Massa has to wait as Bottas first to drive Williams FW36
21 January, 2014
Felipe Massa will have to wait until day three of Jerez testing before getting his chance to sample the all new, Mercedes turbo powered, Williams FW36 as Valtteri Bottas is down to do duty on the first two days in Spain.
Williams wrote on Twitter: “We can announce we will be on track in Jerez. @ValtteriBottas will do days 1 & 2 @Felipe1Massa days 3 & 4 running our heritage blue livery.”
Massa will be driving a non-Ferrari engine for the first time in his F1 career – during his early years at Sauber the team used a Ferrari based engine.
It is not yet known when the Grove based team will launch their new car, or follow the trend of most and unveil the FW36 in the Jerez pitlane on the morning of the first day of the first test. (GP247)
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