There were points in the Indian GP for Sergio Perez, Paul di Resta, Adrian Sutil and Daniel Ricciardo…
Valtteri Bottas and Pastor Maldonado both lose out thanks to traffic in qualifying for the Indian Grand Prix
Williams will suffer from slow pitstops in tomorrow’s Indian Grand Prix to ensure there is no repeat of its recent wheelnut problems.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified 15th with Pastor Maldonado 18th for tomorrow's Indian Grand Prix. Both drivers completed their final runs in Q1 on the soft tyre, and whilst Valtteri made it through to Q2, Pastor was hindered by traffic.
Williams is hit with a fine of €60,000 after Pastor Maldonado’s wheel issue in Friday practice in India
Even though a regulation change amended at the Singapore GP was set to prevent wheels from coming off, Williams' Pastor Maldonado had once again a problem with the right front wheel coming loose, and yet again that led to a fine issues by the FIA.
Williams are fined 60,000 euros (£51,000) for failing to secure a wheel on Pastor Maldonado’s car during Indian GP practice.
Williams fined for second time after failure to secure a wheel on Pastor Maldonado’s car during practice for Indian Grand Prix
Williams has been fined €60,000 for the second race weekend in a row after another wheel was incorrectly fitted to Pastor Maldonado’s car during practice for the Indian Grand Prix
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Williams have been fined €60,000 for the second time in as many races after the wheel nut on Pastor Maldonado’s right-front wheel came off during Practice Two at the Indian GP on Friday.
Williams has been fined 60,000 Euro for a front wheel fastener coming off Pastor Maldonado’s car during second free practice for the Indian Grand Prix.
Williams has been fined €60,000 by the FIA for an unsafe release of Pastor Maldonado in FP2 in India. A wheel nut came loose and rolled across the track after the Venezuelan left the pits. However the wheel – the … Continue reading →
Williams to look into the cause of the wheel issue suffered by Pastor Maldonado in Friday practice in India
Williams is investigating what caused a wheel nut to fall off Pastor Maldonado’s car during FP2 for the Indian Grand Prix
There were top ten times in Friday’s practice for the Indian GP for both McLaren drivers while Daniel Ricciardo missed out in 11th place…
Brazilian Felipe Massa has said he is in talks with Williams – among other teams – with regards a race seat for next season. The 32-year-old is in need of a drive after Ferrari chose to replace him with Finn Kimi Raikkonen, who is re-joining the Italian team alongside Fernando Alonso. “I’m talking with a few teams, including Williams,” said Massa.
Pastor Maldonado has further fuelled speculation he might switch teams next season after he confirmed there is no guarantee he will remain with Williams.
Ferrari reject Felipe Massa has confirmed Williams is one of the teams he is in discussions with as he looks to secure a drive for the 2014 F1 season.
Ferrari’s Felipe Massa has confirmed he is in talks with Williams, among other teams, for a race drive in 2014
Williams Formula 1 driver Pastor Maldonado insists he is not involved in an investigation into currency exchange fraud in his native Venezuela
Felipe Massa has confirmed he is in talks with Williams about a possible 2014 drive.
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Pastor Maldonado faces an uncertain future in F1, with rumours suggesting that he’s set to exit Williams and a looming funding crisis for all drivers sponsored by the Venezuelan government.
Round 16 of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the paddock make its third trip to the Buddh International Circuit in New Delhi. This year the exciting young venue could well stage its very first title decider. Those involved in the 2013 Formula 1 Airtel Indian Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the coming weekend
Round 16 of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the paddock make its third trip to the Buddh International Circuit in New Delhi. This year the exciting young venue could well stage its very first title decider. Those involved in the 2013 Formula 1 Airtel Indian Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the coming weekend
Pastor Maldonado has rubbished reports that he has been seeking a way out of Williams at the end of the season
Pastor Maldonado has played down talk of a rift between himself and Williams – and he insists that he will still be in F1 next year. Doubts have been cast over the future of PDVSA-backed drivers after some problems in … Continue reading →
The 1992 champion said drivers were “not jockeys” and that the move would discriminate against bigger competitiors
It has been clear for some time that things are happening at Williams F1. And the word is that Claire Williams and CEO Mike O’Driscoll have been in Venezuela in recent days, discussing the team’s sponsorship deal with the oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA). The deal, which is rumoured to be worth as … … Continue reading →
Williams’ rookie Valtteri Bottas may still be awaiting his first points finish in Formula One racing, but there’s no doubt he’s made a strong impression, not least with his performance in Canada where he qualified a brilliant third. Now it’s time for the 24-year-old Finn to tackle our special ‘Finishing Line’ quiz; designed to help you get to know the world’s greatest drivers a little better
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has criticised team-mate Pastor Maldonado after the two drivers narrowly avoided a collision at the final chicane on the last lap of the Japanese Grand Prix. Maldonado, 28, dived down the inside of Bottas at the chicane, forcing the Finn to take avoiding action and cut the chicane. Maldonado crossed the line 16th, one place ahead of Bottas, who was struggling with high tyre degradation at the time.
Valtteri Bottas has criticised Williams team-mate Pastor Maldonado for forcing him off track to avoid a collision on the final lap of the Japanese Grand Prix
There was a notable falling out between the two Williams team mates after Sunday’s Japanese GP, with Valtteri Bottas furious at Pastor Maldonado’s ‘unfair’ overtaking move on the last lap.
Valtteri Bottas accuses his Williams team-mate Pastor Maldonado of unfair driving in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Pastor Maldonado forces Williams team-mate Valtteri Bottas off the road at the final corner of the Japanese Grand Prix.
Williams' Pastor Maldonado finished 16th with Valtteri Bottas 17th in today's Japanese Grand Prix. Both drivers had a solid start and drove a good race with a lot of midfield battles taking place. Pastor overtook Valtteri on the last lap to secure sixteenth position.
Japanese GP race quotes: Williams
Both Valtteri Bottas and Pastor Maldonaso made it through to the second round of qualifying, with Bottas describing 12th on the grid for the Japanese GP as being a welcome surprise.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified 13th with Pastor Maldonado 15th for tomorrow's Japanese Grand Prix. Both drivers drove clean laps on their single-lap medium tyre runs in Q2 and were unlucky to miss out on Q3 in what was a very tight qualifying session.
Japanese GP: Williams qualifying quotes
There were top ten times in Saturday’s qualifying for the Japanese GP for Nico Hulkenberg, who finished P7, and Jenson Button, who was P10…
The Williams F1 team has been hit with a 60,000 Euro fine after Pastor Maldonado s left-rear wheel fell off in opening practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday.