Formula One: Venezuelan upset after Williams team-mate Bottas tops Q1 while he can only go 18th fastest.
Formula One’s £29million man Pastor Maldonado has accused his British team Williams of sabotaging his car in qualifying for Sunday’s US Grand Prix.
Williams has rubbished suggestions from Pastor Maldonado that it deliberately hampered his chances in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix.
Williams have rejected claims from their driver Pastor Maldonado that they sabotaged his car in United States GP qualifying.
Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez and Marussia’s Max Chilton have both been handed penalties by race stewards for impeding during the Q1 part of qualifying in Austin on Saturday. Gutierrez – who qualified in 10th place – has been given a 10-place grid penalty for blocking the Williams of Pastor Maldonado and will now start 20th on the grid
Pastor Maldonado has suggested the tyre pressures on his car were set incorrectly by his Williams team ahead of qualifying for the United States Grand Prix
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified ninth with Pastor Maldonado 18th for tomorrow's United States Grand Prix. After the session, Maldonado accused Williams of not probably setting up his car, something the team itself later firmly denied.
Valtteri Bottas admits to being disappointed with his qualifying position for Sunday’s USGP, despite surpassing Williams’ usual performance.
Pastor Maldonado hints at dirty tricks on his side of the Williams garage after failing to progress beyond the first round of qualifying in Austin.
Sebastian Vettel on pipping Red Bull team mate Mark Webber to pole; Romain Grosjean on being best of the rest for Lotus; Sauber’s Nico Hulkenberg and Williams’ Valtteri Bottas on their impressive showings; Heikki Kovalainen on participating in his first qualifying session for nearly a year. All 22 drivers and senior team personnel report back on Saturday’s action in Austin
Claire Williams has insisted the Williams team would never sabotage one of their cars after Pastor Maldonado apparently accused team members of dirty tricks on his under-performing FW35.
There were top ten times in Saturday’s qualifying in Austin for Fernando Alonso, Sergio Perez and Valtteri Bottas…
Valtteri Bottas was a surprise pacesetter in Q1 at the USGP, but Williams team-mate Pastor Maldonado could not match his performance…
Bernie Ecclestone, the FIA and the team principals of the Formula One teams are currently discussing a number of radical proposals that should see costs in F1 dramatically reduced.
Williams have scored just a single point so far in 2013. It thus goes without saying that Claire Williams€ first season as deputy to team principal and father Frank has not been an easy one. However, having just signed one of the most successful and experienced drivers on the grid to help cope with 2014€s dramatic rule changes, she is convinced the future is bright for the legendary British squad
After lengthy delays caused by fog and problems with the medical helicopter, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso emerged with the quickest time in the opening practice session in the United States on Friday. The Spaniard lapped the Circuit of The Americas in Austin in 1m 38.343s to see off the challenge of McLaren’s Jenson Button, with Williams’ Valtteri Bottas a surprise third fastest
Following the announcement that Pastor Maldonado will leave Williams at the end of the current season, Sky Sports F1′s Ted Kravitz spoke to the South American about the nature of his departure, his future, and when a decision will be taken on his 2014 whereabouts…
Felipe Massa has revealed he was in talks with McLaren before signing for Williams for 2014
Felipe Massa has revealed that he held talks with several teams – including McLaren – prior to deciding to join Williams for the 2014 Formula 1 season
Drivers – Pastor Maldonado (Williams), Jules Bianchi (Marussia), Paul di Resta (Force India), Esteban Gutierrez (Sauber), Sergio Perez (McLaren). Q: Sergio, we know that you’re leaving McLaren, because you’ve told us that, and obviously we learned today who will be replacing you, but could you explain how this came about and particularly the timing? Sergio Perez: First of all, hi everyone
Pastor Maldonado says he “wanted to leave Williams” and that it was his decision to go, after the team sign Felipe Massa.
Facing the media in Austin on Thursday will be one man who has just earned a drive with Lotus, and two who have just lost drives with McLaren and Williams respectively. And on Friday it is the turn of senior technical personnel, including Red Bull’s Adrian Newey and Mercedes’ Paddy Lowe, to answer the questions. The line-ups in full
Pastor Maldonado says he is “very happy” to be leaving Williams at the end of the season after three years with the team
Round 18 of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the paddock return to the much-lauded Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, following its hugely successful inaugural race last season. Those involved in the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the coming weekend
Winter Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams on how she came to be competing in the Wales Rally of Great Britain
The “lightning quick” Dane looks to have pipped Sergio Perez to the spot as Felipe Massa announces his Williams deal
Williams have confirmed that Felipe Massa will drive for the British team next year, after the Grove outfit confirmed the departure of Pastor Maldonado.
Race engineer Rob Smedley is expected to follow Felipe Massa from Ferrari to Williams for the 2014 season…
Signing Felipe Massa is proof that Williams can return to winning ways, says deputy team principal Claire Williams.
FELIPE MASSA will follow in the footsteps of his Brazilian peers Nelson Piquet, Ayrton Senna and Rubens Barrichello when he sits behind the wheel of a Williams for the first time having signed for the team from Ferrari.
The Brazilian veteran is happy to be driving for another of the sport’s iconic teams while Jan Magnussen’s son isa young driver in demand
Formula One: Brazilian ends eight seasons with Ferrari and moves to British F1 team Williams for 2014.
Brazilian driver signs a three-year deal with the Oxfordshire-based team as they look to rebuild after a difficult season
The Williams F1 Team has announced that Felipe Massa will join the team to drive alongside Valtteri Bottas for the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
The Williams F1 Team has announced that Felipe Massa will join the team to drive alongside Valtteri Bottas for the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
• Brazilian has raced for Ferrari since 2006• Massa to replace Pastor MaldonadoFelipe Massa will drive for Williams next year, the Formula One team have finally confirmed. …
After weeks of speculation, Williams have confirmed that Felipe Massa will join them ahead of the 2014 Formula One season…
FERRARI driver Felipe Massa has signed a multi-year deal for Williams, it has been confirmed.
Williams have confirmed that Felipe Massa will drive for the Formula One team from next season.
Ferrari driver Felipe Massa will move to Williams next season as team-mate to 24-year-old Finn Valtteri Bottas.