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Claire Williams: Two bad years don't break everything

(Motorsport-Total.com) – Williams battle in the Formula 1 season 2019 clearly brought up the rear in the premier class. The crew around Claire Williams relied on Robert Kubica and Formula 1 rookie George Russell. The team boss is convinced of the latter, which is why he will also start next season with Nicholas Latifi for the traditional team. Despite the problems, Williams believes the turning point for her crew.

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Russell, whose commitment according to Williams “one The best decisions “battle in recent years, has beaten his teammate Kubica in most of the statistics. In Germany the Pole got the only point for the racing team in the year 2019. According to Williams battle Russell, despite his less experience in the difficult season, it is more of an aid than a disruptive factor.

“If the crew does not do well, the personalities of the drivers play a more important role than they otherwise do.” says Williams. “George and Nicholas have the personalities we were looking for. They understand their important role in developing the group that motivates and inspires them.”


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Latifi wants the team boss in the season 2020 Allow some time to get used to the Formula 1 circus. “He learns quickly and will be at 100 percent in no time,” she is sure. Since Williams is completely convinced by Russell, she is not afraid to contest the new season with two young, rather inexperienced drivers. She makes it clear: “We know, turned into as soon as they can do it!”

New signing Latifi is also certain that Williams will go up again. He says, “Two bad years don't break a group's legacy.” Williams also agrees: “Two bad years do not define the crew. We need time and we have in the past 14 Months important changes in the crew made. That will now pay off. “

From the development of the new FW 43 the team boss is convinced. She believes that the new chassis represents a significant improvement over the previous year. “Everyone in the factory is now working to ensure that this happens,” she says. “We have to provide George and Nicholas with a car in which they can show turned into as soon as they can.”