Williams Week – 8th August 2016
A round-up of interesting Williams related stories found on the web this week:
“We will own our driver lineup decision, and I am not sat here waiting for Ron Dennis to make his decision or for Jenson to make his decision.” – Claire Williams
Jenson Button wanted by Williams but they will not ‘wait around’ for decision
What Williams will decide in the next six to eight weeks will tell us which way the team will go in the near future. A purely money-based driver choice will bring the team back to where it was four or five years ago, fighting at the back of the field; a more ambitious decision will help Williams remain a strong contender for another year, which is the only way to keep attracting good sponsors.
Williams at a crossroad
Days would involve working out formulas on a computer, testing things in the wind tunnel, refining, and repeating. The hours were long, and Reid would often go for days “without seeing the sun.”
This Formula 1 Aerodynamicist Turned Baker Is Creating The World’s Best Croissants
— Valtteri Bottas (@ValtteriBottas) August 3, 2016
To combat the often humdrum image of electric cars, Nissan has joined forces with the Williams F1 team to create the BladeGlider sports EV – and it’s outrageous.
Nissan and Williams F1 team up to create the BladeGlider concept EV
“I hope Williams sees enough potential in me to give me the chance, that’s all I ask.” Alex Lynn
Williams Formula 1 development driver Alex Lynn says that a chance to join the team’s race line-up in 2017 is all he asks for.