Williams Week – 3rd April 2023 – The Week in Review

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

“We are proud that Kraken is entering Formula 1 with Williams Racing, bringing together two of the most trusted and longest standing brands in our respective industries.” – James Bower

Williams Racing and Kraken announce global crypto partnership

“He came to Mercedes as a sim evaluation [driver] and I was interested in looking at him because he had performance, especially when you go back to his Formula 3 performance in an average team [Charouz in 2021],” – James Vowles

Vowles was wrong to spurn ‘real deal’ Sargeant at Mercedes

“There’s a spark and it’s fascinating to see. There are shoulders lifted, there’s heads held high now, there is really direction that they can see where we’re going and how we’re moving forward.” – James Vowles

Williams F1 team has got its “spark” back again

“It’s all going well, it was a nice surprise in Bahrain and long may it continue.” – Dave Robson

Second most improved F1 car in 2023 a “nice surprise”

Industry sources tell me that UFC sponsorship chief Paul Asencio is leaving the MMA circuit after 5 ½ years to become CRO of the Williams Racing F1 team, starting next month.

Paul Asencio departing UFC, taking role as CRO for Williams F1 team

Williams have had three rookies on the payroll in the past five seasons, Russell, then Nicholas Latifi and now Sargeant with Robson saying this year’s debutant is already proving to be more closely matched to Albon than his first Williams team-mate, Latifi.

Dave Robson on why George Russell owes former team Williams ‘a beer or two’

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