Williams Week – 30th July 2018
A round-up of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:
Pictures from the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix:
“We are watching the situation closely. We already have a cooperation with Force India, which has our support. We are currently wondering if there might be a similar partnership with Williams.” – Toto Wolff
Williams could be Mercedes ‘B team’
Billionaire Lawrence Stroll has, according to information from How To Cars MOTORSPORT, bought the Force India team so that his son Lance (currently Williams) can drive there.
Driver swap as early as after the summer break? (in German)
“I’m told that Stroll’s payment to Williams last year was almost entirely offset by selling space, so Lance got his drive for next to nothing and everyone was happy.”
Financial instruments and Force India
“I do not read gossip. I have always preferred to do things quietly. I am having some conversations, but not with Haas.” – Robert Kubica
Robert Kubica denies 2019 Haas F1 talks
The idea behind it was about lifting driver confidence by taking away an instability problem that has dogged the team over the first half of the campaign.
How a non-performance change made Williams better
“You almost have to explore every avenue or opportunity, so we’re doing that. But nothing has been agreed or decided as this point.” – Claire Williams
Williams considering 2019 Mercedes F1 gearbox supply deal