Williams should have been more aggressive
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Williams should have been more aggressive

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AUTOSPORT's technical expert GARY ANDERSON explains what he would have done to have a shot at winning the British Grand Prix had he been sitting on the Williams pitwall

The British Grand Prix has to go down as one of the best Formula 1 races in a long time.

It had a mix of everything: dodgy starts for the two Mercedes cars (and the third-row Ferraris), the now-strange sight of another team leading, and just when it looked like it was all over there was a sprinkling of rain to wake everyone up again.

One thing that also surprised me was how close together the cars could run. On this high-speed circuit, where aerodynamics are everything, I would have thought that being within a second of each other, which the leading bunch were for many laps, would have caused handling problems and, in turn, tyre problems, but that was not so.

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