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Pole Position For Williams in Austria


Williams Austrian GPThe Austrian GP is back after an absence of over a decade. As the hills come to life with the sound of Formula One engines once again, the newly named Red Bull Ring was a step into the unknown for many drivers who have never driven the track. Increased pressure for Red Bull in what is in effectively their home race. Can they challenge the unrelenting domination of the Mercedes-Benz team like they did during last race? If qualifying is anything to go by, the answer is no. Pole Position For Williams in Austria!

In what has to be the most popular result this season, it is a strong 1-2 for the Williams team at last realising the performance potential of their car. Felipe Massa claims his first pole position since the accident that put him in hospital. Mercedes-Benz were strong but Rosberg could not quite match the Williams pace whilst his team mate appeared to crack under pressure, locking up and spinning his car. Bottas took second with his Williams whilst Rosberg clocked 3rd overall. Alonso dragged his Ferrari up to fourth ahead of Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull. Sebastian Vettel starts 13th after not even making it into Q3.

Pole position for Williams has created a race to be anticipated!

1. Felipe Massa

2. Valtteri Bottas

3. Nico Rosberg

4. Fernando Alonso

5. Daniel Ricciardo

6. Kevin Magnussen

7. Daniil KvyatRussia

8. Kimi Raikkonen

9. Lewis Hamilton

10. Nico Hulkenberg

11. Sergio Perez 

12. Jenson Button

13. Sebastian Vettel

14. Pastor Maldonado

15. Jean-Eric Vergne

16. Romain Grosjean

17. Adrian Sutil

18. Esteban Gutierrez

19. Jules Bianchi

20. Kamui Kobayashi

21. Max Chilton

22. Marcus Ericsson