Williams Week – 12th July 2021 – 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 the same way we know the strengths and weaknesses of George, and that decision is going to be made during the summer.” – Toto Wolff

Bottas or Russell? Wolff says Mercedes will decide on Hamilton’s 2022 team mate over the summer

“We desperately didn’t want to be 10th on the soft tyre.” – Dave Robson

Williams explains Russell’s qualifying apology for going “too fast”

“Nothing was shown to us on the data and nothing to be seen when we looked at the car. He also didn’t report anything during the race. There was nothing there.” – Jost Capito

Russell ‘over-sensitive’ about pre-race scare

“I have to say Russell is quite especially doing a very good job in qualifying and we just need to work harder and match it or do better.” – Xevi Pujolar

We’ve got the car, but Williams have Russell

“Mentally it’s not easy, we’re all winners, and all here to win, and [it] has been a bit of a rollercoaster this past year” – George Russell

Why Russell is taking disappointments in his stride

“It’s very dependent on the on the weather conditions.” – Jost Capito

Williams doubtful they can replicate Austria form at home

Reutemann, whose film-star looks helped him to become one of the most charismatic figures of his era, was as known for his mysterious personality as for his skills behind the wheel.

Carlos Reutemann: Former Formula One driver dies, aged 79

“Every now and then, when everything was just as he wanted it, he was unbeatable. But we did not get into that zone often enough for him to win the championships that his talent deserved.” – Sir Patrick Head

Patrick Head on the mystery of Carlos Reutemann

“Let’s say the 12th place in France was fantastic and now, with being disappointed with 11th, it shows the fire of the team and the enthusiasm the team has now.” – Jost Capito

Capito pleased by Williams’ disappointment in Austrian GP

“I’m not too sure that will play into our favour, because obviously we’re normally a bit better on the quali performance than we are in the race.” – George Russell

Russell “not sure” if Silverstone F1 sprint race will be good for Williams

“I think they have made a step forward, but also we checked last year in Austria, they started 11th, so it seems to be a circuit they perform really well at.” – Fernando Alonso

Alonso doubts Williams will now be a regular F1 threat to Alpine

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