Williams Week – 10th December 2018 – The Week in Review

A round-up of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:

According to the Polish press, the deal said to be worth at least 10 million US dollars per season. PKN Orlen is branding will be prominent on Williams cars, as well as driver helmets, team overalls and apparel.
Polish funds and talent head for Williams F1

Heaney said it was “amazing” to win the award, while Lowe said the winner stood out due to “evidence of great leadership.”
2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future winner revealed

“We are pleased to be joining with BAE Systems in this strategic alliance. We look forward to growing this relationship still further and sharing expertise across the talented people at these iconic British companies, in engineering and beyond, to deliver significant benefits to our customers and partners.” – Mike O’Driscoll
Fast jet and F1 technology partnership signed between BAE Systems and Williams

Seven victories and 11 podiums. It was quite the season for George Russell, the Briton following up his 2017 GP3 title win with victory in the F2 championship at the first attempt, fending off a stern challenge from Lando Norris and Alexander Albon. He will now face those two adversaries in F1 next season, after earning a deal with Williams to race alongside the returning Robert Kubica.
WATCH: How new Williams F1 recruit George Russell won the F2 title

“Of course we wanted to lower the price a bit and get an assurance that Williams will get better. We did not reach a consensus.” – Mika Salo
Sergey Sirotkin’s F1 sponsor wanted discount for 2019

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