News Details

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"],...
Full Story »
7mo ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Williams plotting defensive Austria GP strategy

Rob Smedley believes Williams will have to play a defensive strategy to...
7mo ago from

McLaren satisfied to see improvements at Austria

McLaren tried different strategies on both cars today in Austria, a...
7mo ago from

Strategy needs improvement - Massa

Getty Images Enlarge Felipe Massa says Williams did not do the...
7mo ago from

Marussia makes single stop strategy work in Austria

Marussia opted for a challenging single stop strategy at the Austrian...
7mo ago from


comments powered by Disqus

2014 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.