F1 driver remained in the United States following the inaugural event in Miami, taking time to travel with his partner Tiffany Cromwell, a professional cyclist.
During his travels, Bottas went for a dip in a stream in Aspen, Colorado and posted a picture with his bare-bottom peeking out of the water, which went viral and led to a fresh idea that left the experienced Formula One racer confused.After causing a stir on social media, Bottas partnered with photographer and creative Paul Ripke to do a special one-day-only run of prints of the photo to raise money for charity - and it was a huge success, with over 5,000 images sold.The sales raised more than €50k (£42k) for charity but Bottas was left confused by the success of the stunt and, when asked how he felt that 5,000 people owned a picture of his backside, he admitted it was 'weird'.“I still haven't signed any, maybe in autograph session tomorrow, maybe I'll see some," he said. "I was seeing some photos of people taking pictures, some have it in their living room or kitchen or bedroom.
What is incredible that that's like the power of social media. Like we got €50,000 for charity in 24 hours with a picture of somebody's bum like this.Read more on dailystar.co.uk