Lewis Hamilton held his advantage over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in FP2, although just 0.083s separated the two title contenders on Friday evening in Abu Dhabi. McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen was just over half a second down in third, with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel edging Williams’ Valtteri Bottas for fourth. Fernando Alonso failed to set a time after his Ferrari rolled to a halt early on
The Williams Formula 1 team says a different cooling configuration caused the bodywork problem on its cars in opening Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice
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Valtteri Bottas says that, if Williams can build on its progress and performance this year, there is no reason why it cannot do better still in 2015.
Felipe Massa hopes he can play a part in shaping the destiny of this year’s World Championship although the Brazilian says he doesn’t care who wins.
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Williams have launched a new engineering academy in a bid to nurture the next generation of F1 engineers. The scheme, launched in conjunction with team partners Randstad and F1 in Schools, will see Williams mentor up to 10 students each year in a long-term extra-curricular programme
Williams have launched a new engineering academy in a bid to nurture the next generation of F1 engineers. The scheme, launched in conjunction with team partners Randstad and F1 in Schools, will see Williams mentor up to 10 students each year in a long-term extra-curricular programme
The decisive final round of the season sees the F1 teams head to the striking desert setting of the Yas Marina Circuit, where either Lewis Hamilton or Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be crowned world champion. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix discuss their prospects
The decisive final round of the season sees the F1 teams head to the striking desert setting of the Yas Marina Circuit, where either Lewis Hamilton or Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be crowned world champion. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix discuss their prospects
Caterham Formula One team will race in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, administrator Smith & Williamson has confirmed.
F1 faces a new threat as the EU wants alcohol sponsorship banned with Eurocare saying it sends “mixed messages”…
Nico Rosberg is pinning his hopes of championship success on a Williams getting ahead of his title rival Lewis Hamilton at the final round of the season in Abu Dhabi
While most eyes will be on the Mercedes title fight next weekend, the Abu Dhabi season finale also represents Williams’ last chance to add a race win to what has already been their best campaign in over a decade. And it’s a chance they are determined to take. Deputy team principal Claire Williams speaks about the team’s 2014 turnaround, their plans for a 2016 championship challenge, and why they could yet play ‘kingmaker’ at Yas Marina
Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says he is “upset with himself” for not doing more to prevent Felipe Massa accidentally driving through McLaren’s pit during the Brazilian Grand Prix
Williams head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley says the team showed “great resolve” in holding on to a podium in the Brazilian Grand Prix
Williams’ Felipe Massa overcame the odds to secure his second podium of the season in front of a home crowd in Brazil.
The Williams Formula 1 team says loose seatbelts and severe rear tyre wear spoiled the Brazilian Grand Prix for Valtteri Bottas
Williams driver Felipe Massa says he is delighted after fighting back from some misfortune to claim a podium finish at his home race in Interlagos.
Williams did have its fair share of bad luck at Brazil, but Felipe Massa still secured a wonderful podium finish in front of his home crowd, despite a penalty for speeding in the pitlane. Valtteri Bottas was nowhere near the podium as a seatbelt issue delayed him considerably at his first pitstop. He finished 10th.
Felipe Massa got a bigger cheer on the Interlagos podium than race winner Nico Rosberg and runner-up Lewis Hamilton managed, although it was touch and go during Sunday’s race whether the local hero would actually make it.
Drivers: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 2 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), 3 – Felipe Massa (Williams) PODIUM INTERVIEWS Q: Nico, what a fantastic race you did. I was really impressed with all your performance
The 18 drivers have their say on the race at Interlagos where after 71 laps of action Nico Rosberg took victory.
Nico Rosberg was back to winning ways in Brazil, beating team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the chequered flag while Felipe Massa was third…
Nico Rosberg kept his title hopes alive by resisting the challenge of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to take his fifth win of the season in Sao Paulo on Sunday. Behind the closely matched Silver Arrows duo, Felipe Massa delighted the home fans by taking third for Williams, with McLaren’s Jenson Button and Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel completing the top five
The Williams Formula 1 team says a fuel pressure problem compromised Felipe Massa’s final run in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix
Williams' Felipe Massa qualified third and Valtteri Bottas fourth for tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix. Both drivers were pushing the Mercedes cars hard for a front row position, but neither driver was able to complete a clean final flying lap in Q3.
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg needs a perfect weekend in Brazil and thus far he’s had it, topping every session, including all three phases of qualifying, albeit by only a fraction from team mate Lewis Hamilton in the final Q3 tussle. Sunday could, however, see a close race as the Silver Arrows’ aerodynamic advantages over Williams are less effective on a short, smooth track like Interlagos. Much could also depend on the unpredictability of the weather, with drizzle expected at times tomorrow afternoon
Sebastian Vettel says Williams were simply too quick for Red Bull during qualifying at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday
Sebastian Vettel expects the top four positions to be out of reach for Red Bull in the Brazilian Grand Prix unless it rains on Sunday
Sebastian Vettel expects the top four positions to be out of reach for Red Bull in the Brazilian Grand Prix unless it rains on Sunday
Jenson Button is determined to keep the Mercedes and Williams drivers honest at the Brazilian GP, adding he wants to pounce should they slip up…
Drivers: 1 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes); 2 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 3 – Felipe Massa (Williams) TV UNILATERAL Q: Nico, fastest in all practice sessions, fastest in all qualifying sessions, I guess you would call that a perfect job? How are you feeling? Nico Rosberg: Perfect job only if it works out tomorrow
A frustrated Williams team have admitted qualifying in Brazil was a bit of a “missed opportunity” to beat Mercedes to pole position.
Williams admit qualifying in Brazil was a bit of a “missed opportunity” to beat Mercedes to pole position.
Jenson Button said he’s very happy to qualify fifth for the Brazilian GP and is “ready to pounce” if the Mercedes and Williams cars lining up ahead come to grief in Sunday’s race.
Lewis Hamilton, the Sunday specialist, will have to pass Nico Rosberg to win the Brazilian Grand Prix after the German drove the fastest lap ever at Interlagos.
Nico Rosberg collected his 10th pole position of the season in Sao Paulo on Saturday afternoon, but it was close – the German lapped just 0.033s quicker than championship rival and Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton. And Williams were in on the fight too, as local favourite Felipe Massa claimed third, just ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas, followed by the McLaren of Jenson Button and the Red Bull of Sebastian Vettel
Nico Rosberg collected his 10th pole position of the season in Sao Paulo on Saturday afternoon, but it was close – the German lapped just 0.033s quicker than championship rival and Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton. And Williams were in on the fight too, as local favourite Felipe Massa claimed third, just ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas, followed by the McLaren of Jenson Button and the Red Bull of Sebastian Vettel
Nico Rosberg claimed his tenth pole position of this season, beating Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Brazilian GP. Felipe Massa was third…
Nico Rosberg secured pole position by just 0.033s over his team mate Lewis Hamilton. The session was tense at the front, with Williams close to securing pole as well. Behind the Mercedes front row on the grid, Bottas will start from third, ahead of home hero Felipe Massa.
Nico Rosberg completed a hat-trick of fastest practice times as he once again headed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in the third and final practice session at Interlagos on Saturday morning. Behind the Silver Arrows drivers, who both lapped faster than Juan Pablo Montoya’s 2004 lap record, were the Williams duo of home favourite Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas
Brazilian Friday press conference with Red Bull’s Paul Monaghan, Ferrari’s Pat Fry, Pirelli’s Paul Hembery, Williams’s Rob Smedley and McLaren’s Sam Michael
Team representatives – Paul Monaghan (Red Bull Racing), Pat Fry (Ferrari), Paul Hembery (Pirelli) Rob Smedley (Williams), Sam Michael (McLaren) Q: Paul Hembery, if we could start with you? Interesting day today to say the least.
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Jacques Villeneuve’s 1996 Williams FW18 is shaken down by the Williams F1 team’s Heritage division. This is chassis 3, which won the British, Hungarian and Portuguese Grands Prix, shaken down today by Karun Chandhok.
Valtteri Bottas believes Williams could be able to challenge Mercedes for pole position at the Brazilian Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg headed Lewis Hamilton for another Mercedes one-two as three red flags disrupted the second practice session in Sao Paulo on Friday afternoon. Kimi Raikkonen put Ferrari third, ahead of Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and the Williams duo of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, but the other Ferrari of Fernando Alonso ground prematurely to a halt with flames coming from its rear, causing one of the stoppages
Nico Rosberg proved he is unwilling to allow Lewis Hamilton to ride roughshod all over him by turning in a dominant day of practice ahead of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.
The administrators at Caterham have launched a crowd-funding project in a bid to get the cash-strapped team on the grid for the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.
Nico Rosberg finished ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the first practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday.