Struggling team show determination to climb the F1 ladder with a 20-year-old driver who brings no cash but wads of talent
Lewis Hamilton’s extraordinary run of success may well reach a glorious finale in Austin on Sunday but at the other end of the grid the US Grand Prix represents the first race since Williams resolved to make a new beginning. The once mighty team made a bold statement last week by signing George Russell for 2019.
This season is gone for Williams but they can be optimistic, knowing they have publicly committed to hauling themselves back up the F1 ladder. Taking on the 20-year-old British driver was no small matter for the beleaguered team and should be applauded.
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