Tag Archive: Valtteri Bottas

Feb 27

Williams Martini Racing Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona Test T03 – Day Two

03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing will be back on track tomorrow with Felipe Massa behind the wheel of the FW37.

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Feb 26

Williams Martini Racing Barcelona Test, Day One

Barcelona Test T03 – Day One

03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing will be back on track tomorrow with Valtteri Bottas behind the wheel of the FW37. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Williams Martini Racing Barcelona Test, Day Four

Barcelona Test T02 – Day Four

2015-02-03 - Williams Martini Racing - Jerez - Valtteri Bottas 03Williams Martini Racing will return to the track for the third and final winter test in Barcelona beginning on 25 February. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Williams Martini Racing Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona Test T02 Day Three

2015-02-03 - Williams Martini Racing - Jerez - Felipe Massa 01Williams Martini Racing will be back on track tomorrow with Valtteri Bottas at the wheel for the final day of the second test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Williams Martini Racing Jerez Test, Day Two

“We learnt a lot yesterday and have continued to build on that today.” – Rod Nelson
2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas - Felipe Massa 01We have had another good day. We managed to get through all of our programme and it was only the final run that we were compromised due to the rain.

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Feb 01

Williams Martini Racing Jerez Test, Day One

“We have gone through our normal winter test programmes today” – Rod Nelson

2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas 02Valtteri clocked up 73 laps. We have new hardware on the car and there is a new power unit, and all of these have to be checked and tested whilst we are running before we can start looking at performance.

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Feb 01

Williams Martini Racing launch the FW37 at the first test in Jerez

The new Williams Mercedes FW37 was unveiled today ahead of the first pre-season test in Jerez, Spain.
2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas - Felipe Massa 00The F1 grid will once again be adorned with the red and blue stripes that have grown to be so iconic in motorsport as Williams Martini Racing will be looking to build on their successful 2014 campaign where the team achieved nine podium finishes and finished third in the Constructors’ Championship.

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Jan 30

Williams welcomes Alpinestars as new supplier of technical race apparel

Alpinestars is a global leader in technical, high performance protection for motorcycle and auto racing
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing has reached a new agreement with motorsport apparel specialist Alpinestars that will see the company supply its technical performance products to the team for the 2015 Formula One season and beyond.

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Jan 19

Hackett becomes official clothing partner

With Williams Martini Racing

09 - Williams F1 Team WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING is pleased to announce that it has signed a new multi-year agreement with Hackett. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Williams strengthens engineering team for 2015 season

The team is further strengthened by the appointment of Dave Robson from McLaren
09 - Williams F1 TeamWilliams is pleased to announce an updated Race Operations structure to further bolster the engineering department ahead of the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship season.

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Nov 26

Bottas’ managers play down Ferrari ‘rumours’

Valtteri Bottas’ managers have played down rumours linking the on-form Finn with a move to Ferrari.

2014-07-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Hungary - Valterri Bottas 04 Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport reported this week that, perhaps in view of replacing its current Finn Kimi Raikkonen in 2016, Ferrari has made exploratory advances towards 25-year-old Bottas in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Reports link Brawn, Costa, Bottas with Ferrari

The latest names linked with Ferrari are Ross Brawn and Valtteri Bottas.

2014-04-20 - Scuderia Ferrari - China (1)On Saturday, reports emerged that amid its thorough 2014 shakeup, the beleaguered great Ferrari could now be set to oust its new boss Marco Mattiacci. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Massa is Rosberg’s best hope for title – Glock

A strong Williams driver is Nico Rosberg’s best hope of winning the 2014 title against the odds.

2014-07-19_0908 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Felipe Massa - Nico Rosberg - Valtteri Bottas That is the claim of former F1 driver Timo Glock, who six years ago played a starring role in the championship showdown when Lewis Hamilton managed to pass him on the thrilling last corner of the Brazil finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Massa happier after leaving Ferrari – manager

Felipe Massa’s manager says the Brazilian has rarely been happier in formula one

2014-06-07_0301 That is despite being ousted by the iconic team Ferrari at the end of last season, after an eight-year tenure that almost netted him the 2008 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix: Rosberg holds off Hamiton in thrilling race (+result)

Rosberg wins by just 1.4s with Felipe Massa third at home race

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Nico Rosberg (25) Nico Rosberg held off team-mate Lewis Hamilton for a crucial victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix after a race-long battle at Interlagos. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Symonds says Alonso not right for Williams

Williams is not ready to welcome a driver of Fernando Alonso’s stature.

Pat Symonds - photo © DPPI - F. Gooden That is the claim of Pat Symonds, a veteran engineer who has led the British team’s technical progress in 2014 to an impressive third spot in the constructors’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Wolff admits champion Mercedes seen as ‘bad guy’

“We do not want to talk about the gap to our opponents or politics today.”

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Sochi - Toto Wolff Despite having the constructors’ title already in the bag, Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes is playing the role of “the bad guy” in F1 at present. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Alonso eyes Williams as sabbatical ‘risk’ grows

Williams is the latest team sensationally linked with Fernando Alonso’s uncertain future.

2014-10-04_0198 - Scuderia Ferrari - Japan - Fernando Alonso The growing feeling in the F1 paddock is that, as Ferrari reportedly prepares to welcome Sebastian Vettel, Spaniard Alonso is facing the prospect of a year on the sidelines. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Questions explode as Bianchi crash video emerges

“Was it the direction of the race or the officials who were at the corner?”
 

2014-06-07_0535 As Jules Bianchi lies critically ill in a Japanese hospital, grave questions are being asked about the circumstances surrounding his terrifying collision with a recovery vehicle on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Susie Wolff not disappointed with Williams role

Susie Wolff insists she is not disappointed she did not get promoted by Williams for the 2015 season.

20131020-0081 Along with fellow F1 tester Simona de Silvestro, who works for Sauber, the 31-year-old Scot is the closest female driver to the F1 race grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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