Williams Week – 28th June 2021 – The Week in Review

The Williams Week 2021

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

“From my perspective, quantum computing is a really exciting opportunity to take computation to a whole new level. And if we can get in there early before the other teams, I think we’ll have a real advantage.” – Graeme Hackland

Williams F1 drives digital transformation in racing with AI, quantum

“I would go as far as saying that is probably our best ever race together” – George Russell

12th on merit my best drive for Williams

“Things are definitely a little bit different. He’s injected a slightly different way of thinking” – Dave Robson

Williams has a “different vibe” under new management

“It became clear that engineering should be all in one hand – track engineering, design, aero, should all be in one hand. That should be under the technical director, and that should be a technical director who has done all jobs in racing – who has been at a drawing board, who has been a race engineer, who has done R&D, and FX is exactly that person.” – Jost Capito

Capito explains Roberts’ sudden Williams exit

“At the moment I’m just focused on the driving to be honest. No discussions have started at all, just taking it race by race” – George Russell

No Mercedes/Williams discussions yet for Russell

“Everything I’ve seen so far since the arrival of the new owners has been fantastic to be honest. They’re absolutely not messing around and they are doing things properly.” – George Russell

‘They want to win’ – New Williams management are ‘not messing around’

“if he doesn’t get the chance to get into the Mercedes, I think he would be quite happy to stay at Williams.” – Jost Capito

Capito thinks Russell would be “quite happy” to stay at Williams

“We feel like we’ve got the Saturday pretty much under control and we’re putting all of our efforts into Sunday, really.” – George Russell

Russell wants ‘less Mr Saturday, more Mr Sunday’

“Obviously we want to get into to Q3. That would be a great achievement. But you know, so close, so satisfying when we get the maximum from it” – George Russell

Set-up direction change has helped lift Williams F1 form

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