Williams Aim at Strong Performance in Hungary

The BMW-Williams team are hoping to put a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix, with the aim to close the gap to leaders Ferrari and prevent McLaren from taking points away from the team.

Williams Aim at Strong Performance in Hungary

The BMW-Williams team are hoping to put a strong performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix, with the aim to close the gap to leaders Ferrari and prevent McLaren from taking points away from the team.

"This year's Monaco Grand Prix showed that we have improved our performance on tight circuits," commented BMW's Gerhard Berger. "So in Budapest our aim will be to not lose points to McLaren in order to consolidate second place in the Constructors' World Championship.

"We have also got a little bit closer to Ferrari during the [German GP] race and we hope to continue this trend," Berger added. "I think the whole team is looking forward to the Hungarian Grand Prix both because of our strong result at Hockenheim, as well as having the benefit of a little break."

German driver Ralf Schumacher, who finished the last race in third behind teammate Juan Pablo Montoya, also commented on the upcoming races, stating the importance of the next rounds is to establish Williams's capabilities for next season.

"The motivation is not so much about winning second place in the Drivers' Championship behind my brother Michael, but about our intention to catch up with Ferrari before the end of the season," Schumacher said. "If we don't manage to achieve this, it will make next season very difficult."

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