Williams Week – 2nd August 2021 – The Week in Review

The Williams Week 2021

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

“He has a lot to say in Formula 1 in the future, he is young, fast and does a lot right, a nice guy on the side. He’s doing a super job.” – Guenther Steiner

Merc have a plan for ‘exceptional’ Russell

“He [Bottas] comes with a lot of experience, and maybe he’ll find his feet again and mentally, he’ll be in a better place. He’ll also be at a team that doesn’t have Lewis Hamilton in it.” – Jenson Button

Valtteri Bottas should head back to Williams according to Jenson Button

I took a look at their storied past, both distant and near, to see if the data suggest an overdue return to the leading pack.

Williams F1: Is The Team Getting Back on Track?

For Williams, the options are wide and varied – but there is little point in worrying about them until Mercedes has made its big call in the next few weeks.

De Vries? Kvyat? Williams’ F1 options if it loses Russell

Mercedes want to continue to keep a seat they can make available to their junior drivers (as happened with Russell himself) and the Williams seat is, in fact, the only possible opportunity

‘Mercedes plan to give De Vries a Williams seat’

“Can we replicate it in Hungary? It’s hard to know.” – Dave Robson

Williams seeking Q3 hat-trick at “bizarrely good” Hungary

“I will definitely drive a car with a Mercedes engine next year, that’s for sure. Mercedes is my car, my brand. What color the car will be, I don’t know yet.” – George Russell

Loyal George Russell Has No Plans to Jump to Red Bull F1

“Spending a lot of 2020 without a real leadership team in place put a lot more emphasis on us as drivers and on one or two key people to take the lead, to be there to motivate the rest of the team publicly, privately and to keep spirits high.” – George Russell

George Russell in his own words – on a tough start at Williams, that Sakhir GP with Mercedes, and his F1 future

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