'Horrible' start to 2011 for Williams - Barrichello

By Motorsport.com/GMM

Disappointing start of the season for Barrichello
Disappointing start of the season for Barrichello

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Rubens Barrichello has denounced a "horrible" start to his 18th consecutive season in Formula One.

Williams was buoyed by a positive winter season, but the veteran Brazilian Barrichello said Melbourne and Malaysia have left him disappointed.

"It's sad, but after two trials, that is the right word. We expected a stronger start to the season," the 38-year-old told Brazilian television Rede Globo.

"I think there is potential to discover in this car, but the first two races have been horrible," he added.

Barrichello said the main problems are a lack of straightline speed and "the lack of reliability to finish the races".

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Series FORMULA 1
Drivers Rubens Barrichello
Teams Williams
Tags barrichello, williams