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Williams problem was pace, not tactics Smedley

Rob Smedley insists that Williams did not take its eye off the ball tactically at the Hungarian Grand Prix, despite questions being raised over its decision to fit the harder tyre at its second pit-stop. Instead, the team's director of vehicle performance pointed to the FW36 not being entirely suited to the Hungaroring and being caught out by the significantly cooler temperatures of race for a result that saw Felipe Massa come home fifth and Valtteri Bottas eighth. Bottas had qualified third fastest on Saturday, and vaulted straight into second spot by passing Sebastian Vettel around the outside of turn one on the opening lap, but was amongst the leading quartet that was already past pit...
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