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Spanish GP: Standard race for ROKiT Williams
The 2019 Spanish GP would see the EROKiT Williams Team have what George Russell would describe as a standard Grand Prix with their pace been considerably slower than those who finished in front of them. The race woul dsee George Russell finish ahead of team-mate Robert Kubica with the pair coming home in 17th and 18th. Both drivers would have staright forward races but still suffered from the lack of pace from the FW42.
Spanish GP: Qualifying sees usual result for ROKiT Williams
Qualifying for the 2019 Spanish GP would see the ROKiT Williams Team finish in what is currently very much their expected positions that of slowest. The session would see George Russell finish ahead of team-mate Robert Kubica by a considerable margin. But Robert will start ahead of George was George had incured a five place grid penalty due to a gearbox change. George's laptime was only 0.4 to the car in front which was an encouraging result for the Williams Team.
Spanish GP: ROKiT Williams FP3 slowest but looking better
Despite again finishing slowest in the final practice session for the 2019 Spanish GP the ROKiT Williams Team would seem to close the gap to the cars in front, if only by tenths. George Russell would finish ahead of team-mate Robert Kubica but the session would see George spin off into the gravel on what would have been his best lap based on his first sector. He would finish just 0.4 behind the Mclaren in front of hmi. As for Robert his session was ruined by the fact that his team-mates crash would see a red flag and the session would be ended without Robert been able to complete hsi qualifying simulation.
Spanish GP: FP2 and little change for ROKiT Williams
The second Friday prcatice for the 2019 Spanish GP would again see the ROKiT Williams drivers slowest. But this time George Russell would be ahead of team-mate Robert Kubica. Both drivers would start the session on the medium tyre before switching to the soft later in the session. Robert would have an issue with hsi engine that would limit his running late in the session. Their final runs would see both drivers compleet longer runs. Overall the session did not see any significamt improvements seeming to have lost pace compared to FP1.
Spanish GP: FP1 improvement from ROKiT Williams?
The opening Friday practice for the 2019 Spanish GP would again see the ROKiT Williams drivers finish slowest. This time it would be Robert Kubica leading team-mate George Russell but the margin was just 0.101. The pair would spend the session focusing on running on the medium tyre. At the end of the session the gap from Kubica to the nearest medium tyre runner was 0.430. On face value this would seem to be an improvement on past race weeknds where the gap was normally over a second. FP2 will show whether the Williwams team has made steps forward.
Spanish GP: ROKiT Williams Grand Prix Preview
On a track that Formula One knows very well the ROKiT Willianms team returns to the Circuit de Catalunya for the 2019 Spanish GP. It is the first European event and it is one that will see the Williams team in a position to run various updates on the FW42, as they aim to start the process of turning the 2019 season around. These updates cover a number of areas ranging from aerodynamics to brakes. The team is hopeful that at the end of the weekend they can see progress forward after a very difficult opening to the season.
Azerbaijan GP: Another race to forget for ROKiT Williams
The 2019 Azerbaijan GP would be a further race that the ROKiT Williams Team would no doubt prefer to put behind them. After the crashes involving both George Russell and Robert Kubica it really was one of the worst weekends for the team in 2019. On top of that Robert would be forced to start the race in the pitlane and even this would see issues as the team would put his car into the pit lane too early seeing Robert receive a drive through penalty in the race. Both drivers would make it to the finish of the race without incident but the pair were only in 15th and 16th as they continued to struggle with the uncompetitive FW42.
Azerbaijan GP: Difficult Qualifying for ROKiT Williams
After the dramas of Friday qualifying for the 2019 Azerbaijan GP would see the ROKiT Williams Team again see both George Russell and Robert Kubica finishing at the bottom of the times. But the team would also suffer a further set back with Robert crashing his car late in the first period of qualifying. Robert would make a simple mistake that would result in his car going into the barrier extensively damaghing the front suspension. Combine the two accidents with George and Robert as well as the continuing issues with the FW42 the teams situation just seems to be made even more difficult.
Azerbaijan GP: Better session for ROKiT Williams
The final practice session for the 2019 Azerbaijan GP would see the ROKiT Williams team complete a far better session compared to the dramas of Friday. Both Robert Kubica and George Russell would finish the session slowest bar one but had an uneventful time out on the track. George would spend a great part of the session checking out his car after the team had to complete a rebuild using the new chassis after the damage on Friday. Robert would finish ahead of George by just 0.290s after their qualifying simulations, which was encouraging as Robert had struggled in previous races.
Azerbaijan GP: FP2 Kubica lone runner for ROKiT Williams
The second Friday practice session for the 2019 Azerbaijan GP would see only the single Williams car take part in the session, that of Robert Kubica. Team-mate George Russell would be forced to sit out the session as the team worked through the massive task of repairing his broken FW42. Such was the damage it would require a replacement chassis. For Robert his session would see him finish last in the field having completed 27 laps. There was an element of the team been very careful making sure that Robert did not have any issues that would see the team having to contend with any further damage.
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