Bottas seeks more sponsors for 2013 Williams race seat 2 September, 2012 Sep.2 (GMM) Valtteri Bottas has admitted that an influx of sponsorship would boost his chances of making his race debut for Williams in 2013. Earlier reports from Finland said the British team’s 22-year-old reserve driver has been asked to put together more money to compete with Bruno Senna’s millions. “Some gestures from Finland would help him a lot,” said Toto Wolff, who is not only a Williams shareholder and executive director but also Bottas’ manager. The highly-regarded Finn already brings some sponsors from his native country, but when asked about his chances of moving up the pecking order at Williams in 2013 he said in Belgium: “I sure hope that the cooperation with Williams will continue. “I’ve been here for a few years and I like it. I know all the people and how the team operates – yes, it would be a big help,” he is quoted by the MTV3 broadcaster. Bottas said he does not want to have to spend another year on the reserve bench. “Definitely the next step in my career is a race driver’s seat,” he said. “I haven’t competed this year at all. Another year without that might be too much; I could lose the feeling,” explained Bottas. More money from Finland would be the answer. “Of course it would help; it’s a bonus for the team,” he admitted. Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsWilliams appoint Nielsen as sporting managerMassa: I hope we can fight for the title in 2015Williams scoops another Lotus sponsorWilliams and Avanade announce new partnershipWilliams confirm Wolff as test driver for 2015Cash strapped Lotus lose sponsor to WilliamsWilliams announces new partnership with RexonaWilliams: Next year is about taking the fight to MercedesWilliams celebrate best finish for 11 yearsGlock says Williams duo are Rosberg’s best hope for title Kimi4WDC Any team who will snatch him will be a winner.