F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Race – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo29.03.2015
Malaysian Grand Prix

Race Notes
• Valtteri Bottas finished fifth and Felipe Massa sixth in today’s Malaysian Grand Prix
• After a poor start Valtteri benefited from an early safety car, as did Felipe, who at one stage was running in fourth position
• A recovering Kimi Raikkonen jumped both drivers at the final of three pitstops as Felipe and Valtteri raced wheel-to-wheel to the end, swapping positions on the final lap Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Qualifying – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo28.03.2015
Malaysian Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying Notes
• Felipe Massa qualified seventh and Valtteri Bottas ninth for tomorrow’s Malaysian GP
• The end of Q2 was affected by heavy rain and thunderstorms but both drivers made it through into the top 10 shootout
• Q3 was delayed due to the weather but once the rain subsided both drivers were on track on intermediate tyres for their final lap of the day Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Practice – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo27.03.2015
Malaysian Grand Prix Practice

Objectives: Set-up work, aero evaluations and tyre work

Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: It was a really busy day for us today with plenty of experiments with the chassis and the power unit. We have made good progress in these areas both on low and high fuel. We have Read more of this post

F1 News: Statement from Williams Regarding Valtteri Bottas

Williams Martini logo26.03.15
Statement from Williams Regarding Valtteri Bottas

Following the injury that Valtteri sustained to his lower back during qualifying for the Australian GP, he has been with a leading physiotherapist who has been working with Valtteri and his trainer to make sure he received the best treatment possible ahead of this weekend’s race. The team has always been fully supportive of Valtteri and his Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Malaysian GP Preview – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo23.03.2015

MALAYSIAN GRAND PRIX

RACE PREVIEW
27-29 MARCH
SEPANG INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT, KUALA LUMPUR
ROUND 2 OF 19 Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Race – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo15.03.15
Australian Grand Prix Race

Race Notes:
• Felipe Massa finished fourth in today’s Australian Grand Prix
• Starting in third and opting for a one-stop strategy, Felipe lost a place to the Ferrari of Vettel after being jumped at the first pitstop, but after that showed consistent pace to bring the car home with 12 points to start the 2015 season Read more of this post

F1 News: Statement from Williams: Update on Valtteri Bottas

Williams Martini logo15.03.15
Statement from Williams:
Update on Valtteri Bottas

Following the team’s earlier statement regarding the injury that Valtteri sustained to his lower back during yesterday’s qualifying session for the Australian Grand Prix. It can be confirmed that the scans revealed that Valtteri had suffered has a very small tear in the annular part of a disc in his lower back. Read more of this post

F1 News: Statement from Williams: Update on Valtteri Bottas

Williams Martini logo15.03.15
Statement from Williams: Update on Valtteri Bottas

During yesterday’s qualifying session for the Australian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas developed a back injury which the team felt necessary to be examined by the FIA Medical Delegate at the circuit. Following this, he was transferred to Albert Hospital in Melbourne for further precautionary scans which revealed that Valtteri had sustained some soft tissue damage in his lower back. He remained in hospital overnight and following a restful night is now working with a physiotherapist prior to final assessment by the FIA in the early afternoon to determine whether he will be able to race later today. The team will release a further update as information is available.

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Qualifying – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo14.03.15
Australian Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying Notes

• Felipe Massa qualified third and Valtteri Bottas sixth for tomorrow’s Australian Grand Prix.
• The FW37 looked competitive in each qualifying session and Felipe put together an excellent final flying lap in Q3 to take a second row position. Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Practice – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo13.03.15
Australian Grand Prix Practice

Objectives: aero evaluations, set-up and tyre work.

Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: We picked up a lot of data on Valtteri’s car and completed all of the tests we had planned so it was a good day for him. Unfortunately our post FP1 inspection identified a water leak on the power unit of Felipe’s car. This required the power unit to be removed Read more of this post

F1 News: 2015 Australian GP Preview – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo09.03.2015

AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX

RACE PREVIEW
13-15 MARCH
ALBERT PARK, MELBOURNE
ROUND 1 OF 20

The traditional season-opener at the Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne is a fitting place to start the 2015 season. The Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 4 – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo01.03.15
Barcelona Test T03 – Day Four

Driver: Valtteri Bottas
Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid
Location: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, 4.655km
Objectives: Performance and Aero work Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 3 – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo28.02.15
Barcelona Test T03 – Day Three

Driver: Felipe Massa
Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid
Location: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, 4.655km
Objectives: Chassis and aero work Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 2 – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo27.02.15
Barcelona Test T03 – Day Two

Driver: Valtteri Bottas
Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid
Location: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, 4.655km
Objectives: Aero work and race procedure Read more of this post

F1 News: Barcelona T2 Day 1 – Williams Martini Racing

Williams Martini logo26.02.15
Barcelona Test T03 – Day One

Driver: Felipe Massa
Chassis / Engine: FW37-01 / PU106B Hybrid
Location: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, 4.655km
Objectives: Aero and Chassis work Read more of this post

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