Williams Week – 10th January 2022 – The Week in Review

The Williams Week 2021

The Williams Week 2021


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

In late 2019, Williams asked ROKiT to pay $1m that had been communicated, which owner Johnathan Kendrick promised to pay in March 2020. Later, a ROKiT employee sent a document to the team “which bears all the indicia of an instruction to a bank to wire” the $24.4m that was owed at the time.

Williams wins $35m lawsuit against former title sponsor ROKiT

“We have to accept that, and it will make us better as well. It will bring some pain in the short term but it will make us better in the end, I think.” – Dave Robson

Williams expect ‘short-term pain’ from wind tunnel changes

“I never heard a bad word from him all year, still being very direct in what he wants and what he expects. I think that is a fantastic attitude of George.” – Jost Capito

Russell ‘demanding’ but great team player

“I actually wasn’t much to do with it, so I have to say a big thank you and shout-out to Infinity Sports Management” – Logan Sargeant

F1 hopes are falling into place for Sargeant

“Toto also has no problem with Alex leaving Red Bull to join us. It wasn’t as hard as it looked from the outside.” – Jost Capito

Albon-Williams talks ‘not as hard’ as they appeared

“I think that might be of limited value because we don’t know the details of the Red Bull car that did the tyre testing” – Dave Robson

Albon’s 18-inch tyre testing experience will be of “limited value” to Williams

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