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Felipe Massa has said Williams have “put money first” for 2018 but are still not able to be “competitive” in the World Championship.
Williams F1 have released their financial figures for 2017 in their annual statement, which have revealed a big rise in profits.
Williams’ deputy team principal Claire Williams has cast doubt on the future of the team if Formula 1 bosses fail to introduce a budget cap in 2021.
Williams’ chief technical officer Paddy Lowe is upbeat after witnessing Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin finish P14 and P15 respectively at the Chinese Grand Prix.
It was a point-less Sunday in Shanghai for Force India, Williams, Sauber and Bahrain stars, Toro Rosso.
Pierre Gasly qualified a lowly P17 after the highs of Bahrain; Williams car once again slower at this track compared to last year.
Lance Stroll says Williams’ lack of pace is “shocking” after following up their Bahrain disappointment with two of the slowest times in China.
Lance Stroll props up the timesheets in both practice sessions as Williams’ struggles look set to continue.
Robert Kubica will not be given any extra practice sessions at Williams as the Grove-based team try to overcome their very poor start to the season.
Lance Stroll has said it is “shocking” to see how much of a backwards step Williams have taken at the start of the 2018 season.