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Spanish GP: Williams Racing Grand Prix Preview
After completing back to back races at Silverstone the Willimas Racing Team would now moves to the Circuit de Catalunya for the 2020 Spanish GP. It is a circuiot that bioth George Russell and Nicholas Latifi know very well having spent pre-season testing at this track. For this weekend, the FW43 will carry the Israel Start-Up logo for the duration of the weekend as the team’s Official Test Driver, Roy Nissany will take part in his first FP1 outing of the season. For the team this track is one where they can push hard in assessing new developmenst as it is a track that they have a lot of previous data for the FW43.
70th Anniversary GP: Tyre dominated race for Williams Racing
The results of the 70th Anniversary GP would see the Williams Racing Team finish the race in 18th and 19th in what was a race that was dominated by tyre management with drivers right across the whole field having to cope with excessive tyre wear and blisters. Both Williams drivers would have to cope with the same issues seeing both pitting three times. George Russell would again finish ahead of team-mate Nicholas Latifi. It was a difficult day for the Williams Team but despite this the team would come away feeling that the natural race pace of the car has improved.
70th Anniversary GP: Expected Qualifying for Williams Racing
The results of qualifying for the 70th Anniversary GP would see the Williams Racing Team produce what one could say was what was expected given their current level of performance. Again George Russell would make it into the second period but despite been as high as 12th he would drop to 15th. Team-mate Nicholas Latifi would finish down in 18th. Both drivers would set their quickest times on the soft tyre even though George would use the medium briefly in the opening period. Overall the team will start Sunday's race from positions where they will have free choice of tyres but unfortunately the top ten had also set their times on either the medium or hard tyre so strategy is going to be difficult.
70th Anniversary GP: Close FP3 results for Williams Racing
The results from the Saturday practice for the 70th Anniversary GP would see a close finsih between the Williams racing drivers with Nicholas latifi surprisingly finishing ahead of team-mate George Russell. Both drivers would only use the soft tyre in this session as they tried to work on the ways to get the best performance from this difficult tyre. The Williams drivers would finish the session in 16th and 17th again ahead of both Alfa Romeo's. The results would seem to question as to whether both Williams drivers can get past Q1 in qualifying.
70th Anniversary GP: Unsurprising FP2 for Williams Racing
The results of the second Friday practice session for the 2020 70th Anniversary GP would see the Williams Racing Team drivers finish in 16th ans 19th positions. It would be a session that would not raise any surprises with George again finishing ahead of Nicholas as both drivers worked through their normal Friday programme. Again the results showed that Williams Racing is significantly faster than in 2019 but yet to move into that proper midfield battle with their fight been with the Haas and Alfa Romeo teams.
70th Anniversary GP: Productive FP1 for Williams Racing
The opening friday practice session of the 70th Anniversary GP would see the Williams Racing Team have a productive session with George Russell and Nicholas Latifi finshing in 15th and 16th positions, with Nicholas just 0.056 behind his team-mate. Both drivers would focus solely on the soft tyre, a new softer tyre supplied by Pirelli for this meeting. Both drivers would have uneventful sessions as they commenced the second race meeting at the Silverstone circuit.
British GP: Race sees positive result for Williams Racing
The results from the 2020 Britsih GP would see the Williams Racing Team again finish out of the points but despite this it was a race filled with so many positives with George Russell finishing in 12th and Nicholas Latifi 15th. Both Williams drivers would get the best out of what is still a far from competitive FW43. But even so both drivers showed a level of competitiveness which has them seriously challenging the likes of Haas and Alfa Romeo. With the enxt race again at Silverstone they again have an opportunity to acheive a better result.
British GP: Mixed qualifying for Williams Racing
Qualifying for the 2020 British GP would see the Williams Racing Team have a mixed session with one driver making it into the second period with George Russell while team-mate Nicholas Latifi would suffer a spin as he started his second soft tyre run in the opening period. George was able to run in the second period and would finish in 14th. Nicholas would finish in 20th. But for George there was an issue with him been called in front of the Race Stewards for possibly failing to slow for a yellow flag which had come out as a result of his team-mates spin. At the time of writing no announcement had been made about any possible penalty for Russell.
British GP: FP3 far more positive for Williams Racing
The results of the final Saturday practice session for the 2020 British GP would see the Williams Racing Team drivers finish in 16th and 20th. Unsurprisingly George Russell was ahead of team-mate Nicholas Latifi. Both drivers would complete two soft tyre runs as they prepared for qualifying. Neither driver would have any issues and despite finishing outside the top fifteen it was still a posiitve session with the pair now matching the performances of other teams, a very big change from 2019.
British GP: FP2 Uncertain results for Williams Racing
The results of the second Friday practice session for the 2020 Britsh GP would see the Williams Racing Team see their drivers finish in 17th and 20th. George Russell would finish ahead of team-mate Nicholas Latifi with both drivers completing soft tyre runs prior to moving on to longer runs with teh drivers splitting their tyre evalations of the hard and mdium tyres. It was very much a session that produced uncertain results as the team based on comments from George may have been focusing on their race performances.
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