Williams Week – 23rd August 2021 – The Week in Review
A round-up of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:
The team has sadly not won a race since 2012, and not stood on the podium since 2017. The new ownership though will hopefully, over time, right those wrongs, and help the team relive the glory days, of the dynasty that Frank built.Williams F1: A Look Back At The Dynasty That Frank Built
In recent years Williams have had a limited choice on drivers given their disappointing form. But a combination of new owners and an upward trajectory in terms of on-track performance has made them a very attractive proposition, with Team Principal Jost Capito inundated with calls from drivers interested in a seat for 2022. So who will they go for?Who will be driving for Williams in 2022?
“It’s nice to hear that people talk about it but apart from that I’ll wait and see what happens in the next couple of months and what my future will look like.” – Nyck de VriesDe Vries says it would boost Formula E if he can get F1 seat
“I don’t spend an awful lot of time [following F1], but I am in touch with Jost Capito who I have known for some time. I don’t have any idea that I ring them up and advise them how to develop the car or anything like that, but I am in touch.” – Sir Patrick HeadWilliams co-founder Patrick Head confident team now have the right leadership to succeed again