Felipe Massa: "Today was a very frustrating day and a race to forget for us."
Williams believes that a perfect storm of an unsuitable track, lack of downforce and tricky tyre temperature management contributed to its troubles in Monaco Grand Prix qualifying.
Felipe Massa: "Monaco just isn’t a circuit that suits the characteristics of our car."
Lewis Hamilton’s commitment to Mercedes for another three years has put the attention back on the Formula 1 driver market – and the lack of potential openings in the top teams.
Speculation surrounding Valtteri Bottas’s future is a positive rather than a distraction for the Finn, claims his manager Didier Coton.
Valtteri Bottas: "It feels good to split the Ferraris for a second race in a row and this has been another solid points haul for the team."
Mercedes team gets another 1-2 win, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is in P3
Valtteri Bottas: "It's always a good feeling to split the Ferraris."
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel splits Mercedes pair. Lewis Hamilton is two tenth slower then his teammate.
Two-time Formula 1 champion Mika Hakkinen believes it is “difficult to know” whether Ferrari should retain Kimi Raikkonen beyond the end of 2015.
Valtteri Bottas believes that Williams is making inroads into pacesetters Mercedes and Ferrari, having proved itself to be Formula 1’s third-quickest team.
Falling track and air temperatures add extra complexity to strategy decisions.
This is Scuderia’s 684th podium finish. Today the team consolidated second place in the Constructors’ Championship with 107 points.
Valtteri Bottas: "Sebastian was quicker than me, and closed up behind very fast, but the fight was really good fun."
Lewis Hamilton scored his third victory of the season in Bahrain, but Kimi Raikkonen was the star of the show for Ferrari, grabbing second from Nico Rosberg in the closing stages.