GP Mexico: Bottas: “Force India had more pace, we did a great job”


Williams returned to minimize damage in a Grand Prix in which the team improved to a working basis the expectations created by the pace of the car.

And Valtteri Bottas, after his bad experience of Austin, returned to lead the team on the track, getting a valuable eighth square that keeps the team options to beat Force India to the end of the season. The Finnish driver said after the race that the team had done an outstanding job with the strategy and the choice of the moment to stop in the pit lane, allowing you to maximize the potential of the car.

“As a team we did a good job today with the strategy and the tactic that worked so well as we would have expected. we Get that the strategy of a stop work, which helped the perfect moment in which we made the stop. Unfortunately, Force India had a bit more pace than us and it is so one of them ended up in front of us. Our battle with them is very closed and only need to make sure that we do an even better job the next time in Brazil”.

Felipe Massa he also accompanied the good performance of his teammate and made up for it with courage your less pace in the race. The brazilian knew how to contain during the mator part of the race the Force India of Sergio Perez, who finished unhinged and unable to win the position from the brazilian with their fans.

“it Was a race really complicated. Was very happy with the first lap, because I made a lot of overtaking to get sixth. I stopped to put the medium tyres and I suffered in the first fifteen laps , as in the training. Then, the grip started to improve lap after lap and I struggled the whole race, with Pérez. It was really complicated to stay in front of him, but I pressed on until the end and I am very happy with the result”.