F1, Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, MotoGP, ALMS, And More!
z


Jan 23, 2014 - 06:31 AM
Top News!
Rumors Edition!
Upcoming Racing! (Updated)



Top Stories
· NASCAR Announces Sweeping Changes To Qualifying Formats (Jan 22, 2014)
· First Photos: Sahara Force India 2014 Formula One F1 VJM07 (Jan 22, 2014)
· 2014 Formula One F1 Entry List - With Car Numbers (Jan 10, 2014)
· Austin Dillon Paces NASCAR Sprint Cup Test Session At Daytona (Jan 10, 2014)
· Rolex 24 Testing Complete With Fittipaldi Holding Fastest Lap (Jan 5, 2014)

Previous Top Stories!


Hot Rumors!
· F1: Sirotkin's place at Sauber now in doubt ? (Jan 22, 2014)
· F1: Caterham set for Kobayashi-Ericsson in 2014 ? (Jan 20, 2014)
· F1: McLaren, Brawn rumours ? (Jan 19, 2014)
· F1: Kolles entry with carmaker Dacia ? (Jan 19, 2014)
· F1: Vettel's daughter born in Switzerland ? (Jan 15, 2014)
More Rumors!


Smedley won't be Massa's race engineer at Williams
Posted by: Admin on Jan 23, 2014 - 06:29 AM
Formula 1 News
Smedley won't be Massa's race engineer at Williams


Felipe Massa will not be reuniting with his usual race engineer in 2014.

There has been speculation that, because both Brazilian Massa and his well-known, long-time race engineer Rob Smedley are moving from Ferrari to Williams, they might reunite in their old working relationship at the Grove based team.


 

Bookmark and Share

But it is believed Briton Smedley, who has been at Ferrari for ten years and is famous for his big-brotherly radio banter with Massa, has accepted an engineering role with greater responsibility at Williams.

Indeed, Williams confirmed that Massa will work directly with Andrew Murdoch this year, who was the Lotus-departed Pastor Maldonado's race engineer in 2013.

"I get on very well with Felipe," Massa's new Williams teammate, Finn Valtteri Bottas, said.

"He's a very nice guy and a great driver."

Meanwhile, Brazil's Globo reports that, having failed to find a race seat for 2014, rising Brazilian driver Felipe Nasr is now targeting a reserve and Friday seat at Williams.

"Unfortunately it (finding a race seat) did not work for financial reasons and due to my little experience," said Nasr, who finished last year's GP2 championship in fourth place.

"So the plan now is to try to be third driver in a middle team."

He said a place at Williams, working alongside his countryman Massa, would be "positive".

"With another Brazilian there I think it would make the exchange of information easier, so it is something that could happen. It is open," Nasr admitted.



PaddockTalk Perspective



Also in Formula 1 News:



 
Related links
· F1 Edition
· PaddockTalk Top News
· F1 Rumors
· More about Formula 1 News







Home :: _ 


All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest (c) 2003-2014 by PaddockTalk.com.
Contact E-mail: admin@paddocktalk.com
Privacy