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Williams banish the ghosts of dismal 2013

Valtteri Bottas scored twice as many points in Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix than Williams managed in all of last year but the Finn and his Formula One team still left Melbourne knowing they could have done better. The 24-year-old finished fifth, thanks to the disqualification of Red Bull's second placed Australian Daniel Ricciardo hours after the race, in a car that showed pre-season`optimism was not misplaced. Although Germany's Nico Rosberg took a dominant win for Mercedes at Albert Park, after teammate Lewis Hamilton had retired from pole, Mercedes-powered Williams laid down a marker for the future. They are still a long way from where they want to be but there is a...
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