Williams driver Valtteri Bottas thinks he got the "maximum" result possible after finishing fifth in the Singapore Grand Prix.

Bottas qualified seventh at the Marina Bay Circuit, but gained two places during the race, jumping Red Bull Racing's Daniil Kvyat during the final round of stops and also benefitting when Mercedes man Lewis Hamilton lost power on lap 26 and dropped back before eventually retiring.

Speaking after the event, the 13th round in the 2015 F1 World Championship, Bottas also added that his pit crew did an "amazing job" during the stops.

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"It was a good race for me," Bottas said. "The start was good, the pace was a little bit better than we expected. I could put a bit of pressure on the guys in front and undercut some people.

"The pit crew did an amazing job today under pressure. We did what we had to, got our heads down and took our opportunities.

"This was the maximum result today so I'm pleased."

Meanwhile, Rob Smedley, Williams' head of performance engineering, felt that Bottas' performance was very good: "It was an excellent race for Valtteri today. He showed great pace and the gap from qualifying disappeared, so we were fighting with Kvyat and [Nico] Rosberg throughout the race," Smedley noted.

"We also made good strategic calls, when Kvyat pitted we stayed out knowing a safety car could come at any time, and we got ahead of him."