Formula 1 | Williams F1 sees glass half full: ‘A podium is a podium’

Williams F1 manager Jost Capito is one of the few people happy that the Belgian Grand Prix result has been confirmed. According to him, he comes to reward the efforts of a whole team, who had signed the day before with George Russell his first presence on the front line since Monza 2017.

« The team did a fantastic job and it would have been very sad for the team if there was no validated race, and that we did this excellent job on Saturday without being rewarded for it » Capito said.

« I think it wouldn’t have been very pleasant for the team so I’m really happy for them, they worked really hard, they worked hard all year and progressed from race to race. We have a very good was spirit now and a great atmosphere, I think it comes at the right time. « 

This first row turned into a podium, which was certainly not dearly acquired, for the young Briton and for the Grove team. Capito takes this result for what it is, recalling that launching the drivers under the green flag was not possible.

« The weather conditions were so bad that for safety it was impossible to drive. So I think F1 and the FIA ​​did exactly what it took to be safe, for the drivers and to still have a race. , whatever name you give it, but at least have a result. « 

« Of course, in the position we were in, I’m absolutely happy that it turned out that way, and to have the first podium after many years is absolutely remarkable and fantastic. »

“Obviously it’s a bit of a weird feeling, for sure, to get the podium after that. But ultimately a podium is a podium. I think we did a great job yesterday and got it there. ‘have deserved it. « 

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