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Qualifying analysis - Williams get their just reward

Like FP3, qualifying in Austria took place in warm sun and as expected the times were very tight - so tight that, for once, there wasn’t a Mercedes on the front row. Several drivers had lap times disallowed after the FIA got tough on those who didn’t respect track limits on the exit to Turn 8, and in the end it was the team who adapted best to the track conditions that scored pole. We take a team-by-team look at an eventful qualifying in Spielberg…WilliamsFelipe Massa, 1m 08.759s, P1Valtteri Bottas, 1m 08.846s, P2Bottas had indicated Williams’ inherent pace when he was fastest in FP3, and he opened Q3 with a blitzing lap which put him ahead of Rosberg. His...
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