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Bottas scored first Formula One podium

Williams' Valtteri Bottas achieved his first ever Formula One podium with Felipe Massa finishing fourth after a competitive race in Austria. Both Mercedes were able to get ahead of the Williams during the pitstops due to their inherently superior pace. Williams however recorded the quickest stop of the race with Valtteri Bottas. The team leaves a valuable 27 points moving Williams up to fifth in the Constructors' Championship ahead of its home race at Silverstone. Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: I believe we got everything out of today that we could have done. It was a difficult race in terms of managing brakes, systems on the car and tyres, and that dictated what we could do...
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