Tag Archive: Williams

Jan 17

Lewis Hamilton & I will be a great pairing – Bottas

“Lewis will be a great reference”
2017-01-16 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Valtteri Bottas Announcement (4) Valtteri Bottas is confident he can establish a positive working relationship with new Mercedes AMG Petronas team-mate Lewis Hamilton following the confirmation he will join the title-winning team for the 2017 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Williams driver Lance Stroll confirmed at Autosport Show

The Canadian will be taking to the Autosport International stage on Saturday 14th January

Lance Stroll Williams is delighted to announce that Lance Stroll, who will race for Williams Martini Racing in the 2017 Formula One World Championship, will be appearing at this year’s Autosport Show (12th – 15th January 2017, NEC, Birmingham). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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Dec 21

Massa stays at Williams to line up Bottas Mercedes switch

Despite no final contracts being confirmed on either deal with Williams or Mercedes

Massa stays at Williams to line up Bottas Mercedes switchFelipe Massa has reportedly agreed to delay his retirement from F1 to return to Williams in 2017 which will open the door for Valtteri Bottas to take up Nico Rosberg’s vacated race seat at Mercedes.

Dec 20

Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds to leave Williams

Pat will be departing on 31st December 2016

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces that Pat Symonds will be stepping down from the role of Chief Technical Officer of WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING at the end of 2016.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Rosberg was always champion material – Williams

“I think it was pretty clear. You know when certain drivers come to you and whether they are champion material and he was”
Rosberg was always champion material – Williamshttp://media.crash.net/original/258346.jpgClaire Williams says Nico Rosberg is a “truly” deserving world champion and that she always thought he was “champion material” from when he made his F1 debut with Williams back in 2006.
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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 »

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