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Williams Martini Bahrain Test 19:04:2017 Day Two
The Williams Martini team would complete their second day of testing at the Bahrain circuit. This time it would be Gary Paffett who would carry out the test. The team would conduct aerodynamic testing as well as setup and tyre work later in the day. Both driver and the team would come away from the day happy with the results.
Williams Martini Bahrain Test 18:04:2017 Day One
The Williams martini team would complete the opening day of their test session at the Bahrain circuit. Present were both Felipe Massa and Lance Strool. Lance would complete the morining session on a day that the weather play a part with very hot temperature and high winds.These conditions would make any changes difficult to understand but it did give Lance more time behind the wheel.
Bahrain GP: Points scoring result for Massa
The 2017 Bahrain GP would see the Williams Martini team secure further points courtesy of a 6th place finish from Felipe Massa. At one stage in the race Felipe was running 4th but could not hold on to this position. For Team-mate Lance Stroll his race would end with a damaged car after having Sainz run into the side of the Williams going through Turn one. The results would see the Williams team 5th in the championship.
Bahrain GP: Satisfying qualifying for Williams Martini
Qualifying for the 2017 Bahrain GP for the Williams Martini team would produce what could be described as a satisfying result for the team. Felipe Massa would finish in 8th while team-mate Lance Stroll was able to lift himself out of the cut off zone and finish 12th. For Lance he now has the choice of tyres for the start. For Felipe he would come away pleased with his position on the grid. Come Sunday's race both Williams drivers are in a position to look at securing a good points scoring result.
Bahrain GP: FP3 more of the same for Williams Martini
The results of the final Saturday practice session for the 2017 Bahrain GP would see the Williams Martini team produce a similar result to the final Friday session. Felipe Massa would finish in a very encouraging 6th position but for team-mate Lance Stroll it was again a difficult session for the young Canadian. He would finish down in 14th. Both drivers would spend the majority of their time on track running on the super soft tyres.
Bahrain GP: Mixed results for Williams Martini in FP2
The results of the second Friday practice session for the 2017 Bahrain GP would see a mixed result for the Williams Martini team. Felipe Massa would finish the session in a positiove 7th but for team-mate Lance Stroll, after a good first session, he would drop down the order to finish only 16th. The team will have to try and understand Lance's drop off in performance. Lance also had to cope with the fact that his feet started to give him pain late in the session due to the high temperatures.
Bahrain GP: Positive start for Williams Martini in FP1
The opening Friday practice session for the 2017 Bahrain GP was a positive one for the Williams Martini team. Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll would finish the session in 5th and 6th after their soft tyre runs. The early part of the session saw both drivers on the medium tyre. The only thing of concern was a brake failure that Felipe would suffer late in the session. This would see the team call Lance back into his pit to check his car.
Bahrain GP: Williams Martini Grand Prix Preview
Just one week after the Chinese GP the Williams Martini team moves to the Middle East for the 2017 Bahrain GP. After the frustrations of the Chinese GP weekend which saw both Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll qualify well only to fail to produce a result in the race the team is hoping to turn things around. For Felipe it is a track that he enjoys going to and for Lance it will be a track that he has driven on before. The team is looking to get their season back on track.
Chinese GP: Tough day for Williams Martini
It would be a tough day for the Williams Martini team at the 2017 Chinese GP. The team would fail to score any points with Lance Strool retiring after been hit from the rear seeing his car ending up in the gravel. For Felipe Massa his race was a mix of a difficult start followed by a loss of positions with a lack of grip in what were difficult conditions. This result was made even more disappointing after what was a a strong showing in qualifying.
Chinese GP: Williams Martini 2nd & 3rd in shortened FP1
In what was a frustrating session the Williams Martini team would see their drivers finish in 2nd and 3rd in the opening Friday practice for the 2017 Chinese GP. It was a session that saw both Williams drivers completing a handful of laps with Felipe Massa finishing ahead of team-mate Lance Stroll. It would be 45 minutes into the session before the cars were able to run. It was a session where not a lot was learnt by the Williams team.
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