Countdown to 2013 Formula One season: 106 days
Rob Smedley (Felipe Massa’s race engineer) is 39 today!
Williams announced today that their 2013 F1 lineup will be Pastor Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas. The young Finn last drove in 2011, when he won the GP3 championship. He joins fellow GP3 champ Esteban Gutierrez on the F1 grid.
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Stat of the day:
Despite his disqualification from qualifying in Spain, Lewis Hamilton still has the best record in 2012 for grid position. His average is 4.3, compared to Sebastian Vettel’s 5.05. Mark Webber is third-best with an average of 5.85.