Staring into the abyss: Would a budget cap save the once mighty Williams team?

Formula 1

Williams have finished in the points just once this season

It’s no secret the Williams team are struggling – we’ve seen it at every grand prix this season.

Five races into 2018 they sit bottom of the constructors’ championship, their car clearly uncompetitive.

They have been here before, having failed to finish higher than eighth for three seasons between 2011 and 2013.

But what is worrying on this occasion is that the team’s hierarchy is struggling to see a stable future without significant changes being implemented.

Speaking last month, deputy team principal Claire Williams claimed F1 was “basically broken”