OCTOBER 18, 2002
Williams calls for caution
Williams did say that in principle he and his parner Patrick Head are opposed to the idea of weight penalties in F1, despite some reports that the team is in favour of the handicapping system. Our understanding is that if such a move is deemed to be absolutely necessary for the future of the sport, he would consider voting for it but at the moment he is not convinced that it is what is needed.
Williams has maintained a low-profile in the current politicking over the rule changes, having chosen not to attend the Japanese Grand Prix in order to concentrate efforts on ensuring that the technical package next year will be stronger than the 2002 car.