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British GP: Single point for Williams Martini
Despite the hope that the team could repeat their Austrian GP race results the Williams Martini team would only secure a sinle point with Felipe Massa finishing in 10th. Team-mate Lance Stroll would finish in a distant 16th. Both drivers would start the race on the soft tyre and would make great race starts making up a few places running close to the top ten. But as the race progressed Lance would drop down the order while Felipe was always looking at a tenth place finish. Not the result that the team was hoping for with it been their home race.
British GP: Disappointing qualifying for Williams Martini
Qualifying for the 2017 British GP would see the Williams Martini team suffer another disappointing result with both drivers qualfying towards the rear of the field. For Lance Stroll his session would see him have to contend with tricky conditions in the first period with the track wet. Lance would be knocked out in what was a difficult session given his limited expereience. For team-mate Felipe Massa he would see his qualifying end in the second period not been able to extract the pace out of the car that the team had seen in practice. With other drivers penalties Felipe and Lance will start the race from 14th and 15th.
British GP: Rain hampers Williams Martini in FP3
The final practice for the 2017 British GP would see rain arrive hampering the run of Williams Martini driver Lance Stroll. Lance was not able to complete a super soft tyre run and as a result would finish the session in 20th. For team-mate Feliep Massa his session was much sucessful finishing in and encouraginbg 9th. With the session ending with a wet track there was uncertainty as to what the conditions would be like for qualifying so the Williams team wuld go into the session with a degree of uncertainty.
British GP: Massa in top ten after FP2
After a difficult first practice session the Williams Martini team would find the second Friday practice session for the 2017 British GP less eventful. The session would see Felipe Massa finish in 8th while team-mate Lance Stroll was down in 15th. Felipe would spin late in the session and would also have a bit of a coming together with Verstappen but neither moment hindered his running. For Lance his pace was again someway off the pace of his team-mate but it is early in the weekend. The same could be said of Felipe.
British GP: Eventful FP1 for Williams Martini
The opening Friday practice session for the 2017 British GP would be an eventful one for the Williams Martini team with both drivers suffering issues with their cars that would see in the case of Lance Stroll the floor to be removed. For Felipe Massa he would run over the kerbs damaging the underneath of his car. Both cars would be repaired and with the end of the session Felipe would finish in 9th while Lance was 15th. Both drivers would focus on the soft tyre for the session but in Felipe's case many of those in front of him were on the super soft tyre.
British GP: Williams Martini Grand Prix Preview
The Williams Martini team moves to the famous Silverstone circuit for the 2017 British GP. The circuit is not only famous for its history but also for the fact that it is the track where the Williams team scored their 1st and 100th race victories. On top of this this race weekend is the home race for the Williams team as they continue their 40th year celebrations. For this reason both team drivers Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll are looking forward to this special weekend. Now it is up to the team to achieve a result worthy of this race weekend.
Austrian GP: Change of fortunes for Williams Martini
After such a difficult qualifying for the 2017 Austrian GP with the Williams Martini drivers starting in 17th and 18th the race would see a change in fortunes for the Williams team with Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll both finishing in the points with a 9th and 10th place result. To come home with points after in what was a fairly unevetful race for both Williams drivers was such a turnaround. Even though they had finsihed behind their main championship rivals the fact that they were able to score points was such a fantastic result in the leadup to Silverstone.
Austrian GP: Difficult qualifying for Williams Martini
Following the trend set in the earlier practice sessions where both Williams Martini drivers would struggle for pace this would be repeated in qualifying for the 2017 Austrian GP. The results of the session would see the Williams team only magaing 17th and 18th. Felipe Massa would finish just ahead of his team-mate Lance Stroll. Both drivers would complain about the balance of the car and their difficulty in getting the tyres to work. Sunday's race is going to be difficult not only due to the fact that they are starting from the rear of the grid but also due to the fact that the FW40 has lacked any real pace so far this weekend.
Austrian GP: Williams Martini continues to struggle in FP3
The final practice session for the 2017 Austrian GP would see the Williams Martini team again struggle to find pace from their FW40. The session would see the teams drivers only manage 16th and 17th. Friday practice had seen concerns rasied about the balance of the car even with the upgrades brought to the circuit. The only positive thing from the session was the fact that Lance Stroll would finish ahead of his more experienced team-mate Felipe Massa. But it can only be said that given the current pace the Williams team is going to having a difficult qualifying session.
Austrian GP: No improvement for Williams Martini in FP2
The second Friday practice session for the 2017 Austrian GP would see no improvement from the Williams Martini team. Despite having completed runs on the ultra soft tyre for the first time the Williams drivers could only manage 14th and 16th. Felipe Massa would again finish ahead of team-mate Lance Stroll. After their inital runs both drivers would complete longer runs on the ultra soft tyre followed by a split programme with both the soft and super soft tyres been used, with Felipe on the soft and Lance the super soft.
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