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Smedley happy with Williams progress heading to Monaco

Williams' new head of vehicle performance, Rob Smedley, says that he is confident that the team can continue its solid start to the 2014 F1 season at next weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. The latest shake-up of the sport's rulebook has seen Williams transformed from near-pointless also-ran in 2013 to a top ten regular this season, with Felipe Massa and the omni-present Valtteri Bottas adding to its total at every round. The Grove-based operation currently lies fifth overall – ahead of McLaren – after five races, and Smedley was sufficiently encouraged by the development introduced in Barcelona to suggest that the FW36 can again be a threat for points in Monte Carlo. “Our cup is half...
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