2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:11 am

cbbcisace wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:34 pm
No Orlen said in their sponsor event a few days ago that they won’t be the title sponsor for Williams
Indeed. I think that was clear from the initial announcement. The placement/size of logos on the car certainly isn’t consistent with title sponsorship.

There were some distinct flashes of turquoise in the teaser video, so I wouldn’t be surprised if the 2019 colour scheme featured that colour prominently.

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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:30 am

Are petronas a sponsor? Maybe Merc are pulling more influence over the team

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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:12 pm

Maritimer wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:30 am
Are petronas a sponsor? Maybe Merc are pulling more influence over the team
Indeed, it does look like the Petronas colour. Helped by Russell being on the team perhaps?

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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:16 am

ROKiT probably will be the main sponsor

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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:40 am

wogx wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:16 am
ROKiT probably will be the main sponsor
they better are, I have never heard of them...
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:33 pm

Car will be probably metallic blue with black and white markings
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:06 pm

I thought that metallic paint was hardly ever used in F1 because of its weight disadvantages compared to other types of paint?
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:19 pm

Noetiepoerker26 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:06 pm
I thought that metallic paint was hardly ever used in F1 because of its weight disadvantages compared to other types of paint?
McLaren have had metallic paint for years, fairly sure Mercedes do too. The Toro Rosso livery looks metallic to me as well.
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:20 pm

wogx wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:33 pm
Car will be probably metallic blue with black and white markings
https://i.imgur.com/tMuFc6h.jpg
Is that image from today or yesterday? I thought their launch was today...
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:22 pm

Noetiepoerker26 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:06 pm
I thought that metallic paint was hardly ever used in F1 because of its weight disadvantages compared to other types of paint?
I think that was the 'old' metallic, the 'new' metallic has Maylar flakes instead.
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:27 pm

So when is the launch today or tomorrow?
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:29 pm

bauc wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:27 pm
So when is the launch today or tomorrow?
Definitely today and I read it's at 4pm cet.

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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:30 pm

bauc wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:27 pm
So when is the launch today or tomorrow?
I heard it might be in 30min happening.

Still don't know if just livery, or also renders/pics of new car.
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:31 pm

FrukostScones wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:30 pm
bauc wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:27 pm
So when is the launch today or tomorrow?
I heard it might be in 30min happening.

Still don't know if just livery, or also renders/pics of new car.
Yes, it is in half an hour from now. They said it is a livery unveiling, no words of the new car.
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Re: 2019 Williams F1 Team - Mercedes

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:31 pm

Morteza wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:31 pm
FrukostScones wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:30 pm
bauc wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:27 pm
So when is the launch today or tomorrow?
I heard it might be in 30min happening.

Still don't know if just livery, or also renders/pics of new car.
Yes, it is in half an hour from now. They said it is a livery unveiling, no words of the new car.
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