The Grove-centered squad has been removing paint from its FW44 more than the previous several races, with the 1st phase taking place in Australia and more tweaks staying manufactured for the latest Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
The variations, which are aimed at serving to lower the car’s weight, have resulted in some of the blue paint that featured on the nose, motor cover and sidepods remaining stripped back again to go away only uncooked carbon fibre.
The request from engineering to minimize auto bodyweight by tweaking the livery had to be accredited by Williams’ marketing chiefs, to make guaranteed it did not impact also substantially on the livery and sponsor exposure.
And the team’s head of automobile functionality, Dave Robson, mentioned his engineers did go as much as probing the chances of stripping all the car again to carbon.
“Of training course. Totally,” he smiled, when probed if that notion
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