News Details

Williams happy with successful upgrades

Getty Images Enlarge Williams have put Valtteri Bottas' strong performance at the Spanish Grand Prix down to the success of the new updates on the FW36. Bottas qualified fourth and finished fifth in Spain, equalling his best result of the season, and looked as though he had the third fastest car behind the Mercedes and Red Bull. Williams brought a significant set of updates to the Circuit de Catalunya this weekend and head of performance engineering Rob Smedley believes they made a big difference. "We were waiting to see how much the upgrades were going to work and they've ultimately been very successful," he said. "It's a downforce track, very, very difficult on tyres, and...
Full Story »
9mo ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Massa impressed as Williams updates work as expected

Williams brought a number of updates to Spain for the first European Grand...
9mo ago from F1Technical.net

Smedley: Williams prepared for Spanish GP

– Williams' Head of Vehicle Performance Rob Smedley has said the...
9mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Ricciardo looking to tyre life advantage

Daniel Ricciardo admits that Red Bull Racing still has work to do to...
9mo ago from Crash.net

Spanish GP: Practice notes - Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg finished the first day of track action in...
9mo ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Crash costs Espargaro track time in Sepang

Two crashes blighted Pol Espargaro's week in Malaysia but overall the...
16h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tanak has altitude concerns ahead of Rally Mexico

Ott Tanak says the trickiest element of Rally Mexico is coping with the...
15h ago from Crash.net

M-Sport column: Back in WRC, back to form

In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for...
14h ago from Crash.net

Ostberg: My style suits Mexico stages

The León-based gravel rally never drops below an altitude of 1,800...
15h ago from WRC.com

Why no love for tarmac rallies?

According to 'sources', World Rally Championship does not want another...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Player of the Week: Gabriel

Step back, and again, and again, keep going, one more step. Now step...
2h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Arsene Wenger's Future At Arsenal Under Threat

Reports are out claiming that Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal is under...
3h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger HAILS Olivier Giroud as...

BACK IN FAVOUR: Olivier Giroud put things right for Arsenal [GETTY]...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal 2-0 Everton: Player Ratings

Arsenal’s tough week at last finished off on a good note as the...
6h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.