Daniel Ricciardo feels team-mate and four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel’s desire for a new challenge was the driving force behind his decision to quit Red Bull for Ferrari at the end of the season.
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WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING held a day at Silverstone to give partners and a guests a close-up experience of the F1 team. Drivers Felipe Massa, Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Nasr and Susie Wolff were on call to drive the 2014 FW36, the 1996 world championship-winning FW18 of Damon Hill and the 1983 FW08C of world champion Keke Rosberg. There were also passenger ride hot laps in Mercedes Benz AMGs, a pitstop challenge, racing simulator, full event hospitality and the drivers, Claire and Mike also took part in a Question of Sport quiz game.
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WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING drivers Felipe Massa, Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Nasr and Susie Wolff give a handful of lucky, lucky people and thrilling ride around Silverstone
Caterham Sports Ltd has  gone into Administration. The London-based  Smith & Williamson accountancy firm of Moorgate, London has been named at the administrator. The good stat were previously seized by the  The Sheriffs Office have been passed to the administrator
Williams development driver Susie Wolff will become the first female driver to compete in the Race of Champions (ROC) this year
Jenson Button’s manager has hinted that the 2009 world champion is ready to turn his back on Formula One. McLaren are openly pursuing a reunion with Fernando Alonso.
Pirelli has decided to bring softer tyres to the Brazilian Grand Prix, due to further analysis of the resurfaced track layout. Earlier this week Williams driver Felipe Massa had called the choice of medium and hard compounds for his home race at Interlagos “dangerous” and “unacceptable”.
Pirelli has decided to bring softer tyres to the Brazilian Grand Prix, due to further analysis of the resurfaced track layout. Earlier this week Williams driver Felipe Massa had called the choice of medium and hard compounds for his home race at Interlagos “dangerous” and “unacceptable”.
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have called on tyre manufacturer Pirelli to improve the performance of their wet-weather tyre in order to make Formula One safer.
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have called on tyre manufacturer Pirelli to improve the performance of their wet-weather tyre in order to make Formula One safer.
With the Italian team starved of success for the last six campaigns, new chairman Sergio Marchionne is willing to do whatever it takes to return Ferrari to former glories.
Ferrari have ended speculation surrounding Fernando Alonso’s future – with their outgoing president confirming he will cut short his contract at the end of the season.
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Williams Martini Racing reserve driver Felipe Nasr samples Keke Rosberg’s 1983 FW08C, at the team’s 2014 Partner Day at Silverstone. Williams Martini Racing
Ferrari have ended speculation surrounding Fernando Alonso’s future – with their outgoing president confirming he will cut short his contract at the end of the season.
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Williams Martini Racing development driver Susie Wolff at the wheel of our current F1 car, the FW36, at the team’s 2014 Partner Day at Silverstone. Williams Martini Racing
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Williams Martini Racing driver Valtteri Bottas is let loose in the FW18, Damon Hill’s 1996 world championship-winning car, at the team’s 2014 Partner Day at Silverstone. Williams Martini Racing
Williams head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley believes an engine unfreeze in F1 would lead to status quo at large cost
It is nine days since Bianchi sustained brain injuries following an horrific accident during the Japanese Grand Prix and the 25-year-old remains in a critical condition in hospital.
It is nine days since Bianchi sustained brain injuries following an horrific accident during the Japanese Grand Prix and the 25-year-old remains in a critical condition in hospital.
It is nine days since Bianchi sustained brain injuries following an horrific accident during the Japanese Grand Prix and the 25-year-old remains in a critical condition in hospital.
Felipe Massa has labelled Pirelli’s tyre choice for the Brazilian Grand Prix as “dangerous”, arguing the compounds are too hard for the circuit
The Williams Formula 1 team admits it was caught out by Mercedes’ tyre life in Valtteri Bottas and Nico Rosberg’s Russian Grand Prix battle
Nico Rosberg staged a remarkable recovery drive to finish second in Sochi on Sunday, but was left lamenting the opening-lap error which forced him into the pits and helped Mercedes team mate and race winner Lewis Hamilton open up a 17-point championship lead. Williams’ Valtteri Bottas was the only driver able to threaten the Silver Arrows, while a resurgent McLaren claimed their best team result since the 2014 season-opener in Australia
Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso gave a teasing hint about his Formula One future by saying the decision would seem obvious once announced and he was unlikely to drive for a Mercedes-powered team.
Drivers: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes); 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) Q: What a wonderful race guys – thank you very much. I know Lewis you are a real fan of Russia, of Russian racing. Now you’ve won the first Russian Grand Prix in 100 years exactly.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas finished third and Felipe Massa 11th in today’s Russian Grand Prix. As Valtteri drove consistently to his fifth podium of the season, Felipe got stuck in traffic and failed to make it into the points following an early pitstop.
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas described the way his tyres worked as he gave vain chase to Formula 1 rival Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in the Russian Grand Prix as “weird”
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas gets another podium in Russia and moves from sixth to fourth in the 2014 F1 Drivers Championship ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso
The 21 drivers have their say on the 53 laps of action in Sochi where Lewis Hamilton took victory and Mercedes sealed the Constructors’ Championship.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the drivers’ championship to 17 points as he enjoyed a comfortable victory at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton is bidding to extend his lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship with his fourth consecutive victory. 
Lewis Hamilton is bidding to extend his lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship with his fourth consecutive victory. 
Lewis Hamilton claimed victory in the inaugural Russian Grand Prix on Sunday, while Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg charged back after an early error to finish second – securing an historic first constructors’ crown for the Silver Arrows. Williams’ Valtteri Bottas rounded out the podium trio, while McLaren duo Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen were fourth and fifth
Lewis Hamilton clinched his ninth win of this season ahead of Nico Rosberg while Valtteri Bottas completed the podium at the Russian GP…
Lewis Hamilton is bidding to extend his lead in the Formula One drivers’ championship with his fourth consecutive victory. 
From the potential of Williams’ Valtteri Bottas to challenge Mercedes to the prospect of a career-best performance from home favourite Daniil Kvyat, and from the likelihood of lots of overtaking to the possibility of safety cars ruining strategy, we break down the key themes to watch for in the 2014 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix
Michael Schumacher is ‘waking up very slowly’ following the skiing accident which left him with horrific brain injuries, it emerged today.
The unprecedented instruction was sent to the teams in an email on Saturday ahead of the Russian Grand Prix – a stricture that has never before been issued for the attendance of a president.
Jolyon Palmer became the first Brit since Lewis Hamilton to win the GP2 title before setting his sights on competing in Formula One.
A fuel pressure problem during qualifying will see Felipe Massa start from 18th on the grid at Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix and his Williams team replace the fuel system overnight
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified third and Felipe Massa eighteenth for tomorrow’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix. While Valtteri only narrowly missed out on a front row grid slot, Felipe was hampered by a fuel pressure problem that made it impossible to do better.
Yet again it was Valtteri Bottas in the Williams who represented Mercedes’ greatest challenge in qualifying in Sochi, where the track’s grip and smoothness ensured minimal tyre degradation. As a result, one-stop strategies look like a distinct possibility for Sunday’s race, especially as the narrowness of the pit lane has led the FIA to reduce the speed limit there to 60km/h. We take a team-by-team look at Saturday’s form in Russia
In final practice on Saturday morning in Russia, McLaren’s strong Friday form appeared to have deserted them. Thankfully it returned in the afternoon, enabling Jenson Button to qualify an impressive fourth, beaten only by the two Mercedes and Williams’ Valtteri Bottas. The team are indeed in good shape, says Button, though he doesn’t expect an easy race in Sochi
The Williams Formula 1 team does not believe Valtteri Bottas could have beaten Lewis Hamilton to pole for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg put a brave face on it. ‘Lewis was quicker today, all weekend, really,’ he conceded after Hamilton dealt another psychological blow in this season’s title race.
Drivers: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 2 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) Q: Lewis, congratulations on a superb pole today. Tell us what you feel about pole position for this race, this first ever Russian Grand Prix and how important is it to be on pole around here?
A rueful Valtteri Bottas admitted pushing too hard at the start of his final qualifying lap led to the mistakes which cost the chance of stunning the Mercedes’ in Sochi.
Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix to claim the 38th pole position of his Formula One career, but only after a major error from Williams’ Valtteri Bottas.
Lewis Hamilton continued his domination of the inaugural Russian Grand Prix to claim the 38th pole position of his Formula One career, but only after a major error from Williams’ Valtteri Bottas.
Lewis Hamilton’s eighth pole position of the season was also his most dominant as he ended Saturday with an advantage over team mate Nico Rosberg that seemed bigger than the two tenths of a second described by the stopwatch. But the other eye-catching performances came from Valtteri Bottas, their for Williams and Toro Rosso’s Danill […]