Williams Week – 7th May 2018
A round-up of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:
Over the past few decades it has resolutely resisted moves to dilute the definition of a constructor even though it would reduce costs and benefit Williams as it lacks a wealthy benefactor.
The Real Reason The Williams Team “Will Close” If F1 Doesn’t Get A Budget Cap
“It takes quite lot of organisational planning but luckily I have some very good childcare arrangements and my husband Marc is around as well. But it is difficult. For me Williams, as everyone would expect, isn’t a job and I always said it’s like another child to me.” – Claire Williams
Claire Williams on motherhood, gender politics and leadership
“I don’t know where that story has come from,” she told Motorsport.com. “We are a constructor. Frank and Patrick [Head] fought for our independence for decades, and they did an incredibly good job.” – Claire Williams
Williams denies plans for Haas-style Mercedes tie-up
“It looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun and I’m really excited for the event.”- Karun Chandhok
Karun Chandhok to drive 1983 Williams F1 car at Thruxton
Omnitude has agreed a multi-year deal with Williams, which will also include branding appearing on team uniforms, starting at this year’s Spanish Grand Prix. The company’s logo will also appear on the team’s race cars at the Spanish and Monaco Grand Prix races.
Blockchain comes to motor racing as Omnitude and Williams F1 sign deal