Tag Archive: Williams

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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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 »

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