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  1. Thursday 19 May 2016

  2. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Williams motorhome tour

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  3. Monday 16 May 2016

  4. Bottas: Fifth was 'maximum' for Williams 09:36

    Bottas: Fifth was 'maximum' for Williams

    Valtteri Bottas believes that his fifth place finish in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix represented the "maximum" result available to Williams at the end of a…

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  5. Saturday 14 May 2016

  6. Massa wants 'more margin' after Q1 exit 13:33

    Massa wants 'more margin' after Q1 exit

    Felipe Massa expressed his frustration at being able to run only once in Q1 as he was eliminated at the first hurdle during qualifying for the Spanish Grand…

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  7. Tuesday 10 May 2016

  8. Massa sets Williams podium target 13:16

    Massa sets Williams podium target

    Felipe Massa has set Williams the target of finishing on the podium at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, after the team's best result of the season in Russia…

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  9. Sunday 1 May 2016

  10. Williams pair positive despite missing podium 17:29

    Williams pair positive despite missing podium

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa described the team's Russian Grand Prix as "positive" despite missing out on the podium places. Bottas…

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  11. Sunday 17 April 2016

  12. Massa thrills in defence against Hamilton 11:24

    Massa thrills in defence against Hamilton

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes he achieved the best result available to him during the Chinese Grand Prix and says holding off Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton…

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  13. Saturday 16 April 2016

  14. Bottas says fifth was 'maximum' for Williams 15:24

    Bottas says fifth was 'maximum' for Williams

    Valtteri Bottas says fifth place on the grid at the Chinese Grand Prix was the "maximum" possible for Williams and believes his Q3 lap was his best of the…

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  15. Friday 15 April 2016

  16. Massa 'trusts' Williams after FP1 issues 09:17

    Massa 'trusts' Williams after FP1 issues

    Felipe Massa says he fully trusts Williams' judgment after it was forced to carry out wheel changes between practice sessions in China. Massa and Bottas…

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  17. Pirelli: FP1 incidents 'not tyre related' 06:51

    Pirelli: FP1 incidents 'not tyre related'

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has confirmed that Felipe Massa and Kevin Magnussen's issues during first practice for the Chinese Grand Prix were "not tyre…

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  18. Saturday 2 April 2016

  19. Massa encouraged by new front wing 20:10

    Massa encouraged by new front wing

    Felipe Massa says Williams needs more time to optimise its new front wing but was encouraged after sampling the upgrade for the first time at the Bahrain Grand…

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  20. Thursday 25 February 2016

  21. Williams frustrated by end to first test 18:49

    Williams frustrated by end to first test

    Williams was left frustrated after completing its lowest mileage total on the final day of the opening pre-season test session at Barcelona. Felipe Massa…

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  22. Friday 19 February 2016

  23. Bottas: Williams must be fighting for wins 08:31

    Bottas: Williams must be fighting for wins

    Valtteri Bottas says that Williams "needs to be able to win races" during the 2016 season, following the launch of the team's new car, the Mercedes-powered…

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  24. Wednesday 17 February 2016

  25. Williams confirms Barcelona test line-up 11:49

    Williams confirms Barcelona test line-up

    Williams has confirmed its driver schedule for pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with Valtteri Bottas set to debut the FW38 on…

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  26. Wednesday 9 December 2015

  27. 2015 review: Consolidation for Williams 08:47

    2015 review: Consolidation for Williams

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team post-season review series continues with Williams, which consolidated third in the standings, as drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe…

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  28. Saturday 28 November 2015

  29. Bottas 'expected more' from qualifying 16:30

    Bottas 'expected more' from qualifying

    Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he and Williams "expected more" after a low key qualifying performance at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Bottas wound up sixth…

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  30. Monday 23 November 2015

  31. Williams needs 'triple improvement' for 2016 09:14

    Williams needs 'triple improvement' for 2016

    Felipe Massa believes the only way Williams stands a chance of competing on merit with Mercedes and Ferrari during the 2016 campaign is if the outfit makes a…

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  32. Thursday 19 November 2015

  33. Williams drops Massa exclusion appeal 21:23

    Williams drops Massa exclusion appeal

    Williams has dropped its appeal against Felipe Massa's exclusion from the Brazilian Grand Prix on the grounds of cost, having already accrued sufficient points…

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  34. Monday 16 November 2015

  35. Brazilian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:42

    Brazilian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg cruised to his fifth victory of the season while Felipe Massa was excluded from his home race due to a tyre breach. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  36. Sunday 15 November 2015

  37. Massa excluded due to pre-race tyre breach 20:21

    Massa excluded due to pre-race tyre breach

    Williams driver Felipe Massa has been excluded from the Brazilian Grand Prix after his right-rear tyre did not comply with the maximum tread temperature when it…

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  38. Saturday 14 November 2015

  39. Bottas satisfied after beating 'quicker car' 18:28

    Bottas satisfied after beating 'quicker car'

    Valtteri Bottas expressed satisfaction at outpacing Kimi Räikkönen during qualifying in Brazil, even though he will drop down the grid. Bottas posted the…

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  40. Nasr gets grid penalty for Massa block 18:06

    Nasr gets grid penalty for Massa block

    Felipe Nasr has been hit with a three-place grid penalty for the Brazilian Grand Prix after the stewards deemed that he blocked fellow home driver Felipe Massa…

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  41. Tuesday 10 November 2015

  42. Massa eyes podium repeat on home soil 10:12

    Massa eyes podium repeat on home soil

    Williams driver Felipe Massa has set his sights on repeating the podium finish he achieved at last year's Brazilian Grand Prix when he returns to the Interlagos…

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  43. Friday 6 November 2015

  44. Massa: Williams' 2016 form will decide future 10:30

    Massa: Williams' 2016 form will decide future

    Felipe Massa says that Williams' performance next year will determine whether he extends his Formula 1 career beyond the end of 2016. Massa, 34, made his…

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  45. Monday 2 November 2015

  46. 05:21

    Video of the Day: Massa drives C-X75

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  47. Saturday 31 October 2015

  48. Massa clocks highest speed of season 22:04

    Massa clocks highest speed of season

    Felipe Massa set the highest top speed of the season during qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix as he reached a peak of 364.3km/h (226.3mph) during Q1 at the…

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  49. Thursday 29 October 2015

  50. Smedley: Williams must bounce back 15:32

    Smedley: Williams must bounce back

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says it is vital that Williams bounces back in style at the Mexican Grand Prix, after a double retirement in the United…

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  51. Monday 26 October 2015

  52. Williams drivers halted by damper failures 13:12

    Williams drivers halted by damper failures

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas were both forced out of the United States Grand Prix with damper failures, following separate first corner…

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  53. Sunday 25 October 2015

  54. Massa: Q2 conditions were 'too dangerous' 16:27

    Massa: Q2 conditions were 'too dangerous'

    Felipe Massa reckons Q2 should have been red flagged in Austin on Sunday, and has urged officials not to run the race in similar conditions. Massa qualified…

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  55. Friday 9 October 2015

  56. Williams 'making progress' in wet conditions 15:22

    Williams 'making progress' in wet conditions

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley reckons the team is "making progress" in wet conditions after its practice showing in Russia. Felipe Massa set the…

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  57. Massa tops rain-hit second practice 13:34

    Massa tops rain-hit second practice

    Felipe Massa posted the quickest time during a rain-hit second practice session for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom, ahead of Ferrari driver Sebastian…

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  58. Tuesday 6 October 2015

  59. Bottas says Sochi a 'good fit' for Williams 09:17

    Bottas says Sochi a 'good fit' for Williams

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas expects the team to be closer to pace-setter Mercedes at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, describing the Sochi Autodrom as a…

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  60. Sunday 27 September 2015

  61. Ricciardo, Massa reflect on start clash 09:42

    Ricciardo, Massa reflect on start clash

    Daniel Ricciardo and Felipe Massa were unwilling to blame each other after they made contact at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix. Ricciardo, starting…

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  62. Thursday 24 September 2015

  63. Massa reveals Hülkenberg text apology 09:05

    Massa reveals Hülkenberg text apology

    Felipe Massa has revealed that Nico Hülkenberg sent him a text message to apologise for their collision in the early stages of last weekend's Singapore Grand…

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  64. Monday 21 September 2015

  65. Bottas praises 'amazing' Williams pit crew 08:36

    Bottas praises 'amazing' Williams pit crew

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas heaped praise on his pit crew after they played a key role in his rise to fifth position during Sunday night's Singapore Grand…

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  66. Sunday 20 September 2015

  67. Hülkenberg gets grid drop for Massa clash 14:10

    Hülkenberg gets grid drop for Massa clash

    Nico Hülkenberg has been given a three-place grid drop for the next round of the season in Japan, after colliding with Felipe Massa during the Singapore Grand…

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  68. Wednesday 16 September 2015

  69. Massa braced for 'hardest' remaining circuit 09:39

    Massa braced for 'hardest' remaining circuit

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes that the layout of the Marina Bay Street Circuit - venue for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix - is likely to present…

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  70. Tuesday 8 September 2015

  71. Massa, Piquet Jr. team up for RoC 10:37

    Massa, Piquet Jr. team up for RoC

    Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa and inaugural Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr. will link up again for Team Brazil at this year's Race of Champions in…

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  72. Monday 7 September 2015

  73. Massa describes 'emotional' podium 09:23

    Massa describes 'emotional' podium

    Williams driver Felipe Massa was delighted after recording a second podium finish of the season at the Italian Grand Prix, and repeating his result from 12…

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  74. Sunday 6 September 2015

  75. Vettel: Losing Monza would 'rip our hearts out' 16:13

    Vettel: Losing Monza would 'rip our hearts out'

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel believes that Formula 1's heart would be "ripped out" if the Italian Grand Prix dropped off the calendar. Monza's current…

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  76. Saturday 5 September 2015

  77. Massa targets podium from third row 17:11

    Massa targets podium from third row

    Williams driver Felipe Massa says he is still hopeful of fighting for a podium finish at the Italian Grand Prix, after qualifying on the third row. Massa set…

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  78. Thursday 3 September 2015

  79. Williams boosted by line-up stability 10:38

    Williams boosted by line-up stability

    Sir Frank Williams says his eponymous team is in a "fantastic position" ahead of the 2016 season, thanks to the stability of continuing with Felipe Massa and…

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  80. Williams keeps Massa, Bottas for 2016 10:01

    Williams keeps Massa, Bottas for 2016

    Williams will continue with an unchanged driver line-up of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas for the 2016 season, the pair announced in a video message published…

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  81. Wednesday 5 August 2015

  82. Mid-season review: Williams holds station 09:16

    Mid-season review: Williams holds station

    GPUpdate.net continues its team-by-team mid-season review series with Williams, which is still pushing to be Mercedes' nearest challenger, and the efforts of…

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  83. Monday 27 July 2015

  84. Massa rues pointless Hungary weekend 09:17

    Massa rues pointless Hungary weekend

    Felipe Massa has described Williams' second non-scoring weekend of the 2015 season as "a blow" to the team's championship ambitions. Massa and team-mate…

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  85. Sunday 26 July 2015

  86. Williams duo aim to repeat strong starts 07:12

    Williams duo aim to repeat strong starts

    Williams duo Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa have set their sights on repeating the starts they made at the British Grand Prix during Sunday afternoon's race…

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  87. Tuesday 21 July 2015

  88. Williams duo expect development to pay off 14:03

    Williams duo expect development to pay off

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa are confident that the team's recently-introduced car upgrades will live up to the test of this weekend's…

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  89. Sunday 5 July 2015

  90. Williams pair left with mixed feelings 17:09

    Williams pair left with mixed feelings

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas were left with mixed feelings after finishing fourth and fifth at the British Grand Prix. Massa and Bottas…

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  91. Saturday 4 July 2015

  92. Massa pleased to out-qualify Ferrari 14:57

    Massa pleased to out-qualify Ferrari

    Felipe Massa expressed his satisfaction after Williams outpaced Ferrari in Saturday's qualifying session for the British Grand Prix. Massa and Valtteri…

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  93. Friday 3 July 2015

  94. Williams drivers eye better one-lap pace 18:40

    Williams drivers eye better one-lap pace

    Williams drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas are chasing improved one-lap pace after the first day of practice at Silverstone. Massa and Bottas ended…

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  95. Massa expects third season at Williams 08:16

    Massa expects third season at Williams

    Felipe Massa says he is expecting to remain at Williams in 2016, with the team holding an option on the Brazilian for what would be a third season. Massa…

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  96. Thursday 2 July 2015

  97. Massa says Räikkönen needs to 'relax' 15:33

    Massa says Räikkönen needs to 'relax'

    Williams driver Felipe Massa says former team-mate Kimi Räikkönen needs to "relax" if he is to get his Formula 1 career back on track and boost his chances of…

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  98. Tuesday 23 June 2015

  99. Austrian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:24

    Austrian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg took his third win from four at the Austrian Grand Prix, while McLaren-Honda logged a second successive double retirement. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  100. Sunday 21 June 2015

  101. Massa hopes Williams can overhaul Ferrari 15:45

    Massa hopes Williams can overhaul Ferrari

    Williams driver Felipe Massa has set his sights on overhauling Ferrari after beating Sebastian Vettel to the podium in Austria. Massa capitalised on a slow…

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  102. Friday 19 June 2015

  103. 11:48

    Video: Massa nearly hits Arrivabene

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  104. Tuesday 16 June 2015

  105. Williams sets sights on Ferrari in Austria 17:06

    Williams sets sights on Ferrari in Austria

    Williams performance chief Rob Smedley hopes the squad will be able to edge closer to the front of the Formula 1 grid at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix, and…

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  106. Williams sends Massa, Lynn to Goodwood 12:59

    Williams sends Massa, Lynn to Goodwood

    Felipe Massa and Alex Lynn will both take turns to sample Williams' 1990 Formula 1 challenger at next week's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Massa will tackle…

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  107. Monday 15 June 2015

  108. 05:08

    Austria memories: Massa's pole position

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  109. Monday 8 June 2015

  110. 10:19

    Video: Massa, Ericsson go wheel-to-wheel

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  111. Saturday 6 June 2015

  112. Bottas expecting fight for podium 21:43

    Bottas expecting fight for podium

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is expecting to fight for the podium positions after he qualified on the second row of the Canadian Grand Prix. Bottas set…

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  113. Massa: Tyre war unlikely due to cost 11:48

    Massa: Tyre war unlikely due to cost

    Williams driver Felipe Massa believes that the return of a tyre war is unlikely due to the added expense of two companies competing against each…

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