News Details

Williams settled for Mercedes defeat - Smedley

June 24, 2014 .- Williams settled for defeat to Mercedes in Austria, despite dominating qualifying at the Red Bull Ring. Chief engineer Rob Smedley told Spain's EFE news agency that the Grove team was "not without problems" as it returned to the podium with Valtteri Bottas' third place behind the two Mercedes. Some analysts criticised Williams for not pursuing an aggressive enough strategy for victory in Austria, but Smedley says that was a deliberate approach. "We had to manage the car's systems, including brakes, tyres and other things," he said. "We had to be sure of finishing in third and fourth places, so we decided not to do anything risky to compete with...
Full Story »
3mo ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Williams settled for Mercedes defeat says Smedley

Williams settled for defeat to Mercedes in Austria, despite dominating...
3mo ago from GrandPrix.com

Williams: Very proud of this result

Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas Valtteri Bottas achieved his first ever...
4mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Mercedes Suffer Qualifying Defeat for First Time in...

For the first time in 2014, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team will not start...
4mo ago from TheCheckeredFlag....

Beating Mercedes was impossible - Smedley

Sutton Images Enlarge Related Links Race: Austrian Grand Prix Rob...
3mo ago from espnF1.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.