It felt like a weekend even more complicated for Williams in Hungary, as has been customary the last two years, and this Saturday has come to confirm these expectations. The team of Grove has had serious problems to be fast in both dry and wet, and when it seemed that they could do something, luck and circumstances played against.
Valtteri Bottas got access to the Q3 thanks to the fall in disgrace of his fellow countryman Kimi Räikkönen in Q2, but the Finnish driver was unable to make further progress in the session short, and saldrá from the 10th position. Bottas had appreciated the decisions of your team as successful, and regretted that the fate of the yellow flags will pillase out of the game in the last session, but promises to fight tomorrow:
“Has been a ranking really complicated by the conditions of the time. I think that, as a team, we have taken the right strategic decisions. It is a shame that we are out of position for the yellow flags on my last attempt, I was improving a lot of my time, but obviously I had to raise the foot, it was a bit unfortunate. I think that tomorrow we will have a good battle with Force India, and my mission is to batirles“.
If someone does not smiled, the goddess Fortuna in the box of Williams, was to Felipe Massa. For the second time this season, the brazilian driver was eliminated in Q1, a chaotic session in which he was the protagonist of one of the four red flags to the to impact against the protections. Massa has apologized publicly, and he hopes that his situation of grill give it an unexpected twist tomorrow.
“We have gambled on intermediate tyres at that time, and unfortunately it did not work for me. I apologize to the guys in the garage, because I was trying to do the best that I could, but in such conditions anything can happen“
“Now, we just need to concentrate on the race tomorrow. we Know that is not the ideal position in this circuit, but we have to be ready for anything tomorrow, because it could all change in the race”.