-spirited persona. This latest venture, the ‘BOTTASS’ is a calendar that’s priced at $20. This offers fans an exclusive glimpse into the life of the 34-year-old driver. The calendar includes striking images of Bottas in various poses. $5 from each purchase will be going towards Prostate Cancer research and other initiatives led by the Movember Charity.

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The idea behind the unconventional calendar stems from Bottas’ commitment to supporting men’s health awareness. Movember Charity, a prominent advocate in this field, focuses on mental health, suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer. By aligning his calendar with Movember, Bottas aims to leverage his public image to raise funds for these crucial causes. They have recently crossed the $100,000 mark and the sale doesn’t stop anytime soon!

Notably, this isn’t the first time Bottas has bared it all for the public eye. Last year, he caused quite a stir on social media. He shared a picture of himself skinny dipping during a trip to Aspen, Colorado. The daring move definitely showcased his carefree attitude. However, it also hinted at his willingness to embrace vulnerability for a good cause.


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Adding a touch of humor to the story, Bottas gifted the skinny-dipping picture to his former Mercedes teammate, Lewis Hamilton. This same image is also featured in the ‘BOTTASS’ calendar.


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Bottas’ positive impact beyond Formula 1

The decision to collaborate with Movember Charity further underscores Bottas’ commitment to making a positive impact beyond the realm of Formula 1. The charity’s multifaceted approach to men’s health aligns with Bottas’ desire to address various aspects of well-being; from physical health concerns like prostate cancer to the often-overlooked issues of mental health and suicide prevention.

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For fans eager to support the cause, head on over to to purchase the calendar. Beyond the racetrack, the Finnish driver continues to break barriers, proving that a charitable heart can be as bold as a racing spirit.


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Written by:

Anirudh Kidambi


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Hey there! I am Anirudh, your seasoned wordsmith. With over three years in the game, I am not just a writer, I am a passionate scribe with an insatiable curiosity that fuels my every word. My passion for American sports centers around Indycar, a love I discovered in 2018.
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Akash Pandhare