Tag Archive: Williams

Jul 20

Williams announces new partnership with Thales

Thales will deliver state-of-the-art cyber security solutions

Williams logo Williams (ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce a new technical partnership with Thales, the leader in critical information systems, cyber security and data protection.

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Jun 28

Rosberg sees Williams as biggest rivals in Austria

“It’ll be tough against the Williams cars in particular, as they’ve pushed us hard there before” – Rosberg
2016-06-12_1152 Nico Rosberg feels Williams will pose a greater threat than Ferrari or Red Bull to Mercedes at the Austrian Grand Prix as he hunts a hat-trick of victories at Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Williams announces Karun Chandhok as Official Heritage Driver

Williams is delighted to welcome experienced racer Karun Chandhok as official driver for its Heritage division

Williams logo In his new role as Williams Heritage Driver, Karun will focus on the testing and public demonstration of Williams’ historic racing cars. He will make his first appearance as a Williams Heritage driver at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed (June 23rd – 26th), where Karun will drive up the iconic Goodwood Hill behind the wheel of an FW08C from 1983 and an FW13B from 1990. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Lance Stroll also wins race three in Styria

“All in all, I had a fantastic weekend with two victories and one second place at the Red Bull Ring”

F3 - Prema Powerteam - Lance Stroll For Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam), his second victory at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring also was his third race win in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Double pole for Lance Stroll at Red Bull Ring

The 17-year-old Williams F1 junior driver came out on top in both the ranking of the fastest and the second-fastest lap times

F3 - Lance Stroll - Prema Powerteam Canadian Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam), who is currently leading the FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers’ standings, was unbeatable in second qualifying at the Red Bull Ring.

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May 17

Alonso: McLaren has stronger chassis than Ferrari

“Good to be in front of Williams, Force India, Ferrari in terms of chassis.”
Fernando Alonso says McLaren currently has the third-best chassis behind Mercedes and Red Bull on the F1 grid and is pleased to be ahead of Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with financial services company Global Finanz Organisation AG

Williams announces new partnership agreement with Global Finanz Organisation

03 - Williams Martini Racing The partnership will see the Financial.org logo appear on the wing mirrors of the Williams Mercedes FW38 as well as in the team environment at the racetrack from the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix onwards. The company logo will also appear on the overalls worn by the team’s race drivers from the 2016 Canadian Grand Prix onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Formula One pitstop techniques to help in the resuscitation of newborn babies

Both scenarios require a team of people to work seamlessly in a time critical and space-limited environment

Formula One pitstop techniques to help in the resuscitation of newborn babies Williams has been assisting the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) in Cardiff by bringing Formula One pitstop know-how to help in the resuscitation of newborn babies. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Alex Lynn to drive Williams Mercedes FW38 at Barcelona Formula One test

Alex Lynn will test for the Williams Martini Racing Formula One team at Barcelona next week

Alex Lynn logo Alex will drive on the first day of the two-day in-season test on Tuesday, getting behind the wheel of the team’s FW38 challenger built for the 2016 Formula One season, before Felipe Massa takes over on day two. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Ahead of the first race of the 2016 season, Mark shares some of the memories he has of Silverstone

Out of all F1 races I watched growing up in Australia, the 1987 Silverstone GP is one I particularly remember

2016-03-24-0067I was about 11 and it was a classic race between Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet in the two Williams cars. They were racing each other hard and Nigel famously overtook Nelson on Hangar Straight into Stowe corner to win the race. I had no real feeling of how special the passing move was back then, but what grabbed me was seeing the crowd invading the track and how much it meant to the local people for a local driver to win his home race.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Williams appoints Brad Hollinger as Non-Executive Director

“I’m honoured to be appointed to the Board of one of the world’s legendary motorsport teams” – Brad Hollinger

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces the appointment of Brad Hollinger to the company’s Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.

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Apr 11

Williams reports 2015 annual results

Significant improvements in revenue and EBITDA

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s financial results for the year ended 31 December 2015. WGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Williams collaborates with Wille to create new energy efficient multi-function machines

Wihuri has been sponsoring Williams’s racing driver Valtteri Bottas for more than a decade

Williams logo Williams Advanced Engineering have announced a collaboration with Vilakone Oy, part of the Wihuri Group, to develop Wille machinery. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Bottas concerned by ‘fundamental’ lack of Williams pace

Williams has finished third in the constructors’ standings for the past two seasons
Bottas concerned by ‘fundamental’ lack of Williams paceValtteri Bottas says he doesn’t believe his disappointing performance during the Bahrain Grand Prix was solely down to his penalty and an erroneous strategy, saying Williams needs to find more pace from the FW38. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Williams and Autosport launch second year of Engineer of the Future Award

This year it is a pleasure to welcome Richard Parry-Jones CBE to the esteemed judging panel
2016-03-30 - Williams and Autosport Launch Second Year of Engineer of the Future AwardFollowing the success of the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future award, Williams is pleased to continue working with AUTOSPORT to begin the search for this year’s winner.

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Mar 14

Williams appoints Paul di Resta as Reserve Driver for 2016

Paul made his Formula One debut in 2009

03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Paul di Resta as its official Reserve Driver for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Cybex named as Official Fitness Equipment Supplier of Williams Martini Racing

The announcement was made at the opening of the new Williams Cybex Gym

2016-03-10 - Cybex named as Official Fitness Equipment Supplier of Williams Martini RacingCybex International UK, a leading supplier of premium commercial fitness equipment, has today been announced as an Official Supplier to Williams Martini Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Hulkenberg: Force India can attack Williams

“I’d like to think we can attack Williams and be on their level, if we can manage that it would be pretty good”
Hulkenberg: Force India can attack WilliamsNico Hulkenberg says he believes Force India can be in the hunt with Williams when the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship gets underway with the Australian Grand Prix as the team looks to better its fifth place in last year’s constructors’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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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