Williams Week – 5th August 2019 – The Week in Review

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

“There were 13 or 14 other drivers on the grid who didn’t do that so it’s not exactly that we made the wrong call, but we had the opportunity to make the right call.” – George Russell

“I think it’s slicks, mate”: How Russell missed his first chance for points

It’s a fine reward for a Williams team that has endured a dreadful season, lacking the pace to race in the midfield but having appeared to make improvements in recent races courtesy of a series of developments that have shown promise.

Alfa Romeo penalised post-race, Williams score first 2019 point

“I told Toto that George is on a three-year contract with us, he is firmly in our plans for the future and is going nowhere” – Claire Williams

Williams tell Merc: Russell is ours for three years

“The fact is I’m contracted to Williams, and the fact is that I’m a Mercedes junior driver. Those are the two facts. I don’t really get into the contractual nitty-gritty things.” – George Russell

Move to Mercedes for 2020 ‘very, very unlikely’

“It shows the work the aerodynamicists have been doing back at the factory to rebuild the issues they’ve had over the last two years has truly paid off.” – George Russell

P16 F1 Hungarian GP grid spot “like a pole” for Williams

“I think it would come too early, and on top of that I try to be respectful to all contracts we sign, and we signed a contract.” – Toto Wolff

George Russell is not a contender for Mercedes 2020 F1 seat

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