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Williams hopes for dry race to make progress

Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified sixth and Felipe Massa ninth for tomorrow’s Belgian Grand Prix. The changeable wet conditions were not ideal for the FW36 and traffic on their out laps in Q3 hindered the driver’s ability to get the full performance from the car. Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: 'These sort of variable wet conditions are always very tricky and can catch people out. We played it sensibly and managed to get both cars through into the top 10 which is positive and we need to be satisfied with that, with Valtteri only three tenths adrift of third position. We saw on Friday that we have strong long run pace in dry conditions and we expect a largely dry race, so...
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