Valtteri Bottas believes Williams is going to deliver the perfect race in the near future after being hampered by a lack of telemetry during the Chinese Grand Prix
Felipe Massa admits he is “frustrated” after a team pit stop error cost him any chance of points in the Chinese Grand Prix
Felipe Massa insists back luck has robbed Williams the chance to live up to its pre-season potential after a botched pit stop ruined his race in China
Williams' Valtteri Bottas finished seventh and Felipe Massa 15th in the Chinese Grand Prix. The team especially rues the pitstop error on Felipe Massa's first stop as that may well have cost them a lot of valuable points.
There were points in the Chinese Grand Prix for Valtteri Bottas and Daniil Kvyat while Jenson Button finished up 11th…
Felipe Massa sees no reason why Williams cannot be mixing it with F1 big guns Red Bull and Ferrari in the Chinese Grand Prix.
Williams’s form in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix has proved that the team has banished its wet weather Formula 1 woes, claim its drivers
Williams' Felipe Massa qualified sixth and Valtteri Bottas seventh for tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix in a rain affected session. Both cars showed improved performance in the wet conditions, and despite the changeable weather, the team feel positive for tomorrow's race.
There was yet another pole position for Lewis Hamilton in China where he beat Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel…
Daniel Ricciardo went fastest for Red Bull in a damp final practice session in China on Saturday morning, as several leading runners opted not to set a lap time. Friday pacesetters Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton, and championship leader Nico Rosberg, spent the majoirty of the session in the pits as Williams’ Felipe Massa claimed second and the Lotus of Romain Grosjean took third
Felipe Nasr tells Crash.net exclusively his confidence at Williams is growing but fears young drivers are losing out on track time due to the new regulations
Felipe Nasr tells Crash.net exclusively his confidence at Williams is growing but fears young drivers are losing out on track time due to the new regulations
Norman Mailer once likened Mohammad Ali to the Prince of Heaven. Some of the articles about Susie Wolff, the Williams test driver of all things, have been only moderately less gushing.
Marco Mattiacci arrives from commercial side of Ferrari operation and is unencumbered with Formula One baggageEveryone liked Stefano Domenicali. That was the problem. Ferrari’s team principal was a nice man …
Felipe Massa says successful updates to the FW36 should give Williams confidence about developing the car for the rest of the season
Valtteri Bottas is bullish about Williams’ prospects this year and has said that while they have had a good start to F1 2014, they can still do better.
Felipe Massa says there is noticeably less pressure on him as a driver at Williams than there was at Ferrari, with more distractions at the road car manufacturer
Felipe Massa believes Williams is no longer in the position it was at the start of the season and admits two podium chances have slipped through his fingers so far this season
She has been involved in the development of the Williams car for the past two seasons and can be seen most Grand Prix weekends in the team’s motorhome
Williams development driver who’s been making male rivals cry in touring-car racing has her eye on the British Grand Prix
Williams could be hampered by forecast wet weather during qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after similar struggles in Australia and Malaysia
Rob Smedley says there is “no panic” at Williams, despite missing chances to score podiums in the first three races of the new Formula 1 season.
Rob Smedley says there is “no panic” at Williams, despite missing chances to score podiums in the first three races of the new Formula 1 season.
After a scintillating, breathless race in Bahrain, the F1 community travels east once more for the fourth round of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai discuss their prospects for the event
After a scintillating, breathless race in Bahrain, the F1 community travels east once more for the fourth round of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai discuss their prospects for the event
Williams Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas is already the “real deal” as a racer, according to the team’s new head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley.
After a scintillating, breathless race in Bahrain, the F1 community travels east once more for the fourth round of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai discuss their prospects for the event
Felipe Nasr says he used the tyre test in Bahrain on Wednesday for his own F1 development as much as Pirelli’s after completing all of Williams’ running on Wednesday
2014 Bahrain in-season test: April 8-9, 2014 PIRELLI COMPLETES FIRST IN-SEASON TEST USING 2014 CARS CATERHAM, MERCEDES AND WILLIAMS EACH DEVOTE A DAY OF TESTING TO PIRELLI, TRYING OUT TYRES FOR 2015 HAMILTON SETS FASTEST TIME ON NEW PIRELLI EXPERIMENTAL TYRE Sakhir, 9 aprile 2014 – Pirelli has completed the first in-season test using the current 2014 cars: an innovation for this year designed to help the Italian tyre-maker develop suitable tyres for the latest-generation Formula One cars. A total of eight new constructions and six new compounds were tested during the two days: split between Caterham on Tuesday then Mercedes and Williams on Wednesday. Only one variable was tested at a time, so if a new compound was being tested, then the construction would be the current one (and vice versa).
Felipe Massa now has the “freedom of headspace” to achieve his full potential, according to his old race engineer and Williams’ head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley
Valtteri Bottas is sure Williams hasn t missed its best chance of success this season after failing to finish on the podium in the opening three races
Valtteri Bottas is sure Williams hasn’t missed its best chance of success this season after failing to finish on the podium in the opening three races
BBC Sport F1 analyst Allan McNish looks at why Williams and Ferrari are struggling to fulfil their potential after three races
After their strong winter testing form, many were tipping Williams for instant glory in 2014. It hasn’t quite worked out that way, but the team are very much back among the frontrunners.
The Williams Formula 1 drivers reckon they could have finished higher up in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix had the FW36 been kinder on its rear tyres.
The Williams Formula 1 drivers reckon they could have finished higher up in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix had the FW36 been kinder on its rear tyres.
The third round of the 2014 season was outstanding in every sense, from Mercedes’ breathless intra-team battle for victory to Force India springing a surprise and surging onto the final step of the podium. There were fights throughout the order: Daniel Ricciardo rescued fourth for Red Bull, while Williams’ Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas hounded four-time champion Sebastian Vettel – and each other – in the fight for sixth
The Bahrain Grand Prix was a classic with plenty of strong performances throughout the field. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg put on quite a show in their fight for the win, but so did the Force India drivers, the Williams drivers and Red Bull drivers among others. So who was your Driver of the Day
2014 Bahrain Grand Prix – Race MIXED TYRE STRATEGIES AND SAFETY CAR CENTRAL TO LEAD BATTLES PERFORMANCE GAP BETWEEN MEDIUM AND SOFT TYRES DROPS AS TRACK TEMPERATURES FALL DURING THE EVENING RACE FROM TUESDAY, CATERHAM, MERCEDES AND WILLIAMS WILL TEST TYRES FOR PIRELLI IN BAHRAIN Sakhir, April 6, 2014 – Tyre strategy was central to one of the most closely fought grands prix in recent history, with a thrilling finale set up by a safety car when there were just 10 laps left to go. After the restart, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton led on the medium tyre from his team mate Nico Rosberg, who used a different two-stop strategy to finish the race on the faster soft tyre. Despite having a tyre that was theoretically slower, Hamilton was able to hold off Rosberg – who set the fastest lap – to take back-to-back victories
Williams' Felipe Massa finished seventh and Valtteri Bottas eighth in the first night race to be held in Bahrain, bringing home another 10 points for the team.
McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says the team is definitely in a strong position despite being outqualified by a Williams and Force India in Bahrain
After Williams stuttered their way through the opening two races of the season, Valtteri Bottas reckons they can finally make good on their potential in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas believes Williams can prove it is best of the rest in Bahrain and deliver the maiden podium of his career
Lee McKenzie is joined by 13-time grand prix winner David Coulthard and Williams Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams for Inside F1 following qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified fourth and Felipe Massa eighth in the first ever night qualifying session in Bahrain. Following Ricciardo's 10-place penalty from the Malaysian GP, Valtteri will start third with Felipe seventh in tomorrow's race.
Nico Rosberg claimed his third pole position of the season at the Bahrain GP ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo…
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Felipe talks through his first practice session with WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING in Bahrain
Lewis Hamilton completed a clean sweep of fastest practice times in Bahrain as he once again headed Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg on Saturday afternoon. The pair were split by just over one tenth of a second, with Force India’s Sergio Perez their closest challenger in third. Meanwhile, late surges from Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa thrust the Williams duo into fourth and fifth respectively
Team representatives – Luigi Fraboni (Ferrari), Remi Taffin (Renault Sport F1), Robert (Bob) Fernley (Force India), Pat Symonds (Williams), Adrian Newey (Red Bull Racing), Paddy Lowe (Mercedes) Q: Bob, could I start with you. It looks like you’re in the battle again here this weekend behind the Mercedes
Amid the ongoing debate over whether F1′s 2014 ‘rules reset’ has done more harm than good, Williams’ Pat Symonds has argued that the sport should collectively start ‘focusing on the positives’ of the changes.