Williams Week – 17th September 2018 – The Week in Review
A round-up of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:
Pictures from the Singapore Grand Prix:
“We wouldn’t be in favour of three cars. You’ve got team collaborations and then you’re going to have three cars. Where does this end? It’s another step in the wrong direction.” – Claire Williams
F1 rivals question Mercedes’ third car idea
Williams Advanced Engineering, a subsidiary of Oxfordshire-based Williams Grand Prix, will work alongside motor components firm Unipart Manufacturing Group in a joint venture named Hyperbat Limited, it revealed today (11 September).
Williams F1 engineers behind UK’s first dedicated electric car battery factory – which will power Aston Martin supercar
The Oris watch’s lightweight carbon fiber case and dial are made using a technique borrowed from Williams that’s unique to watchmaking – the middle section of the case weighs just 7.2 grams.
Oris and Williams Racing Formula 1 Team unveil limited edition carbon chronograph
“Probably we were somewhat blindsided that the success that we managed to achieve very quickly in 2014 from doing the work in 2013, and that was a big turnaround. We didn’t do that, and I think the subsequent years of success blinded us to that issue that we probably had, so now we are addressing it.” – Clare Williams
Williams was “blindsided” by early turbo hybrid success
In this list neither Lance Stroll or Sergey Sirotkin will feature, this is because I believe Stroll will be on his way to Force India and Sirotkin will either be resigned for one of the seats or moved to a development role within the team.
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