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Williams warns over 2019 expectations

26th December 2018, 17:04 by Simon Barlow

An internal probe into Williams' 2018 problems will yield swift benefits next year, according to deputy team principal Claire Williams.

However, she has warned that expectations for 2019 must be realistic as the team look to move up the grid.

"I think we have to be conscious of what we can achieve with the changes we've made," said Williams, whose team earned just seven world championship points last year.

"Changes are always a good thing, it resets a balance, but I think in order to make a significant difference you need those changes to bed in for a while.

"As I've said repeatedly you don't go from P5 to P10 without quite a few things that have gone wrong in your organisation and we are in the slow process of resolving all of those issues.

"We have 650 people in our team but I think we are still resource limited when it comes to people to fix the mass of problems that we have. We can't tackle everything all in one go.

"So we therefore have to temper those expectations as to what we can achieve in 2019 based on the resources we have to fix everything."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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