Why Williams is dreading the British GP

Why Williams is dreading the British GP

Williams sits at the foot of the Formula 1 constructors' championship just a few years after it occasionally challenged Mercedes for wins. Unfortunately for the team's fans heading to this weekend's British GP, there's no quick fix for its problems

It's impossible not to associate the British Grand Prix with Williams, given the success the team has enjoyed at the race over the decades. And it's not just about the distant past and the glory days of Nigel Mansell and Damon Hill.

Just three years ago, Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas qualified third and fourth at Silverstone and, having jumped ahead of the works Mercedes duo, they initially ran at the front of the field. It was an extraordinary sight.

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