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Smedley: 'Williams are inching closer to Mercedes'

Williams head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley believes the team is gradually "inching closer" to the dominant Mercedes outfit. The team is already eyeing its first victory of the season, with Smedley having confidence that they can challenge in both Spa and Monza as the circuits both suit the FW36. Since the start of the year, he says the gap between Williams and Mercedes has gradually declined, however the W05 still holds a big advantage. "If you take Mercedes as the benchmark - and they are the benchmark as they are doing by far the best job of anyone - obviously we are not a threat to them but we are inching closer to them which is really heartening to see with all the...
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