Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Francesc (IP Logged)
Date: 08 January, 2018 18:24

If you check Williams sponsors page you will notice some have left:
[www.williamsf1.com]

As expected Randstad, Avanade no longer sponsor Williams. But I was surprised to see that Hacket have left too... No wonder they're trying to milk all the money they can for the second seat.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: gpl (IP Logged)
Date: 08 January, 2018 19:43

Teach them a lesson for bringing such a pile of@#$%&to the track
Lets hope they have learned this time.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Marco Cardoso (IP Logged)
Date: 08 January, 2018 20:15

Well at least if SMP pays will get a new sticker on the car.



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Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Damon96 (IP Logged)
Date: 08 January, 2018 21:49

They got very little TV exposure last year and the driver line up isn't going to attract anyone, fearing we'll start to look like 2012-2013 again.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: andy si (IP Logged)
Date: 08 January, 2018 23:06

Quote:
gpl
Teach them a lesson for bringing such a pile of@#$%&to the track
Lets hope they have learned this time.

You'd think so after 22 years!

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Marco Cardoso (IP Logged)
Date: 09 January, 2018 11:00

Sponsors know the wright horses to bet on, with this supposed line-up the worst on the midfield teams Williams won't attract TV coverage so why put stickers on a car that rarely shows on TV.
No mediatic drivers on white car with less and less sponsors bring a bad look to Williams and doesn't attract new ones.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Rosberg (IP Logged)
Date: 09 January, 2018 20:59

And I wonder how long Paddy Lowe will stay with us with the expected driver-line up the team comes up with. He must be questioning what's he doing here ....



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Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: gpl (IP Logged)
Date: 09 January, 2018 21:10

He knew what he was getting involved in and how big the task is to take us back to the top

But he must push for a clever driver in at least one of his cars.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Gunk (IP Logged)
Date: 10 January, 2018 07:41

Quote:
Marco Cardoso
Well at least if SMP pays will get a new sticker on the car.

I think the sticker is SMP Racing, if you look at the Renault. There is hardly any point in advertising a bank which is effectively blocked from foreign operations by sanctions. It now handles mostly national, rouble-based business.

The car will be very white.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Andrew Hooper (IP Logged)
Date: 10 January, 2018 07:50

Lowe is a shareholder so he needs to see the company be successful.

Williams is faced with the prospect of the unfortunate downward spiral of poor results produce loss of sponsors which sees drivers with money if not with a huge amount of experience been brought in which produces even poorer results and so on and so on.

Williams needs to have a year soon so to get out of this situation.

Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: AlanJones (IP Logged)
Date: 10 January, 2018 12:06

I believe it was Ian who said that Williams has a hefty loan that needs to be repaid within a short time in order to prevent a further financial downfall.
If it takes having Stroll and Sirotkin onboard to fix that issue, that is just fine. The engineering structure and facilities are in place. So there is no reason to fail performing from 2019 onwards by the engineers. On the driverside one can discuss.
On the other hand, we have kicked @#$%& before with inferior driver pairings like Regazzoni and Jones, Hill and Coulthard, Frentzen and Villeneuve and Schumacher and good old Monty. So why not..? When the car is good, the drivers are good. Sirotkin on the other hand is better than many of you give him credit for.




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Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Marco Cardoso (IP Logged)
Date: 10 January, 2018 12:18

Quote:
AlanJones
I believe it was Ian who said that Williams has a hefty loan that needs to be repaid within a short time in order to prevent a further financial downfall.
If it takes having Stroll and Sirotkin onboard to fix that issue, that is just fine. The engineering structure and facilities are in place. So there is no reason to fail performing from 2019 onwards by the engineers. On the driverside one can discuss.
On the other hand, we have kicked @#$%& before with inferior driver pairings like Regazzoni and Jones, Hill and Coulthard, Frentzen and Villeneuve and Schumacher and good old Monty. So why not..? When the car is good, the drivers are good. Sirotkin on the other hand is better than many of you give him credit for.

Do you even followed Sirotkins carrer, average at best. at least the part were you say it's money Williams desperatly needs might be real!
The rest is just like 2017 season Strol,l hopping for the best and seeing a bunch of excuses for is mediocreness.
The badside of it it will be both drivers there's no Massa anymore to show a bit of what the car can actualy deliver.



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Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: AlanJones (IP Logged)
Date: 10 January, 2018 14:18

He was far better than Rowland and Markelov in the last GP2 season. Two drivers who excelled in last years F2 season. He drove the tiny Rapax team to a well deserved 6th in 2015 and beat the likes of Haryanto, evans and Gasly. He excelled at Dams teh year after and it was only due to his own fault at the start of the season that he eliminated himself out of competition from the championship.

You only seem to look at the end results. Ive seen him racing. Like Ozzy, I do watch the junior formulae intensively. The kid is better than you give him credit for. Better than Stroll in any way on pure basic racing instinct.




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Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: Anderis (IP Logged)
Date: 13 January, 2018 21:02

Sirotkin is one of the only 5 drivers to have finished inside top3 during his rookie GP2/F2 season since Hulkenberg's title in 2009. The other four were Bianchi, Vandoorne, Giovinazzi and Leclerc- so quite a good company. And only Leclerc was as young as Sirotkin when he did that- the rest was older.

Sirotkin's career is better than the careers of at least half of the drivers who got their F1 chances during the last 10 or 15 years.



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Re: Williams gives farewell to some sponsors
Posted by: AlanJones (IP Logged)
Date: 21 January, 2018 00:15

No need to add anything to that my friend. Sirotkin will surprise many of us.




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