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“Now he’s ready” – Claire Williams

Claire Williams, Williams’ deputy team principle has said that Robert Kubica’s willingness to take the reserve role for 2018 played a big part in deciding promotion for the full-time seat for 2019. Sergey Sirotkin had been testing alongside Kubica last year in Abu Dhabi for Williams, with the team deciding to give the drive alongside Lance Stroll to the Russian rather than the Pole. "One of the things that impresses me most about Robert is the fact we didn’t give him the race seat for this year, yet he still took on the role of reserve driver and I think that says a lot about his personality,” Williams said (f1today.net). Kubica accepted the offer of...
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