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Williams deny throwing away victory

Williams denied they threw away a possible victory in Austria with an overly conservative strategy. Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa finished third and fourth behind Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes, despite starting on the front row. The team chose not to try to keep Rosberg behind them at the first pit stops over fears about tyre wear. 'There's a chance, if we'd done what Nico did, we wouldn't have got to the end,' said Williams' Rob Smedley. 'Tyre wear was that close. I'm reasonably happy with what we did.' Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. // Watch Felipe Massa's Austria pole lap for the Austrian GP require( ["sportui/empswitch"],...
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