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Williams apologises for Malaysian GP team orders

The Williams team has issued an apology to its drivers and fans of the team after it attempted to impose team orders on Felipe Massa during the Malaysian Grand Prix. The outfit told Massa that "Valtteri [Bottas] is faster than you, do not hold him up" during the closing laps before repeating the order when Massa refused to allow Bottas past. Deputy team principal Claire Williams said the situation wasn't handled correctly and she said the team would learn from their mistake. "For our fans, we want to apologise for that because we didn't handle it in the best way," she said on Thursday in the Bahrain paddock. "It's disappointing for people that look at Williams and...
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