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French GP: More of the same for Williams Martini in FP2
The second Friday practice session for the 2018 French GP would see the Williams Martini team suffer more of the same in terms of their struggles with the FW41. Team drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotlkin would finish in 17th and 18th. Both drivers would work through tyre evaluations using all three tyre types between them. But the frustrations with the lack of performance would come to the surface when Lance would show this in an exchange with his engineer. It is really becoming a worry as to when Williams will start to turn things around.
French GP: Williams Martini well down the times in FP1
The opening Friday practice session for the 2018 French GP would see the Williams Martini team struggle with their drivers well down the times. Lance Stroll would finish in 17th while team-mate Sergey Sirotkin was 20th and slowest. Both drivers would only use the ultrasoft tyre during the session for their timed runs. Having said that their times were well down they were only a few tenths off the times set by drivers just outside the top ten so the possibility of improvement in FP2 was there.
French GP: Williams Martini Grand Prix Preview
The Williams Martini team moves to the south of France to the famous Paul Ricard circuit for the 2018 French GP. After quite a long break from the circuit F1 returns. For the Williams team it is a circuit that has seen the team achieve success. In 2018 the Williams team is hoping to start to turn around their season. For team drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin it is a circuit where both have had experience but in other classes. Again the team is hoping to come away with a good result hopefully a points soring result.
Canadian GP: Further disappointment for Williams Martini
The results of the 2018 Canadian GP would see further disappointment for the Williams Martini team with Sergey Sirotkin finishing the race in 17th while team-mate Lance Stroll would not see the finish been involved in an accident with another driver very early in the race. For Lance the disappointment was made even worse by the fact that so many of his fans were there to watch. The team continues to struggle but is still hard at work trying to resolve their issues.
Canadian GP: Williams Martini sees difficult Qualifying
Qualifying for the 2018 Canadian GP would see more of the same from the Williams Martini team. Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin would again be faced with attempting to get a result from a car that simply is not competitive. As a result Lance and Sergey would finish in 17th and 18th. It was a session that saw no mistakes from the Williams team but again they struggled with the FW41. Sunday's race will be difficult but based on previous races a points scoring result is not out of the question.
Canadian GP: Williams Martini continues to struggle in FP2
Friday practice for the 2018 Candian GP would see the Williams Martyini team continue to struggle with their drivers slowest. Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirtkin would finish 19th and 20th. The team continues to work through their difficulties collecting data looking to improve on Saturday. After having problems in the opening session with both Sergey and Lance making contact with the wall their second session was less eventful if not quick.
Canadian GP: Williams Martini slowest in FP1
The opening Friday practice sesssion for the 2018 Canadian GP would be another session where both Williams Martini drivers would finish well down the times. Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll would finish in 17th and 18th. Both drivers would focus on runs on the supersoft tyre so there was furthjer pace to be found but both drivers would have moments where they would contact the walls. Sergey would spin off and go backwards into the barrier while Lance would puncture his right rear wheel after making contact with the wall. Hopefully with a move to the softer tyres there will be an improvement in FP2.
Canadian GP: Williams Martini Grand Prix Preview
From the tight and twisty Monaco circuit the Williams Martini team moves to the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve for the 2018 Canadian GP. This track brings long straights as well as some very heavy braking which requires a lower downforce setup. For both Williams drivers Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin they are both looking forward to this race. For Lance notably it is his home race, a race that saw him score his first points in 2017. For the Williams team after the disappointment of Monaco they are continue to push forward and are looking to get good results from both drivers.
Monaco GP: Promising weekend turns sour
The results of the 2018 Moanco GP would see the Williams Martini team drivers finishing in an extremely disappointing 16th and 17th with Seregey Sirotkin leading Lance Stroll. For the Williams team their difficulties started even before the lights went off with Sergey having a problem with a wheel assembly and would not have his wheels fitted before the three minute deadline. As a result he would receive a 10 second stop and go penalty effectively ruining his race. For team-mate Lance Stroll his race was marred by a puncture that saw him forced to pit dropping him to the rear of thye field. After their issues neither drivers race would improve and neither driver could make any progress.
Monaco GP: Encouraging qualifying for Williams Martini
The results of qualifying for the 2018 Monaco GP would see an encouraging if mixed result from the Williams Martini team. The teams drivers would finish in 13th and 18th. After what can be described as positive weeknd to this point Sergey Sirotkin would finish in 13th. He was outside the top ten by the smallest of margins which made his result even positive. For team-mate Lance Stroll his session was again another frustrating one with the signs of frustration with the situation appearing. He will start the race 17th with other drivers receiving grid peanlties. Now it was down to strategy for Sunday's race with a question as to what tyres they will use having only run on the hypersoft tyre.
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