Tag Archive: Williams

Feb 02

Williams appoints Gary Paffett as Simulator Driver for 2016

Williams is pleased to announce that Gary Paffett has been appointed as the team’s simulator driver for 2016.
Williams logo Gary has joined the team for the 2016 season to assist the vehicle science department in developing the Williams Mercedes FW38 at the Williams factory in Grove. He will work closely with the team throughout the year to provide extensive feedback to help the continued development of this year’s car.

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Jan 23

Mercedes expects its engines to roar in 2016

V6 turbo engines with hybrid technology the powertrains have continually been criticised for a lack of noise
2015-06-07_1477Mercedes technical chief Paddy Lowe has backed up Pat Symonds’ comments that F1’s 2016 challengers will be noticeable louder due to new exhaust regulations.

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Jan 21

Claire Williams becomes Vice President of the Spinal Injuries Association

The charity has been close to the hearts of the Williams team

Williams logo Williams and our official charity partner, the Spinal Injuries Association, are pleased to announce that Claire Williams, Deputy Team Principal and Commercial Director of Williams, is to become the charity’s Vice President. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Williams should drop Mercedes for Honda – Hill

“I would have liked to have seen Williams opt to go with the Honda engine, I think Honda are going to fight back.”

2015-10-25_41605 Former champion Damon Hill feels Williams can only challenge Mercedes if it considers changing engines to Honda, despite its ‘catastrophic’ return. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Ecclestone: Female drivers wouldn’t be taken seriously

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says a female racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat

Tatiana Calderon On the weekend when former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff launches her ‘Dare to Be Different’ campaign to increase female participation in all areas of motorsport, Bernie Ecclestone says a woman racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Williams at Autosport International: The top ten must-see sights

Here we round up the top 10 Williams attractions you can see at the show

Williams logo It’s only a matter of days now until Autosport International kicks off, with an incredible Williams feature as its centrepiece. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Sky Sports F1 joins Williams at Autosport International

Sky Sports F1 will bring along a host of its most famous presenters

Williams logo Another major part of the F1 paddock will join next week’s Autosport International with news that UK and Ireland TV broadcaster Sky Sports F1 will be hosting a number of shows at the NEC throughout the event from January 14-17 for the visiting fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Williams Martini Racing and Wihuri continue partnership

The Wihuri logo will now feature on the front wing endplate of the upcoming Williams Mercedes FW38

03 - Williams Martini Racing Williams is pleased to announce that it has signed a renewed partnership agreement with Wihuri, one of Finland’s most respected business enterprises, for the 2016 Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Williams FW08C to star in Live Action Arena at Autosport International

The car, which raced in the 1983 F1 season, will be starring in the Live Action Arena

Williams FW08C, Goodwood, 2012Fans of Formula One will get the chance to see a significant part of motorsport history at Autosport International this January, with an appearance from the Williams-Cosworth FW08C in the Live Action Arena. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Felipe Massa joins Williams stars at Autosport International

Williams Martini Racing driver Felipe Massa will lead a line-up of famous Williams faces at Autosport International this January
2015-06-06_0517 Also starring at the NEC as part of a major Williams feature will be Williams Martini Racing Deputy Team Principal, Claire Williams, and Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds, giving fans exclusive insight into the world of Formula One.

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Dec 15

Williams Advanced Engineering supports Jaguar’s return to racing (+video)

A film on Jaguar’s return to racing can be viewed

Williams Advanced Engineering Supports Jaguar's Return to Racing  - FE-CAR Jaguar today announced its return to global motorsport with an entry for the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship, with Williams Advanced Engineering confirmed as technical partner. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

Renault e.dams Punta del Este preview

In electric racing efficiency is key, right?

Renault e.dams Punta del Este preview With Round 3 of the FIA Formula E Championship, the Punta del Este ePrix, coming up soon we decided to delve deeper into the efficiency of the Renault Z.E.15 with our Renault Sport Project Leader, Vincent Gaillardot. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Williams teases ‘significantly different’ car for 2016

Rob Smedley says next year’s Williams FW38 will be ‘significantly different’ to its four-time podium winning challenge

Williams teases ‘significantly different’ car for 2016Rob Smedley says Williams will adopt a more radical approach for its 2016 Formula 1 challenger having begun work on its next generation car earlier than usual. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Dec 01

Williams wins Industry Accolade for the Formula E Battery

Most Innovative New Motorsport Product

Williams logo Williams Advanced Engineering, the engineering services and technology division of the Williams Group, is pleased to announce that it has won the “Most Innovative New Motorsport Product” award for the Formula E battery at the Race Tech World Motorsport Symposium.

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Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

EOS enters a Technical Partnership with Williams

Purchase of a EOSINT P 760 will complement Williams’ existing manufacturing processes and support development projects
03 - Williams Martini RacingEOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end solutions in Additive Manufacturing (AM), is pleased to announce that they have entered a technical partnership with Williams Grand Prix Engineering and Williams Advanced Engineering.

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Nov 26

Lance Stroll joins Williams Young Driver Development Programme

Canadian teenager takes important step towards fulfilling Formula One dream

2015-11-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Lance StrollLance Stroll has been selected by Williams Martini Racing to join its Young Driver Development Programme. The Montréal-born teenager, who turned 17-years-old last month (29 Oct), will be fully-immersed into the Williams team next year in a similar capacity to that of Valtteri Bottas when he first joined the team in a development role in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Williams announces partnership with Winton at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

As part of this partnership the Winton logo will appear on the wing mirrors of the Williams Mercedes FW37
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing (Ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce a partnership with leading investment management company Winton at the 2015 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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