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Feb 20

Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda renew contracts with Mercedes to end 2020

F1: Management Announcement

01 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Toto Wolff and Niki Lauda have agreed to continue their successful partnership of recent years until the end of 2020 Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Williams retains Paul Di Resta as Reserve Driver for 2017

Paul made his Formula One debut in 2009

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Paul Di Resta will remain as its official Reserve Driver for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Williams have ‘got to move up from fifth’ in F1 2017

Williams took only one podium last year and only scored 138 points
Williams have 'got to move up from fifth' in F1 2017Williams Martini Racing must move up from fifth position in the Constructors’ Championship this season, deputy team principal Claire Williams says.
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Feb 17

Williams unveils first images of FW40

Williams has stolen a march on its rivals by revealing teaser shots of its 2017 F1 challenger the FW40

Williams unveils first images of FW40With F1 gearing up for a week of team launches before the opening pre-season test, Williams had been the only team not to confirm its 2017 team launch date, but is set to fully reveal its FW40 on Saturday 25th February.
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Feb 16

Williams appoints Dirk de Beer as Head of Aerodynamics

Dirk arrives at Williams with a wealth of experience

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Dirk de Beer has been appointed as the team’s new Head of Aerodynamics, and will join the company on 1 March 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

DS Virgin Racing has signed Formula 1 development driver and GP2 race winner Alex Lynn as its reserve driver in a multi-year deal

Alex Lynn joins DS Virgin as Development Driver

Lynn, 23, brings a wealth of experience and success in single-seater racing, having won the Formula Renault UK and GP3 titles alongside multiple GP2 races. He has also been working as an F1 development driver with Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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