Tag Archive: Williams

Dec 05

Kubica: I’ve proven I’m ready

Robert Kubica feels he’s proven he’s capable of a Formula 1 comeback in 2018 as he awaits a decision from Williams

Abu Dhabi GP,  - Robert Kubica, Williams,The Polish driver completed 128 laps in total for Williams during the two-day Abu Dhabi tyre test last week in the team’s FW40 while setting the fastest outright lap by the team with a 1m 39.85s – quicker than Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announced

Martins Zalmans collected the accolade at the annual Autosport Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel, London

2017-12-04 - 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announcedWilliams and Autosport are pleased to announce Martins Zalmans, from Bath University, as the winner of the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

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Dec 01

Stroll eager to race with ‘team player’ at Williams in 2018

“I hope to have a good relationship with my teammate but I’ll be doing me and he’ll be doing him.”

2017-06-09-14-54-03_1917Lance Stroll is relaxed about whoever will race alongside him in Formula 1 next year, saying he simply wants a “team player” to help lift Williams up the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 30

Debate of the Day: Will Kubica get his F1 comeback?

Williams has confirmed an official decision on its driver line-up won’t be made for potentially a few weeks

F1: Robert Kubica, Williams,With the post-season Abu Dhabi test wrapping up Formula 1 for 2017, all eyes are already looking to whether Robert Kubica will be on the grid for Williams in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Bottas unsure of 2018 F1 title tilt after ‘crazy’ Mercedes year

“It is crazy to think that last year I was still here with Williams”

2017-10-21_0051Valtteri Bottas says he’s uncertain whether he’ll be able to put together a Formula 1 world title challenge next season after reflecting on a ‘crazy’ maiden year at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Stroll in frame to join Alonso in Daytona 24 field

As indicated by sources in Bahrain over the FIA World Endurance Championship season finale

2017-06-09-14-54-03_1918Lance Stroll is in the frame to join Formula 1 colleague Fernando Alonso in the field for January’s Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway, Crash.net understands. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Williams Martini Racing confirms 2017 Abu Dhabi Test Driver Line-up

The Pirelli tyre test will take place over two days at the Yas Marina circuit

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm it will run Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin for the Abu Dhabi Pirelli tyre test, alongside current race driver Lance Stroll. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Lowe hints at Kubica Williams test in Abu Dhabi

The Polish driver saw his F1 career halted after suffering life-threatening injuries in a rallying crash in 2011

2017-04-01-0184Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe says the British team is yet to settle on its post-season Abu Dhabi test driver line-up but strongly tipped Robert Kubica getting another shot to prove he’s ready for a Formula 1 comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Brazil GP: Messy F1 splits, Massa’s final triumph and Bernie’s back

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Nov 05

Felipe Massa confirms retirement from F1 at season’s end

“Once more, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported me throughout this time”

20170323-042Felipe Massa has confirmed he will retire from Formula 1 following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix later this month, calling time on a 15-season career spent with Sauber, Ferrari and Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Felipe Massa to Leave Williams Martini Racing

The team will announce its 2018 driver line-up in due course

2017-10-20_2161Williams Martini Racing confirms that Felipe Massa will leave the team at the end of the 2017 Formula One season.

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Oct 10

Rosberg ‘optimistic’ ahead of Kubica’s Williams F1 test

Robert Kubica prepares for a private test for Williams

Nico Rosberg says he’s feeling positive about Robert Kubica’s chances of a Formula 1 comeback as he prepares for a private test with Williams in the fight for a 2018 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

Williams announces 2017 Intake for the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy

Eight students were selected from a pool of 25 candidates competing in the 2017 F1 in Schools World Finals

Williams logoWilliams has announced the students selected to join the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy, the third intake of students to join this innovative education initiative that sees Williams and Randstad mentor students from around the world as they bid to secure a career as a Formula One engineer.

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Sep 26

Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 results

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months to 30 June 2017

2017-09-26 - Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 resultsWGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Group revenue grew to £85.9m for the period, compared to £80.0m in the same period in 2016. EBITDA improved from a profit of £7.8m in 2016 to a profit of £10.4m in 2017. The Group generated operating free cash flow of £10.9m for the six-month period (2016: £13.0m). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

’Not a big change’ for Haas joining Strategy Group meetings

“Everybody was happy because we were treated with respect and didn’t try to run the show.”

2017-06-09-08-59-08_0033Haas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner felt it was “not a big change” being allowed to join the Strategy Group meeting, saying there was no backlash from the pre-existing members. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

F1 team tech chiefs not expecting ‘huge tricks’ with Halo aero

“The definition isn’t finally issued yet so we don’t exactly know what opportunities we’ll have”

Technical bosses from a number of Formula 1 teams are not expecting to gain any noticeable aerodynamic performance through the fairings that will be added to the ‘Halo’ cockpit device upon its introduction in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Williams Advanced Engineering brings Motorsport Technology to Brompton Electric

Brompton launched its latest product that draws on Williams Advanced Engineering’s know-how 

Williams logoHaving had four and even six wheel racers in its famous history, Williams has now lent its technology to two wheels as part of Williams Advanced Engineering’s latest project, the Brompton Electric. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Di Resta felt ‘back at home’ driving F1 car again

“When you’re out there, there’s nothing else like it”

Di Resta felt 'back at home' driving F1 car againWilliams super-sub Paul di Resta felt “back at home” behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car after an impressive showing during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Statement from Williams

Reserve Driver Paul di Resta will drive alongside Lance Stroll for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix

05 - Williams Martini Racing After feeling unwell during practice in Budapest on Friday and Saturday, Felipe Massa will not drive for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Williams supports government battery revolution in the UK

The halo project for this facility will be British marque Aston Martin’s first fully electric model, the RapidE

Williams logoWilliams Advanced Engineering, the engineering and technology business that focusses on transferring F1 expertise outside of motorsport, backed the Government drive to make the UK a world leader in electric battery development.

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