News Details

Williams apologises for team orders

Claire Williams has apologised for her team's attempt to impose team orders in Malaysia by telling Felipe Massa to allow teammate Valtteri Bottas to pass.Running seventh and eighth, and in pursuit of Jenson Button, the lead Brazilian was advised to allow his teammate by, his crew telling him that the Finn was quicker. Even as the words were uttered, fans around the world groaned in sympathy, recalling the Massa receiving the same call when leading Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso during the 2010 German Grand Prix. Indeed, the wording of the command 'he is quicker than you' was almost verbatim.Despite continued 'demands' from the pit wall, and pleas from Bottas, the Brazilian didn't slow...
Full Story »
1y ago from Pitpass.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders

Williams driver Felipe Massa is standing by his decision to ignore team...
1y ago from SuperSport.com

Bottas frustrated after Massa defies orders

Team orders triggered another Malaysian Grand Prix controversy on...
1y ago from SuperSport.com

Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders

Williams driver Felipe Massa is standing by his decision to ignore team...
1y ago from F1Pulse.com

Williams sorry for orders row

Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas are ready to put Malaysia's team orders...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Valentino Rossi undecided on whether to continue in...

Seven-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi says he's undecided...
53m ago from GrandPrixTimes.c...

Rossi rules out signing one-year contract extension

Valentino Rossi has ruled out staying in MotoGP for only one more season...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Suter working with Ducati?

Suter is reported to 'have built' the chassis for Ducati's latest MotoGP...
1h ago from Crash.net

Sheene to hit the big screens with all-star...

Sheene's story will be brought to the cinema in the same way as Rush and...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Chilton encouraged after first test

New Chip Ganassi Racing driver Max Chilton turned his first laps in an...
23h ago from Racer.com

IndyCars tougher than ever to drive in 2016, says...

Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud is impressed with the increased downforce...
21h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Sonoma test notebook

Chevy's single-day test at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday gave fans and...
18h ago from Racer.com

Vautier still hopeful of Coyne IndyCar drive

Former IndyCar Rookie of the Year Tristan Vautier is eager to continue...
15h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

SS4: Scare for Sweden leader Ogier

Frenchman stretches advantage despite hitting tree
6h ago from WRC.com

Sweden WRC: Ogier leads, Latvala and Neuville in...

Sebastien Ogier kicked off Rally Sweden by establishing a lead of 24...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

SS2: Ogier sets early pace in Sweden

SS2: Ogier sets earlypace in Sweden Sébastien Ogier held a slender lead...
8h ago from WRC.com

Rally Sweden - Leaderboard after SS4

2016 Rally Sweden standings after SS4: 1. Sebastien Ogier FRA Volkswagen...
6h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal v Leicester: The Inside Track

By Rob Kelly THE QUOTE “Leicester have more belief...
1h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal v Leicester City

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between...
3h ago from BBC.co.uk

Extra: Wenger on Ranieri, Per, Giroud

Read extra quotes from Arsène Wenger's press conference ahead of...
6h ago from Arsenal.com

Top 7 European team's 2016/17 kits that have been...

Which kit will Messi, Ronaldo, Pogba, Ozil, Rooney, Ribery and Hazard...
7h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

Hottest News

Testing a livery

F1i looks at some of the testing liveries seen... Read More »
4h ago from F1i.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.