Williams Week – 13th July 2020 – The Week in Review

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

“Jack has been working hard with the engineers in Grove and we are looking forward to working with him at the track as we continue with our intensive test programme.”

Aitken gets Williams FP1 outing for F1 Styrian GP at Red Bull Ring

“We recognised at board level [that] Williams Advanced Engineering had been…subdued in its ability to really grow and exploit technology development through lack of investment,”

Interview: Williams Advanced Engineering MD Craig Wilson

The traditional models of sports sponsorship and customer engagement are no longer relevant or sustainable and the appointment of PumpJack is one more step we are taking to ensure Williams remains at the forefront of innovation both in our core purpose of racing in Formula One, but also in how we engage with our fans and deliver value for our partners.” – Tim Hunt, Williams Commercial Director

Williams F1 add PumpJack to boost data acquisition and fan experience

[Russell’s] power unit was returned to HPP in Brixworth, and after investigations it has been deemed that it suffered a gear drive failure. Russell’s car will thus have a new ICE, MGU-H and turbo when Williams reserve driver Jack Aitken takes to the track in FP1 on Friday for the Styrian Grand Prix.

Russell set for new Mercedes power unit after Austrian GP failure

“I don’t think Claire would allow me to go anywhere else potentially other than Mercedes. Like I say, that’s not in my hands, that’s in her hands, and for all the powers above me to deal with and see what happens there.” – George Russell

“I Don’t Think Claire Would Allow Me to Go Anywhere Else”-George Russell Opens up on His Future Outside Williams F1

“Toto has not bought new shares in the business in the recent past or new past. It was just an issue with a transaction.” – Claire Williams

Williams explains Wolff’s continued shareholding in F1 team

Many, many teams have come and gone in Formula 1. From the UK there’s been Cooper, Tyrrell, March, Arrows, Alta, Benetton, Hesketh and many more, and from elsewhere in the world we’ve seen the names Lancia, Maserati, Porsche, Zakspeed, De Tomaso and Eagle arrive and depart the F1 grid. Even Mercedes took a 55-year hiatus. There’s one team, however, that arrived more than 40 years ago and with grit and determination has stayed in F1 ever since. That team is Williams.

Williams F1 through the years

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