Connect with us

2018 F1

Williams F1 needs more time to fix car issues

Published

on

  • 8
    Shares

Paddy Lowe says Williams’ problems will still take more time to solve.

Russian driver Sergey Sirotkin admitted the 2018 car was “the slowest” in the field in Canada, indicating that Williams is struggling to fix its issues.

“The problems that we had in Canada are the same we have had since the beginning of the season,” technical boss Paddy Lowe said.

“We’ll deal with them as soon as we can. They are related to aerodynamics, and the solution takes time,” he added. “We understand the causes but it’s still not easy to eliminate the problems.”

Lowe said the situation is difficult on the team, from the drivers to the mechanics and beyond.

“It’s a difficult time for everyone, especially the racing team at the track, because the same amount of work is done regardless of whether the car is fast or slow.

“It’s important to work with a good morale, and that’s hard when there are obvious problems with the car,” he said.

Lowe also said Sirotkin and his teammate Lance Stroll “have the right attitude”.

“They’re not lacking motivation or energy,” he said.

“In difficult situations, some drivers start to lose their temper and it can emotionally affect everyone,” Lowe added.

“I’ve worked with an excellent driver in particular, who won many races and more than one title, who at the end of a race would say whatever he thinks. So different drivers behave differently in this or that situation.

“But this does not happen here — I don’t have to worry about it.”

Loading...

Comments

Latest Results

Latest F1 News

2019 F12 hours ago

Hamilton steps back from claims of racism

8SharesLewis Hamilton has distanced himself from suggestions that the British media has an attitude with “racist undertones” about Lewis Hamilton....

2019 F12 hours ago

Gasly ‘perfect’ at Silverstone – Horner

8SharesPierre Gasly thinks he has put his F1 career back on track. After Austria, Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko said...

2019 F13 hours ago

McLaren to remain independent – Seidl

8SharesMcLaren is determined to remain “independent”. That is the view of the British team’s new boss Andreas Seidl, following comments...

2019 F13 hours ago

F1 selecting tracks for money not racing

8SharesF1’s drivers should have more say about which circuits host the races. That is the view of Lewis Hamilton, following...

2019 F13 hours ago

F1 allowing hard racing again

8SharesFormula 1 may now be allowing “hard racing” once again, according to Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. In Austria, the young Monaco-born...

2019 F12 days ago

2019 British GP Race Results

8SharesChampionship leader Lewis Hamilton wins a record sixth British Grand with an incredible home victory. Pole sitter Valtteri Bottas finished...

2019 F15 days ago

2020 race seat for Ocon 100 Percent sure

8SharesEsteban Ocon’s chances of returning to the Formula 1 grid next year stand at “100 per cent”. That is the...

2019 F15 days ago

Berger not sure Hamilton best ever driver

8SharesGerhard Berger is not so sure that Lewis Hamilton is the best F1 driver of all time. This year, Lewis...

2019 F15 days ago

Ricciardo not ready to sign new Renault deal

8SharesDaniel Ricciardo says he is not ready to sign a contract extension at Renault. In the past days, the Australian...

2019 F15 days ago

Haas title sponsor terminates F1 deal

8SharesHaas’ controversial title sponsor has pulled the plug. In a single bizarre tweet, Rich Energy announced that the deal has...

Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media