Valtteri Bottas visited the Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team over Christmas.
The Finn who is expected to replace Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton’s team mate in 2017 had a seat fitting.
Bottas also held meetings with his new engineers and potential engineers during his visit to Brackley.
With Bottas set to join Mercedes, Felipe Massa is set to come out of retirement to replace Bottas at the Williams Martini Racing Team. It is believed that Mercedes backed Manor driver Pascal Wehrlein is being lined up to replace Felipe Nasr at the Sauber F1 Team for next season.