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Maldonado hopes for Williams title

Pastor Maldonado says he hopes for an F1 title during his time with Williams
Pastor Maldonado says he is keen to try and take Williams back to F1 title glory during his time with the team.

The Venezuelan joined the former championship winning outfit last year for his debut in F1 and secured a surprise maiden victory in Spain earlier this season.

While he has failed to score since after a run of disappointing results, Maldonado insisted he was focused on not only delivering more wins for the team but also on fighting for the title.

"I would, without doubt, stay there a while, a year at least," he was quoted as saying by AS during a press conference in his home country. "Before leaving Williams I would like to win the championship with them. I would give the opportunity for this great team - that gave me the opportunity for me to get on the F1 grid for the first time - to win a world championship."

The former GP2 racer did however admit that there were no guarantees that he would remain with the Grove-based outfit if the option of a move elsewhere arose.

"In F1 you never know what might happen,” he said. “There are enough teams on the grid."




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29.07.2012- Race, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams F1 Team FW34
28.07.2012- Qualifying, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams F1 Team FW34
28.07.2012- Free Practice 3, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Williams F1 Team FW34
27.07.2014- Race, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36 and Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB10
27.07.2014- Race, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36
27.07.2014- Race, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36 and Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB10
27.07.2014- Race, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Lotus F1 Team E22, crashed
27.07.2014- Race, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36 leads Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB10
27.07.2014- Race, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Lotus F1 Team E22, crashed
27.07.2014- Race, Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 leads Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36
27.07.2014- Race, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36
27.07.2014- Race, Pastor Maldonado (VEN) Lotus F1 Team E22 leads Jean-Eric Vergne (FRA) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR9
27.07.2014- Race, Valtteri Bottas (FIN) Williams F1 Team FW36 leads Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W05
27.07.2014- Race, Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams F1 Team FW36 leads Fernando Alonso (ESP) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
27.07.2014- Race, Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams F1 Team FW36
27.07.2014- Race, Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams F1 Team FW36 leads Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
27.07.2014- Race, Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams F1 Team FW36 leads Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari F14-T
27.07.2014- Race, Daniel Ricciardo (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB10 leads Felipe Massa (BRA) Williams F1 Team FW36

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1Jez

August 17, 2012 12:17 PM

"I would give the opportunity for this great team". Who does he think he is? The only "opportunity" Williams see in Maldonado is the opportunity to pay bills, not win championships. If Maldonado wins a championship without a major attitude change, I'll eat my hat. He'll be lucky if he keeps his seat at Williams, let alone gets an offer from a team other than in destruction derby.



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