Williams Week – 8th June 2020 – The Week in Review

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

At 78, he is no longer involved in the day-to-day running of the team with those duties now in the hands of his daughter Claire, who serves as deputy team principal.

Sir Frank Williams net worth: How much is the Williams F1 boss worth?

There are two distinct elements, with one involving the land, factory and other assets in Grove, and the second over 100 heritage cars that span the years 1978 to 2019.

Williams loans brought £28m into company

It looks like infamous UK energy drink company Rich Energy is among those interested in buying in.

Now Rich Energy Wants to Sponsor the Ailing Williams F1 Team

”It’s a great opportunity for them to stop for both and sell the business completely. If I had the money I would buy Williams directly because it remains a unique team. There are a lot of things in order, but you just have to dust it off a bit. Fresh people and money is what this organization needs” – Ralf Schumacher

“Stop and Sell the Business”- Schumacher Blasts Williams Over Its Recent Struggles

Symonds told the Williams board what was needed to become truly competitive but they either didn’t understand the magnitude of the investment needed or they couldn’t see a way to finance such a step up.

An ex-Williams insider’s view on the team’s mistakes

“Unfortunately, the current management do not have the same status as Frank has. He could get things done.” – Bernie Eccelstone

Ecclestone on the hunt for buyer for Williams F1 team

Toto Wolff, Team Principal and CEO of the all-conquering Mercedes AMG Formula 1 Team has bought a 5% share in Williams Racing in an effort to ensure the survival of one of Formula 1’s most iconic teams.

Toto Wolff buys stake in Williams

“It’s not a white flag but it’s just that ‘okay we can’t crack on as we are, we need outside funding, whether it’s a minority, whether it’s a majority” – Mark Webber

Williams Need to “Jump Into Bed With Another Team”

“Simon is a fantastic addition to the team and we’re really excited” – Claire Williams

Williams says senior staff restructuring now complete

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