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Smedley follows Massa to Williams F1 team

Former Ferrari race engineer Rob Smedley is following Brazilian driver Felipe Massa to the Williams Formula One team, where he will take on the new role of head of vehicle performance. Williams said on Tuesday that Smedley, whose radio conversations with Massa during races have made him an F1 personality, would start work before the Bahrain Grand Prix in April. The Briton had been expected to move to Williams after Massa, with whom he had forged a close working relationship, joined the team from Ferrari at the end of 2013. At the German Grand Prix in 2010, it was Smedley who gave Massa the message 'Fernando is faster than you' when Ferrari controversially decided to impose 'team orders'...
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