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Williams pre-season testing ends with engine failure

Williams ended its successful pre-season testing campaign with Valtteri Bottas completing another 108 before the car stopped on track with an engine failure, caused by its high mileage. Rod Nelson, Chief Test & Support Engineer: 'It was another good day for the Williams Mercedes FW36 to bring winter testing to a conclusion here in Bahrain. We ran a similar programme with Valtteri as we did with Felipe yesterday, starting off with some chassis and aero tests this morning. We did some long runs after the lunch break to look at tyre degradation before moving on to a qualifying simulation. Towards the end of simulation, and before we were able to fit the supersoft tyres, we had a high mileage...
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