Williams Week – 2nd March 2015
A roundup of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:
That leaves one big question mark lingering: what’s going on with the team that came closest to beating Mercedes on merit in 2014? Is Williams’s absence from the top of the timesheets because it’s the darkest horse in the pitlane or because it’s failed to push on from last year’s renaissance and is poised to be swallowed up again?
The unanswered question of F1 testing, Autosport (Pay)
No team looks better prepared for the new season than Williams, despite their limited resources. In the battle to decide who is second best – which could be what 2015 is all about – they look up for the challenge. And whatever they do achieve will be well received, for this is one of the great teams of F1.
Why Williams will lead the F1 pack behind invincible-looking Mercedes, Guardian
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff has reduced his shareholding in Williams by selling a further tranche of equity to a US businessman.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reduces his shareholding in Williams, BBC
In Formula One any investment decision must be “focused on what gets the best car performance on track”. He added: “You become more competitive, improve your position on the grid, win more prizemoney and attract more sponsors.”
New Williams Formula 1 finance chief believes team well set for new season