United States GP: Top ten qualifying for Williams Martini
Qualifying for the 2016 United States GP would see both Williams Martini drivers finish in the top ten. Both Valtteri and Felipe Massa would make it into the final period and would choose to do single runs in the final period. Valtteri would finish in 8th and Felipe 9th. This was a very encouraging result for the team as they continue to their fight with Force India with both drivers looking at securing points.
United States GP: Little improvement for Williams in FP3
The final practice session for the 2016 United States GP would see Williams Martini drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa finish in 8th and 13th. After their Friday practice results the team was hoping to turn things around but they are still lacking pace with little improvement from both drivers. At least Valtteri was able to get into the top ten but based on their form qualifying is again going to be a difficult time for the Williams team.
United States GP: Williams Martini lacks pace in FP2
The second Friday practice session for the 2016 United States GP would see both Williams drivers drop down the times finishing outside the top ten. Valtteri Bottas would finish in 14th while team-mate Felipe Massa was in 16th. The team would come away happy with the session having worked on their programme. But even though it was a straight forward session the team still felt that there was a lot of work to do overnight if they are to improve.
United States GP: Bottas 6th for Williams Martini in FP1
In what was an uneventful day for the Williams Martini team the opening Friday practice session for the 2016 United States GP would see the Williams drivers finish in 6th and 11th. Valtteri Bottas would finish ahead of Felipe Massa in what was a typical Friday with both drivers working through their schedule finishing with a longer run on the soft tyre. In the early part of the session Valtteri had run with the halo, painted white to match the colour of the Williams car.
United States GP: Williams Martini Grand Prix Preview
The Williams Martini team moves to North America to the Circuit of the Americas for the 2016 United States GP. After a double retirement in 2015 the Williams team is aiming to turn things around especially in light of their continued fight with Force India in the Constructors Championship. For both team drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas it is a circuit that they enjoy coming to and for Valtteri he is hoping to see another points scoring finish as he achieved in 2013 when he score his first points in Formula One.
Japanese GP: Double points for Williams Martini in Japan
The Williams Martini team would secure a double points scoring finish in the 2016 Japanese GP. Felipe Massa would finish in 9th and Valtteri Bottas 10th in a race that saw both drivers use a one stop strategy. Despite their best efforts the Williams team would again see their rivals Force India extend their points lead in the championship. Another race where the Williams team had tried to take the fight to Force India but again their lack of pace made the task that much more difficult.
Japanese GP: Disappointing qualifying for Williams Martini
The results of qualifying for the 2016 Japanese GP would see a close finish between the Williams Martini drivers but the team still came away with a feeling of dsiapointment seeing their drivers only manage 11 & 12th. Valtteri Bottas would finish ahead of team-mate Felipe Massa but both drivers would drop out after Q2 having only completed a single run on the soft tyre and then see others go faster. But at least both drivers will have the choice of tyre for the start of Sunday's race.
Japanese GP: Mixed result for Williams Martini in FP3
In what was somewhat of a reversal of their Friday practice results Williams Martini drivers Feliep Massa and Valtteri Bottas would finish the final Saturday practice session for the 2016 Japanese GP in 6th and 13th. It was a session that saw both Williams drivers only use the soft tyre coming out very late in what was a damp track affected session. For whatever reason Valtteri would struggle to find pace in his qualifying simulation, something that can be resolved prior to qualifying.
Japanese GP: 9th and 11th for Williams Martini in FP2
The second Friday practice for the 2016 Japanese GP would see the Williams Martini drivers finish in 9th and 11th. The results were a small improvement for the Williams team with Valtteri Bottas leading Felipe Massa. It was a session that saw the team complete soft tyre runs with both drivers also working on longer runs on the medium and hard tyre as they prepare for the race on Sunday.
Japanese GP: Bottas 10th for Williams Martini in FP1
The opening Friday practice session for the 2016 Japanese GP would see Willimas Martini drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa finish in 10th and 16th positions. It appeared to be very much a normal Friday opening session for the Williams team but for Felipe his track time would be limited with him having spent a considerable amount of the session in his garage.