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Williams planning long-term with Sirotkin signing

Williams F1 insists that the signing of Sergey Sirotkin is part of a long-term strategy for the team, and was not a financially-motivated decision. His appointment as the team's new full-time driver in 2018 was announced last week. The Russian will replace the now-retired Felipe Massa in the line-up alongside Lance Stroll. Sirotkin saw off stiff competition for the seat from the likes of Robert Kubica, Paul di Resta, Daniil Kvyat and Pascal Wehrlein. Williams CEO Mike O’Driscoll explained that the team was expecting a long partnership with the 22-year-old. “What we have with Sergey is a multi-year contract. We have a lot of confidence in Sergey," he said. "It’s a multi-year...
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