Williams Week – 17th May 2021 – The Week in Review

The Williams Week 2021

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

“The car felt today the best it’s ever felt, to be honest, in a race, probably the best I can ever remember.” – George Russell

Williams ‘felt the best it ever has’ despite late slide to 14th

“I felt really confident and it showed – we were behind Fernando, catching him up and trying to overtake him in what is clearly a bit of a faster car at the moment, the Alpine.” – George Russell

Good strategy gave Russell ‘half a chance’ of points

“We’re excited to share some of the incredible stories that have made the team what it is today and hear from supporters who have their own amazing tales of what Williams means to them.” – Jost Capito

Williams cars will carry fans’ names at Monaco Grand Prix as team celebrate 750 races in F1

“We’ve not crashed into each other on track. Lando and I battled in Formula 2 but we didn’t have any true battles, we didn’t go wheel-to-wheel or crash into each other – we had no reason to hate each other.” – George Russell

Russell has ‘no reason to hate’ young rivals

“I’ll let them have that one, but I think for season four I might be a little bit more in there.” – George Russell

Russell hints at bigger Drive to Survive storyline

“It is nice to go to bed in your own bed but I would rather be at the track, to be honest.” – Dave Robson

F1 could limit number of races staff can attend

“I’m happy that at least the most important session of the weekend [the race] was the one that was the best, so we’re ending kind of on a high. But there’s lots of homework to do before Monaco for sure.” – Nicholas Latifi

Latifi pleased to end Spanish GP weekend ‘on a high’ – but admits Williams have ‘lots of homework’ ahead of Monaco

“I think the talent is there. I think he is very close to Lewis and has the potential to get there. For sure.” – Dave Robson

Russell very close to Hamilton’s early F1 career level

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