Valtteri Bottas is ready to commit his immediate Formula 1 future to Williams, as talks continue to finalise a contract for 2015
Which driver most divides opinion the most in F1? Lewis?
Felipe Massa believes the Williams Formula 1 team must improve its pitstop procedures, after he suffered a troubled run to a pointless 13th place at the Belgian Grand Prix.
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I nominate Richie Williams, Richard Goddard and Ron Dennis. I’ll be donating to ‘End ALS’
Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa believes a case could be made for penalising Nico Rosberg for his Belgian Grand Prix collision with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas finished third and Felipe Massa thirteenth in the Belgian Grand Prix, with Valtteri picking up his fourth podium of the season. Felipe’s race was hindered by debris that was lodged in his car at the beginning of the race that affected the car’s aerodynamic performance and impacted his pace.
Despite claiming a fourth F1 podium in five races, Williams’ Valtteri Bottas has played down hopes of winning a race this season after the Belgian GP.
Williams driver Felipe Massa says tyre debris from Formula 1 rival Lewis Hamilton’s punctured Mercedes was to blame for his disappointing run to 13th in the Belgian Grand Prix
Drivers: 1 – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull), 2 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Eddie Jordan) Q: What a race. Exciting?
Daniel Ricciardo clinched his and Red Bull’s third victory of 2014 at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday, while Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg survived early contact with team mate Lewis Hamilton to clinch second and extend his championship lead. Williams’ Valtteri Bottas passed Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen to seal the final podium spot, while Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel prevailed in a thrilling four-way scrap for fifth. Hamilton retired
Daniel Ricciardo made the most of Mercedes’ woes to win the Belgian Grand Prix while there was another podium for Valtteri Bottas…
Daniel Ricciardo is once again the star of the show as he won the Belgian Grand Prix and remains the only man this season to have beaten Mercedes to the finish line. Nico Rosberg finished second while Bottas completes the podium for Williams.
Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull has the top speed to challenge Williams and Ferrari in the Belgian Grand Prix
From the epic battle brewing at the front of the field to Red Bull’s hopes resting on their low downforce gamble, and from Williams’ desire for a dry race to the ever-present threat of rain, we break down the key themes to look out for in Sunday’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix
Valtteri Bottas says starting sixth for the Belgian Grand Prix is “not a disaster” for Williams but admits the team missed out on a better grid slot due to the weather
The Williams Formula 1 team has blamed the wet conditions, compromised set-up and braking issues for failing to qualify higher for the Belgian Grand Prix
Felipe Massa reveals he’s like to try a different brand of brakes on his Williams after retardation problems deny him a shot in F1 qualifying at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified sixth and Felipe Massa ninth for tomorrow’s Belgian Grand Prix. The changeable wet conditions were not ideal for the FW36 and traffic on their out laps in Q3 hindered the driver’s ability to get the full performance from the car.
Nico Rosberg claimed his seventh pole position of this season in Spa, beating Lewis Hamilton while Sebastian Vettel was third…
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas put himself into the spotlights this morning at Spa by setting the fastest time during final practice ahead of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas thrust Williams to the fore in Belgium on Saturday morning as he beat Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg to the top spot in the third and final practice session. On a circuit that started wet and finished dry, Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando Alonso were fourth and sixth respectively, sandwiching the second Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas went quickest for Williams in a frenzied final few minutes of third practice for Formula 1′s 2014 Belgian Grand Prix, outpacing Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo by 0.268 seconds
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas sets the pace from Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in a wet-dry final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas believes Williams still has some pace in hand to try to get closer to Mercedes in qualifying and the race at the Belgian Grand Prix
Felipe Massa says Williams should be focusing on Red Bull and Ferrari rather than trying to beat Mercedes at the Belgian Grand Prix
Team representatives – John Iley (Caterham), Andrew Green (Force India), Dave Greenwood (Marussia), Robert Smedley (Williams), Adrian Newey (Red Bull Racing), James Allison (Ferrari) Q: John, can I start with you? Obviously, a new driver today, tell us how did he go and where do you go from here
Valtteri Bottas believes Williams has the potential to put pressure on Mercedes during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton took command of the second practice session in Belgium, finishing more than half a second clear of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg and the rest of the field on Friday afternoon. Fernando Alonso underlined Ferrari’s impressive start by claiming third ahead of Williams’ Felipe Massa and McLaren’s Jenson Button, while two red flags interrupted proceedings at Spa
Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in Friday’s practice in Belgium, edging ahead of Nico Rosberg and Fernando Alonso…
Valtteri Bottas wants his Williams team to be more open to taking risks in its bid to take a victory in the next two Formula 1 races.
Felipe Massa is looking forward to helping the resurgent Williams team push for podiums beyond the F1 weekends in Belgium and Italy.
Drivers – Jules Bianchi (Marussia), Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso), Romain Grosjean (Lotus), Felipe Massa (Williams), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing) Q: We had news this week that next season there will be a 17-year-old driver on the grid. Can I have your reaction from a driver’s point of view?
Valtteri Bottas sees no reason to look for a drive elsewhere next season and is confident Williams will only improve in 2015
Fernando Alonso says Ferrari must brace itself for a tough time in the next two Formula 1 races, as he expects main rivals Williams to have the edge in Belgium and Italy.
Daniel Johnson: After F1′s mid-season break will Hamilton and Rosberg remain civil in Spa or will Williams break the Mercedes duel?
The summer break is over, and the Formula One fraternity is raring to go again at one of the most popular circuits on the calendar – Spa-Francorchamps. The circuit should favour the Mercedes-engine cars, but the big question is whether Mercedes themselves will lead the charge – or whether Williams can prevail at a circuit they believe gives them their best chance since Austria of winning a race
Eliminating a ‘blame culture’ has played a significant role in the Williams Formula 1 team’s turnaround, according to performance chief Rob Smedley.
Williams has its best chance of the season to take Formula 1 wins at the next races in Belgium and Italy, reckons Valtteri Bottas
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for this weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
With drivers and team personnel raring to go after a four-week summer hiatus, the Belgian Grand Prix should present Williams with the chance of another decent points haul.
Vijay Mallya insists Force India has not given up the fight with Ferrari and Williams in the constructors’ championship despite its recent downturn in form
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for next weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
Refreshed and revitalised after their summer break, the members of the F1 paddock are raring to go racing once more as they journey to the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for next weekend’s 2014 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Those involved discuss their prospects
Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas have been “instrumental” to the Williams squad’s Formula 1 revival, according to deputy team principal Claire Williams.
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Rob Smedley says Williams is moving closer to challenging Mercedes outright and says its current position in the pecking order was gained on merit rather than other teams slipping up
Williams’ head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley believes the team needs to make the most of the high-speed circuits next up on the F1 calendar.
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