Williams Week – 24th August 2020 – The Week in Review

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

“The sale ensures the team’s survival but most importantly will provide a path to success.”

Williams F1 racing team sold to US-based investment firm Dorilton Capital

“It’s not something that I wanted and I made it clear with Mercedes that my main priority with those shares is to sell them. The process that has been started by Claire and the team is something that I really appreciate because it allows me to sell those shares” – Toto Wolff

I sold the Williams shares but I got them back

He worked numerous jobs before entering Grand Prix racing – including being employed by Frank Williams… as a van driver!

Listen to Johnny Dumfries on being team mates with Senna and driving vans for Frank Williams

“We don’t want to be here fighting for the latter positions, but the fact that we are on par with the Haas and the Alfas they probably still just have the legs on us but they are really within striking distance” – George Russell

Haas, Alfa Romeo within “striking distance” for Williams

Williams’ first race back then was the 1977 Spanish Grand Prix at Jarama where the British team entered a March 761 for Belgian driver Patrick Nève.

Where it all started for Williams in F1

“Aerodynamically we have really poor efficiency in the car” – George Russell

Williams ‘by far the draggiest car’ in F1

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