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Williams duo banking on updates
Williams pair Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa believe upgrades to the FW37 for the start of the European season will only help the team try and cure their early-season tyre degradation issues.
Bottas: Williams closer in China
Valtteri Bottas expects Williams to be closer to the pace at this weekend’s Chinese GP after they dropped well behind Ferrari and Mercedes in Malaysia.
Bottas won't need surgery
Valtteri Bottas says he is pain free and won’t require surgery on a back injury which kept him out of the season-opening Australian GP.
Alonso, Bottas clear for Sepang
Fernando Alonso and Valtteri Bottas have been cleared to race in this weekend's Malaysia Grand Prix.
Bottas facing fitness test
Valtteri Bottas will have to pass a medical examination on Thursday before being permitted to drive in this week’s Malaysia GP, his Williams team have confirmed.
Williams fall behind Ferrari
Pat Symonds admits Williams have slipped behind a resurgent Ferrari in the 2015 pecking order after losing out to Sebastian Vettel in the fight for third place in Australia.
Pecking order intrigues drivers
Like everyone else, Daniel Ricciardo, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas are intrigued by just how the competitive order behind Mercedes will start to reveal itself at this weekend’s Australian GP
Bottas open to move
Valtteri Bottas has opened the door for a move away from Williams stating he wants “to be in the quickest car available" in 2016.
Williams aim to challenge Merc
Williams have stressed their desire to take the next step in their rejuvenation and challenge Mercedes for race victories in 2015.
New Williams FW37 revealed
The first image of a 2015 Formula 1 car, the Williams FW37, has been revealed – including the first look at a new-style nose.
Williams dreams of title fight
Claire Williams admits it “would be amazing” to challenge for the title in 2015 after the Grove outfit were named as the team to watch by Mercedes boss Toto Wolff.
Bottas annoyed by mistakes
A rueful Valtteri Bottas admitted pushing too hard at the start of his final qualifying lap led to the mistakes which cost the chance of stunning the Mercedes' in Sochi.
Long stint pays off for Massa
So just how did Felipe Massa make a set of tyres last 38 laps in the Singapore GP? “I was driving like a grandmother,” joked the Brazilian after finishing a fighting fifth on Sunday night.
Williams retain Bottas, Massa
Williams have announced that they are to retain Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa for the 2015 Formula 1 season.
Bottas: We can catch Red Bull
Valtteri Bottas reckons that Williams can overtake Red Bull and snatch second place in the constructors’ standings if they maintain their current form.
Bottas: That was fun
Valtteri Bottas was delighted to split the two Mercedes cars in Sunday’s German Grand Prix and says he enjoyed the late battle with Lewis Hamilton.
In-form Bottas keeps focused
Valtteri Bottas believes Williams need to stay grounded and not lose focus on maximising their points haul in races, despite the revitalised team’s latest show of speed in Germany on Saturday.
Williams surprised by pace
Williams’ Rob Smedley admitted he was “a little surprised” by Valtteri Bottas’ pace in the British GP but has no doubts about the Finn’s potential to go all the way in F1.
Weather catches Williams out
Rob Smedley took responsibility for the call that saw Williams fall at the first hurdle in British GP qualifying but reckons the occasional wrong step on their “journey” back to success is inevitable.
Williams thrilled with result
Williams were thrilled with their first podium finish of the season at the Austrian GP, despite failing to convert their front-row lockout into victory.