Canadian Grand Prix 2016 – Race

Weather: Overcast, dry track Temperature: Air: 12-13°C Track: 21-24°C Race Notes: • Valtteri Bottas claimed the team’s first podium of the season, finishing third in today’s Canadian Grand Prix • Felipe Massa was forced to retire following a water system issue that caused his power unit to overheat on lap 36 • Valtteri had a good start and managed to […]

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Canadian Grand Prix 2016 – Qualifying

Weather: Overcast, dry track Temperature: Air: 15-16°C Track: 21-22°C Q1 V. Bottas: 1:14.389 (5th) F. Massa: 1:14.815 (12th) Quickest time: N. Rosberg 1:13.714 Q2 V. Bottas: 1:13.791 (4th) F. Massa: 1:13.864 (8th) Quickest time: L. Hamilton 1:14.121 Q3 V. Bottas: 1:13.670 (7th) F. Massa: 1:13.769 (8th) Quickest time: L. Hamilton 1:12.812 Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: I think we […]

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Canadian Grand Prix 2016 – Practice

FP1 Weather: Warm and Dry Air & Track Temperatures: 13-15°C / 25-32°C V Bottas, FW38-03, PU106C Hybrid, 1:16.301 (6th) F Massa, FW38-02, PU106C Hybrid, 1:17.065 (14th) Quickest time: L. Hamilton (1:14.755) FP2 Weather: Warm and Dry Air & Track Temperatures: 17-20°C / 43-46°C V Bottas, FW38-03, PU106C Hybrid, 1:15.213 (6th) F Massa, FW38-02, PU106C Hybrid, 1:15.513 (13th) Quickest time: L. […]

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Canadian Grand Prix 2015 – Practice

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada 4.361kms / 2.710miles FP1 Weather: Warm and dry Air & Track Temperatures: 17-20°C / 22-31°C Felipe Massa, FW37-02, PU106B Hybrid: 1:17.985 (6th) Valtteri Bottas, FW37-03, PU106B Hybrid: 1:18.325 (11th) Quickest Time L Hamilton, 1:16.212 FP2 Weather: Dry then heavy rain Air & Track Temperatures: 18-23°C / 21–35°C Valtteri Bottas, FW37-03, PU106B Hybrid: 1:16.849 (6th) Felipe […]

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Canadian Grand Prix Race

Race Notes: • Valtteri Bottas finished seventh, while Felipe Massa retired on the last lap. • Both cars ran in the top five early on, challenging for the podium places. • Valtteri suffered with high brake and engine temperatures, preventing him finishing higher than seventh. • Felipe was attacking Perez for fourth on the final lap when Perez crashed into […]

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Canadian Grand Prix Practice

Objectives: Aero evaluations, set-up and tyre work FP1: Valtteri Bottas 1:18.361 (5th), Felipe Massa 1:19.575 (17th) FP2: Felipe Massa 1:16.774 (6th), Valtteri Bottas 1:16.893 (7th) Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: A fairly standard Friday in Canada really; we had a few dramas with brake temperatures, but I don’t think any team is different, and Felipe lost some time with […]

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