Williams Week – 16th November 2020 – The Week in Review

The Williams Week

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

“Fortunately, we have enough people at the factory with experience, in the current situation with the coronavirus we have people on standby anyway. Next year we will rotate everyone during the races.” – Simon Roberts

Teams need more staff not cuts for 2021

“Of course I was worried. Simon, the new owners and I had a clarifying conversation. There it was made clear that we have a contract. Period.” – George Russell

Russell admits to Williams contract rumour anxiety

Williams had made clear to Russell’s parent team, Mercedes, that it wanted to keep him for the long-term, having signed him to a three-year contract that started last year.

How Russell found himself at the centre of F1’s silly season

“When the announcement was made that I wasn’t going to be with the team next season, he was the first and only one to send me a WhatsApp message.” – Roman Grosjean

Grosjean reveals only one F1 driver messaged him after Haas exit news

“If you had stayed with Williams 1996, it could have been you.” – Damon Hill

“It Could Have Been You” – Ex-Williams Teammates Damon Hill and David Coulthard Praise Each Other on Twitter

“Michael called me up later and he said, ‘I’m going to drive for Williams next year’, I said, ‘fantastic Michael, really good’. You know, because I really liked Frank a lot and really wanted him to have the best driver.” – Jochan Mass

Mass persuaded Schumacher to shun Williams and join Ferrari

Williams announced on Wednesday evening that Roberts had been retested earlier in the day after showing minor symptoms for COVID-19

Acting Williams F1 boss Roberts tests positive for COVID-19

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