Tag Archive: Sir Frank Williams

Dec 07

Inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announced

The Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award is an exciting new annual award
Inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Announced Williams and Autosport are pleased to confirm that Elizabeth Thompson from the University of Oxford has been named the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future.

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Dec 02

Williams and Autosport International announce incredible line-up of Formula One Cars

As part of the celebrations there will also be appearances from a host of famous faces from Williams’ past and present 

Williams logoVisitors to Autosport International will be able to feast their eyes on one of the largest collections of Williams Formula One cars seen away from the team’s headquarters, as part of a major celebration of Williams at the show, which runs from 14-17 January 2016.

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Sep 03

Williams confirms driver line up for the 2016 season

“Felipe and Valtteri quickly developed an exceptional working relationship from the beginning of 2014”
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm that the partnership of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas will be retained for a third season in the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Mar 26

Williams announces Adrian Sutil as Reserve Driver for the 2015 Season

Adrian made his Formula One debut in 2007 with the Spyker F1 team
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Adrian Sutil as its official Reserve Driver for the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship season.

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Feb 23

The Spinal Injuries Association become Williams’ Official Charity Partner

The SIA support all those affected by spinal cord injury by advising, educating and campaigning on their behalf.
Spinal Injuries Association Becomes Williams' Official Charity PartnerWilliams, the leading Formula One team and advanced engineering company, is pleased to announce that the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured (SCI) people, has become the company’s official charity.

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Feb 01

Williams Martini Racing launch the FW37 at the first test in Jerez

The new Williams Mercedes FW37 was unveiled today ahead of the first pre-season test in Jerez, Spain.
2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas - Felipe Massa 00The F1 grid will once again be adorned with the red and blue stripes that have grown to be so iconic in motorsport as Williams Martini Racing will be looking to build on their successful 2014 campaign where the team achieved nine podium finishes and finished third in the Constructors’ Championship.

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Nov 01

Williams bosses absent from US GP

Williams’ two F1 bosses are missing in action this weekend for the US grand prix.

2013-06-09_0014 It has emerged that founder and boss Sir Frank Williams is in hospital in Britain, and his deputy and daughter Claire is at his bedside. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC appoints Alan Kinch as CFO

Louise Evans will be departing Williams at the end of November 2014
Williams Grand Prix Holdings logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announces that Alan Kinch will be joining the company in the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on 1st December 2014, replacing outgoing Finance Director Louise Evans.

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Aug 22

Drivers back teen rookie Verstappen

As F1 woke from its summer slumber, the big talking point at Spa was 16-year-old Jos Verstappen.

F3 - Nosiring - 30 Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing - 31 Tom Blomqvist - 5 Jordan King “At least Red Bull’s marketing is working well because almost all the questions are about that,” smiled Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Lauda rubbishes Vettel-to-Mercedes rumour

With the summer sun baking in Budapest, ‘silly season’ has well and truly arrived in the F1 paddock.

2014-06-08_0833 The big name is Sebastian Vettel, with rumours suggesting the Red Bull driver could be on the move to Mercedes in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

New Williams Advanced Engineering facility opened by Prime Minister David Cameron

The result of £8m of investment by Williams

Williams Advanced Engineering logoPrime Minister David Cameron has officially opened Williams’ new Advanced Engineering facility today in Grove, Oxfordshire.

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Jul 04

Thomson Reuters and Williams celebrate 15-year partnership milestone

Longest serving team partners in Williams history 

09 - Williams F1 TeamThomson Reuters – the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals – is celebrating its fifteenth continuous year as a partner of WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING in 2014, making it one of the longest serving team partners in Williams history and one of the longest serving sponsors in Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

British racer Raoul Owens enjoys evening with Williams F1 Team

Raoul is currently on the path towards F1 in the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup
Raoul Owens (centre) with Nasr and Wolff Aspiring professional racing driver Raoul Owens had the rare opportunity to enjoy an evening in the company of the Williams Martini Racing FIA Formula One World Championship team on Wednesday, 2nd July, as part of a specially organised charity dinner at the squad’s Oxfordshire base.

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May 07

Cavallino becomes Official Clothing Supplier to Williams Martini Racing

“As a Formula One team we take great pride in our appearance” – Sir Frank Williams 

09 - Williams F1 TeamWilliams (ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new agreement with Cavallino Group LLC that will see the US based automotive lifestyle company become the official clothing supplier for WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Dickie Stanford appointed General Manager of Williams Heritage

Dickie was most recently Race Team Manager for Williams

2010-09-02 - AT&T Williams - Dickie Stanford Williams is pleased to announce that Dickie Stanford has been appointed to the position of General Manager for Williams Heritage, a new division of Williams that oversees the maintenance and public demonstration of the team’s historic Formula One cars. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Maldonado paid $25m to leave Williams – report

A $25 million termination payment from Pastor Maldonado’s sponsor helped Williams to drive back into profit.

2014-03-30 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 03 The publicly-listed British team released its 2013 financial results on Friday, showing a $20m operating profit despite a poor season on track. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Williams reports 2013 annual results

The Group’s overall income has increased to £132.4m

Williams Grand Prix Holdings logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013. WGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

British Men’s Magazine Esquire to appear on Formula One Car in unique Williams partnership

Ground-breaking partnership at the start of an exciting new chapter 

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 04 In a media first for Esquire, the UK’s most stylish and sophisticated men’s magazine brand published by Hearst Magazines UK has partnered with WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING in a unique campaign that will see the British male lifestyle title appear on the team’s Formula One racing car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

If Williams is a force in 2014, almost the entire paddock will celebrate the return of an F1 great.

Paddock to celebrate ‘popular’ Williams revival

2014-03-06 - Williams F1 Team - Martini livery 06 The newly Mercedes-powered team, having once dominated the sport but not won a title since 1997, has looked a dark horse contender for 2014 during pre-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

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