Williams Week – 5th June 2023 – The Week in Review

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

“In 2025 a few doors will open again. We’ll have to wait and see how the pace develops at Williams, but it’s not easy.” – Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff’s worrying verdict on Mick Schumacher’s F1 2024 chances

“I don’t think anyone in their right mind would voluntarily stand in front of a car coming at you at that speed. However, we all do it multiple times.And everyone loves it… You stood in that moment, and all the fear of the speed of that car completely goes out of the window.” – Erin Grocott

F1 mechanic Erin Grocott wanted to be a dancer — then she fell for motorsports

“You get out of the car and you’re still shaking from all the adrenaline that’s just been put through your body throughout a session on a street track.” – Logan Sargeant

Read every word from Logan Sargeant’s illuminating Beyond The Grid interview

“Those three corners were always a bit of a tricky one for us.” – Alex Albon

Losing chicane that “ruined” Barcelona F1 track will improve racing

“Before that test I trained really hard, but nothing, even F3000, can prepare you for what F1 can do to your neck.” – Juan Pablo Montoya

Lunch with… Juan Pablo Montoya

“This was the late 90s when it was a very, very successful team, but irrespective it was constructive. The straight noes were Sauber, Ferrari, it was very impolite from Ferrari. Others were more constructive at the time, and Williams was one of them.” – James Vowles

James Vowles on His Rise to Williams Team Principal

“When we arrived in Barcelona for the Spanish Grand Prix, we expected to have a new aero package. Really, everything was new… A new floor, new front wing, new rear wing, new sidepods. It was quite big in terms of an aerodynamic change.” – Pastor Maldonado

When Maldonado took Williams back to the top on a remarkable day in the Spanish sun

When the Williams floor was revealed today, even I could see that they were very, very far behind their competition.

F1 World Shocked Over Williams Floor After Design Leaked At Spanish Grand Prix

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