Point just the start for Williams

Point just the start for Williams

A point in Hungary was a boost, but as Claire Williams tells Edd Straw, the team's real encouragement comes from the decisive action being taken to transform its fortunes – starting with the recruitment of Pat Symonds

While waiting to accept the trophy for winning constructor on the podium after the Hungarian Grand Prix, Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn caught a glimpse of the end-of-race timing screen.

"A point for Williams," he commented to no one in particular, fully aware that the team he joined way back in 1978 had not yet scored this season. What is extraordinary is that for much of Brawn's near-four decades in F1, Williams not scoring points would have been more eye-catching.

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