Where next for Sam Michael?

Where next for Sam Michael?

After a decade as Williams' technical director, Sam Michael announced his resignation last week as Mike Coughlan was confirmed as the squad's new chief engineer. Tony Dodgins finds out what's next for the Australian

People like superlatives – biggest, fastest, winningest, etc. Which is why some in the media were busying themselves recently working out whether this has been the worst ever start to a season in Williams history.

What the point was, a couple of races in, was lost on me. Okay, they're not having a party down at Grove but it's worth pointing out that Rubens Barrichello's FW33 was only bounced out of the top 10 by 0.02s in the dying seconds of Q2 at Istanbul Park last Saturday.

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