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Williams plotting defensive Austria GP strategy

Rob Smedley believes Williams will have to play a defensive strategy to stand any chance of converting their front row lock out into a victory at the Austrian Grand Prix. The Grove-based squad secured their first front row in qualifying since 2003 when Felipe Massa pipped team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole with a last gasp effort on Saturday. Williams has shown genuine front running pace this season but are yet to convert this into a podium finish. However, after a strong display in Canada, the team have emerged genuine contenders for honours in Austria this weekend, with the FW36 clearly the second fastest car behind Mercedes. While Massa and Bottas starred in qualifying, Smedley, the...
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