Williams Week – 25th January 2021 – The Week in Review

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

“I discussed with the Williams owners and said that my aim is not just to get better results. I believe that motorsport also has a social role to play in society.” – Jost Capito

Williams’ Capito convinced F1 must endorse ‘social role’

“It was a year when Nigel [Mansell] in the FW14 should have won the championship, but early-season transmission problems, plus not applying team orders and letting Riccardo [Patrese] take points from Nigel, resulted in another title for Ayrton” – Patrick Head

The key mistakes behind a lost Williams title ($$$)

“Mercedes expects these kind of sustainable performance levels. And that’s why you need to give young drivers time.” – Toto Wolff

Russell must iron out mistakes to make F1 progress

“In some ways though, I feel I’ll be a rookie and a half, because I consider part of the F1 rookie experience to be learning all the new tracks you haven’t raced in previous years.” – Nicholas Latifi

Latifi feels like a ‘rookie and a half’ ahead of 2021 F1 season

“I think there’s a sense of optimism, there’s a lot of changes and I think a lot of positive changes for the future” – Jenson Button.

Jenson Button reuniting with Williams F1 team as senior advisor

“They’re not afraid to try new things, but the people who are running the team, they are very experienced. They have some great ideas, and there’s definitely a good atmosphere in the team.” – Jenson Button

New Williams F1 owners “not afraid of change”

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