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Brakes, traffic hamper Massa qualifying effort

Felipe Massa believes that he had the potential to qualifying closer to the front of the field for the Belgian Grand Prix had it not been for a combination of traffic and glazed brakes in Q3. The Williams team had been the pre-weekend tip to threaten Mercedes at Spa-Francorchamps, but ended up qualifying only sixth and ninth on an afternoon blighted by frequent heavy rain, but Massa admitted that the conditions were the least of his worries as he attempted to move up the order. “To be honest, the car was good today,” he reported, “We were competitive straight away - in Q1 and Q2 we were there, doing good lap times - but I had two problems [in Q3]. “First of all, my front right...
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