Williams Week – 14th September 2020 – The Week in Review

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

It remains unclear how long Roberts will hold the position, but the team has confirmed he will keep the role “during this transitional period” following the overhaul of senior management personnel at Williams.

Williams names Simon Roberts as acting F1 team principal

“It has been and remains a huge privilege to be part of this great team” – Mike O’Driscoll

Williams CEO O’Driscoll to retire after F1 team’s sale

“It’s been my greatest pleasure and my biggest honour to work with you. Thank you so much, from the bottom of my heart.” – Claire Williams

After 740 races, Williams family end their Formula One journey

“I really believe we could have scored points today” – George Russell

Points were possible for Williams at Monza

She was also gifted a special present, in honour of her favourite memory as team boss: Williams’ double podium at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas finished second and third behind Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton on the final day of the season.

Claire Williams gifted nose and front wing assembly from 2014 car as family bows out of F1

“If I think of Williams I cannot forget all the challenges we have as Scuderia Ferrari. Our history, Williams is part of the history, always a very fair battle, a very fair challenge.” – Mattia Binotto

Binotto recalls ‘fair battles’ with Williams

“Frank said ‘I want to see you progressing, I want to see you making steps,’” – Jenson Button

‘My respect for Frank Williams’

“People probably don’t actually know but we have a surprising amount of downforce, we are just getting pretty punished down the straights. I think that will be a good opportunity.” – George Russell

Russell circles Imola as best opportunity for points

“I have to say, the fact that he actually kept on and I think he lost a tenth, maybe a tenth-and-a-half, but the fact that the car and the tyres were still happy to complete the rest of the lap, was actually pretty impressive, and a bit surprising.” – Dave Robson

Williams F1 team surprised Russell’s off didn’t ruin Tuscan GP qualifying lap

“Obviously, we operate under the cost cap, so we’ve got a bit more flexibility than other teams. We just want to do the right things and they’re talking really seriously about it.” – Simon Roberts

Dorilton can’t fix Williams like magic

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