British Grand Prix Race

Race Notes: Valtteri Bottas achieved his best ever race result and a second consecutive podium in an eventful British Grand Prix today. Felipe Massa was forced to retire after getting caught in a multi-car accident at the start that red flagged the race for nearly an hour. After initially moving from 14th to ninth before the restart, Valtteri continued to […]

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British Grand Prix Qualifying

Qualifying Notes Valtteri Bottas finished 17th and Felipe Massa 18th in a weather affected qualifying session at Silverstone. As teams changed from the intermediate tyre to dry weather tyres, the rain started to fall again leaving both drivers in the drop zone and exiting at the end of Q1. Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: We have a good car […]

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British Grand Prix Practice

Objectives: Aero evaluations, set-up and tyre work FP1: Felipe Massa: 1:39.461 (17th), Susie Wolff: 1:44.212 (21st) FP2: Valtteri Bottas: 1:36.016 (6th), Felipe Massa: 1:36.671 (11th) Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: It was an eventful day. We started off in FP1 with Susie stopping on the track. We all really felt for her as she was just starting to get […]

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Young Driver Test – Day Three

Driver: Susie Wolff Chassis / engine: FW35-04 / RS27-5329/3 Location: Silverstone International Circuit, 5.891kms/ 3.66 miles Objectives: Aero evaluations and pitstop practice Weather: Dry and sunny Air & track temps: 20-26ºC / 28-45ºC Xevi Pujolar, Chief Engineer: Susie did a great job for us today. We did some aero tests this morning while she familiarised herself with the car and […]

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Young Driver Test – Day Two

Driver: Pastor Maldonado & Daniel Juncadella Chassis / engine: FW35-04 / RS27-5329/3 Location: Silverstone International Circuit, 5.891kms/ 3.66 miles Objectives: Pirelli tyre testing with Pastor, new tyre runs and long run with Daniel Weather: Dry and sunny Air & track temps: 20-27ºC / 28-44ºC Xevi Pujolar, Chief Engineer: This morning we did a tyre test with Pastor following a programme […]

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Young Driver Test – Day One

Driver: Daniel Juncadella Chassis / engine: FW35-04 / RS27-5329/3 Location: Silverstone International Circuit, 5.891kms/ 3.66 miles Objectives: Aero evaluations, tyre testing and driver evaluation. Weather: Dry and sunny, Air & track temps: 20-28ºC / 28-46ºC Xevi Pujolar, Chief Engineer: We are really pleased with Dani today. He adapted to the team and the car very quickly, and was straight up […]

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British Grand Prix Race

• Pastor Maldonado finished 11th with Valtteri Bottas 12th in today’s British Grand Prix. • In an eventful race, which included two safety car periods, both drivers made a two-stop strategy work to finish just outside the points from P15 and P16. • The team will be looking to build on its best result of the season as we enter […]

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