Tag Archive: Williams

Dec 10

Paddy Lowe in demand as Mercedes talks near

Mercedes is understood to be coming under pressure to retain Lowe’s services

Paddy Lowe in demand as Mercedes talks nearPaddy Lowe is reportedly being chased by several teams as he prepares to decide whether he will commit to Mercedes or consider options elsewhere beyond 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – Wolff

Pascal Wehrlein remains the bookies’ favourite for the drive

Hamilton won’t get Mercedes team-mate say – WolffMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has revealed Lewis Hamilton won’t be directly involved in the process of deciding who his team-mate will be for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season, but says ‘dynamics’ with any potential candidates will be considered. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Mercedes hints at Wehrlein but rules out Bottas?

Toto Wolff has revealed he is prepared to make a ‘brave’ choice when deciding who will replace the retired Nico Rosberg in the Mercedes F1 team.

2016-06-10_45849 Following last week’s shock revelation that Rosberg will retire from the sport just days after landing his first F1 world title, attention has now turned to who will replace the German in the triple title-winning team.
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Dec 05

Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announced at 2016 Autosport Awards

The Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award is an exciting annual award

2016-12-04 - Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announced at 2016 Autosport Awards Williams and Autosport are pleased to confirm that Sam O’Neill from Imperial College London has been named the next Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Williams reveals iconic line-up for Autosport International

The experiential centrepiece Williams will be creating to mark its 40th anniversary at the pinnacle of motor racing

Williams, FW07, Nigel Mansell Williams is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing some of its most iconic cars at next year’s Autosport International Show, which takes place 12th – 15th January 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Finalists announced for the Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce the names of the five finalists for the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams logo The annual award, which was introduced at last year’s event, names an engineering student from a UK university as a rising star of Formula One engineering and supports them with an accelerated career development programme at Williams.   Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Massa bids emotional farewell after Brazil GP exit

“It is so difficult to explain the feeling by not managing to finish the race for my fans and for Brazil” – Massa

Massa bids emotional farewell after Brazil GP exitDespite a bittersweet end to his final home race, Felipe Massa has described his walk back to the pit lane as ‘special and amazing’ as he prepares to say a final goodbye to Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Williams enters Technical Partnership with Dicastal

Dicastal’s wheels will go through vigorous R&D with Williams Martini Racing

03 - Williams Martini Racing Williams is pleased to announce a new partnership with Dicastal, a leading global manufacturer of automotive wheels and part of the Citic Group. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Randstad Williams Engineering Academy welcomes new students

Nine students were selected from a pool of candidates competing in the 2016 F1 in Schools World Finals

2016-10-20 - Randstad Williams Engineering Academy welcomes new students Williams and Randstad have announced the students selected to join the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy’s “Class of 2016” – the second intake of students to join this innovative scheme that sees Williams and Randstad mentor students from across the world as they bid to secure a career as a Formula One engineer. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Massa to stay in F1 paddock after retirement

Massa says he will return to the F1 paddock in 2017
2016-06-12_1105 Felipe Massa says he wouldn’t be able to enjoy returning to the F1 paddock after retiring from racing without having work lined up from next season.
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Oct 14

The Randstad Williams Engineering Academy announces the Successful Students Advancing into Year Two

The Randstad Williams Engineering Academy is the first programme of its kind

Williams logo Following the completion of the inaugural year of the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy, Randstad and Williams are pleased to announce the students from the Class of 2015 that have successfully made it through to the second year of this innovative new programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Stroll heads to Prema Team’s “Home” race intent on clinching Euro F3 Championship

Montréal-born teenager aiming to claim F3 “crown” prematurely

Stroll heads to Prema Team’s “Home” race intent on clinching Euro F3 Championship Lance Stroll travels to the penultimate event of this year’s FIA European Formula 3 Championship on an important mission. The Montréal-born Williams Formula One Development driver dearly wants to wrap-up the title in Italy (1-2 Oct) on the Prema Powerteam’s “home” ground.

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Sep 13

Rosberg out to end 8 year Singapore podium drought

The German finished second as a Williams driver back in 2008
2016-07-08-Friday-0062 It may have been the scene of only his second career F1 podium back in 2008 but Nico Rosberg heads to the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix looking to make a timely return to the night race rostrum after an absence of eight years. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Williams welcomes Antonio Spagnolo to Engineering Operations

“Williams is determined to continue the positive momentum it has had since 2014” – Pat Symonds

03 - Williams Martini Racing Williams is pleased to announce a new addition to its engineering department in an effort to bolster performance for the remainder of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship campaign onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Bottas relaxed despite Williams future uncertainty

“It’s been no problem, no distraction.”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0014 Valtteri Bottas says he is ‘not worried’ about his F1 future despite admitting he is heading into the summer break with no firm indication that he will remain with Williams for the 2017 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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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