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William's Stroll positive ahead of Shanghai

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 00:35

Williams' rookie Lance Stroll looks ahead to Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix and heaps praise on his new teammate Felipe Massa

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RESENDING WITH FULL SCRIPT SHOWS: SHANGHAI, CHINA (APRIL 5, 2017) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) WILLIAMS DRIVER, LANCE STROLL, SAYING: "It will be an interesting weekend. First race, first time, so yeah I'm looking forward to it. Looks like the weather could be interesting this weekend so we'll see what happens, but yeah I'm looking forward to the weekend." 2. WHITE FLASH 3. (SOUNDBITE) (English) WILLIAMS DRIVER, LANCE STROLL, SAYING: "So far so good, I'm really enjoying working with Felipe (Massa), he's a great guy, a great driver, he has a lot of experience so I think he helps the team in many ways. So all positives." STORY: Williams' 18-year-old Canadian rookie Lance Stroll said on Wednesday (April 5) that he was looking forward to Sunday's (April 9) Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. Stroll failed to finish the season opening Australian Grand Prix on March 26, retiring with a front left brake failure after running as high as 13th. The Canadian, who won last year's European Formula Three title, also heaped praise on his new teammate, Brazilian veteran Felipe Massa, for the experience he has brought to Williams. The British-based team, who last won a race in 2012, finished fifth last year.

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William's Stroll positive ahead of Shanghai

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 - 00:35