The 2014 Formula 1 season has been dominated by the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, but on Saturday in Austria it was Williams Martini Racing shining with a 1-2 effort in qualifying.
Felipe Massa managed to capture his first pole position since the 2008 Brazilian GP, while teammate Valtteri Bottas enjoyed the best qualifying performance of his career. We caught up with the Williams duo and their fellow drivers to see what they had to say before Sunday’s race.
‘Don’t Rule Me Out,’ Says Hamilton After Qualifying Ninth
Lewis Hamilton is optimistic and laid back heading into Sunday’s Austrian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)
Lewis Hamilton says he’s looking forward to fighting his way up from ninth on the grid in Austria.
The Mercedes driver was surprisingly upbeat given his disastrous qualifying session, which began with his first lap time being cancelled for exceeding track limits, and ended with a spin at Turn 2 on his final run.
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