Williams Week – 26th July 2021 – The Week in Review

The Williams Week 2021

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

“Now I do have a good opportunity at Williams. Being completely transparent I don’t know what the situation is.” – Dan Ticktum

Ticktum eyeing “good opportunity” for F1 debut if Russell gets Mercedes seat

“Ultimately it’s because we keep outqualifying the true pace of the car, and how we keep doing that I don’t know” – George Russell

‘Outqualifying true pace of the car’ means we’re always likely to go backwards on race day, says Russell

“Esports very quickly dwarfed our other projects and has gone on to become a business of its own at Williams, rather than being a marketing project a Formula One team was pursuing.” – Steven English

Williams board approves plan to invest millions of pounds in esports, expects to double number of dedicated esports staff year-on-year

“The question is whether it makes sense for De Vries to give up his two competitive seats for a seat in Formula 1 at Williams.”

Will Nyck de Vries be considered by Williams if Russell leaves?

“I think at the moment we do not exclude any driver who would be available next year” – Jost Capito

Capito says Williams have ‘a long list’ of potential drivers for 2022 if Russell departs

“As always, our mission is to achieve points but also to try to control Russell or make sure that he does not achieve the points.” – Xevi Pujolar

Alfa Romeo “priority number one” denying Russell points

“I don’t think Russell will end up at Mercedes as long as Hamilton is still there. He just stays with Williams.” – Giedo van der Garde

‘Russell won’t join Mercedes while Hamilton’s there’

“Both drivers have the talent and the work ethic and the intelligence to be in Formula 1. Both of them won the most important junior series” – Toto Wolff

Mercedes FE drivers “deserve to be in F1” amid Williams links

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