Pilot Williams Felipe Massa was unhappy with the results of the Grand Prix of Russia-2017.
For most of the race Felipe was comfortable driving the sixth, but on the 41st lap of the race was forced to go to an additional pit stop due to a slow puncture.
“I’m disappointed. We were not lucky with the tyres, ‘ said the Brazilian. – I carefully treated the car and rubber, and sixth place was in our pocket. Hurt the team to lose valuable points. But nothing changed.
The machine worked well and consistently. I got a great start and first lap. I was ahead of [Sergio] Perez by eight seconds. We simply did not have luck.
In addition, I am sincerely happy for Valtteri [Bottas], who won his first career victory. When he moved to Mercedes, I knew that he will succeed. Now it will be another pilot, because the first victory of change riders.”
His teammate lance Stroll finished 11-M.
“I managed a very good start: at some point, I went eighth, but then I pushed on the curb. I lost grip with the asphalt and the car just blew, ‘ said the canadian. – Damage was avoided, but I fell back to the tail of the peloton.
The first part of the race turned out to be unsuccessful, as I had a reversal. I overheated the rear tyres, causing the cohesion was weak.
On the final leg of the race I managed to win. In addition, I managed to finish the first time, which is nice”.
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