The indicators were already in place for Williams; they arrived to analyzing late, their performances generated little excitement, their primary technical officer is taking”a leave of absence” and they went into the opening race only wanting to’enhance their weekend’.
To underline their struggles, Williams’ most useful 2019 qualifying lap was 0.130so slower than their best qualifying effort from 2018, which makes them the only team never to produce a step of progress in pace.
Their race was a lonely person; George Russell and Robert Kubica finished three and two laps behind the race-winner respectively, albeit having Kubica suffering from some launching limb damage.
Attempting to find out the reasons for Williams’ scenario, Scott Mitchell and Jake Boxall-Legge join Glenn Freeman in discussing the”fundamental” problems facing the FW42, and also it might be just a lack of down force.
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