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No panic at Williams, says Smedley

Williams Head of Vehicle Performance Rob Smedley has dismissed suggestions that "panic" has set in at the Wantage team over their lack of podiums so far this year. Throughout pre-season testing the Williams FW36 could be found near the top of the timesheets, but after the season's first three races their early promise is yet to translate into results. Both Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas struggled for grip during qualifying in Australia and Malaysia, leaving their races compromised. Despite qualifying in 10th place in Melbourne, Bottas seemed destined to finish on the podium, but suffered a rear tyre puncture after making contact with a wall. In Bahrain, both drivers qualified...
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