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Sep 26

Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 results

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months to 30 June 2017

2017-09-26 - Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 resultsWGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Group revenue grew to £85.9m for the period, compared to £80.0m in the same period in 2016. EBITDA improved from a profit of £7.8m in 2016 to a profit of £10.4m in 2017. The Group generated operating free cash flow of £10.9m for the six-month period (2016: £13.0m). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 07

’Not a big change’ for Haas joining Strategy Group meetings

“Everybody was happy because we were treated with respect and didn’t try to run the show.”

2017-06-09-08-59-08_0033Haas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner felt it was “not a big change” being allowed to join the Strategy Group meeting, saying there was no backlash from the pre-existing members. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

F1 team tech chiefs not expecting ‘huge tricks’ with Halo aero

“The definition isn’t finally issued yet so we don’t exactly know what opportunities we’ll have”

Technical bosses from a number of Formula 1 teams are not expecting to gain any noticeable aerodynamic performance through the fairings that will be added to the ‘Halo’ cockpit device upon its introduction in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Williams Advanced Engineering brings Motorsport Technology to Brompton Electric

Brompton launched its latest product that draws on Williams Advanced Engineering’s know-how 

Williams logoHaving had four and even six wheel racers in its famous history, Williams has now lent its technology to two wheels as part of Williams Advanced Engineering’s latest project, the Brompton Electric. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Di Resta felt ‘back at home’ driving F1 car again

“When you’re out there, there’s nothing else like it”

Di Resta felt 'back at home' driving F1 car againWilliams super-sub Paul di Resta felt “back at home” behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car after an impressive showing during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Statement from Williams

Reserve Driver Paul di Resta will drive alongside Lance Stroll for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix

05 - Williams Martini Racing After feeling unwell during practice in Budapest on Friday and Saturday, Felipe Massa will not drive for the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 26

Williams supports government battery revolution in the UK

The halo project for this facility will be British marque Aston Martin’s first fully electric model, the RapidE

Williams logoWilliams Advanced Engineering, the engineering and technology business that focusses on transferring F1 expertise outside of motorsport, backed the Government drive to make the UK a world leader in electric battery development.

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Jul 25

Rosland Capital unveil Williams 40th anniversary gold & silver coin collection

Limited Edition Coins Launched as part of ’40 Years of Williams’ Celebrations

Williams_Grand_Prix_Box_Gold___Silver_2.5_o_Leading precious metal asset firm, Rosland Capital, today unveiled their latest coin collection – designed in collaboration with Williams Racing – to mark the famous British racing outfit’s 40th Anniversary celebrations that have been taking place throughout 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

Williams backs government skills reform at F1 Live London

Williams is committed to nurturing young talent and build for the future

At the F1™ Live London event, with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Williams pledged to boost technical education opportunities to find the next generation of engineers needed for the UK to compete at the pinnacle of motor racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Stroll expects better race pace despite Williams update struggles

“We just need more grip around here to compete with the other teams” – Stroll

2017-06-11_3302Lance Stroll is hopeful that Williams can fight back from its worst qualifying display of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Austria on Sunday despite struggling to understand its new update package.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

Williams brings F1™ Technology to the Emergency Transport of Infants

Williams Group has designed and manufactured the Babypod 20 in collaboration with Advanced Healthcare Technology 

2017-07-04 - Williams brings F1™ Technology to the Emergency Transport of InfantsTechnology which protects Formula One drivers in the event of a crash, has been used to create a safe environment for new-born babies needing emergency transportation.

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Jul 03

Tickets are on their way and special appearance from Williams FW14B confirmed!

Silverstone Classic

logoWe’re delighted to confirm that, as part of Williams’ 40th anniversary celebrations as well as 25 years since Nigel Mansell’s championship win, the all-conquering FW14B will not only be on public display at the Silverstone Classic but will also provide  some dramatic high-speed demonstration laps during the lunch and morning breaks on both Saturday and Sunday, this time with experienced GP2 and sportscar driver Nick Yelloly at the wheel.

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Jul 02

Lowe: Stroll podium gives Williams boost against Force India

“It puts us in a great shape for the remainder of 2017 to develop the car and score points on both sides of the garage.” 

Lowe: Stroll podium gives Williams boost against Force IndiaWilliams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe says Lance Stroll’s leap forward in performance which resulted in his maiden Formula 1 podium gives the team faith to hunt down Force India in the fight for fourth in the world constructors’ championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 10

Massa advises Stroll ahead of home race bow

Stroll says he is feeling optimistic about a strong showing in qualifying for the Grove team

2017-06-09-10-04-11_0057Felipe Massa says Lance Stroll must remain ‘calm’ if he is to make the most of his much anticipated first home Canadian Grand Prix following a low key first day on track in Montreal.

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May 13

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track time

The only driver to hit trouble in FP3 was Vettel

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track timeFerrari bounced back from a disappointing Friday in Barcelona by topping the final Formula 1 practice session ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix through Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Bottas: I’m very close to matching Hamilton

“I know that I am very close now, I will improve and we’re going to have some very good fights together in the future”

20170323-039Valtteri Bottas insists he is now ‘very close’ to matching Lewis Hamilton in terms of pure pace at Mercedes despite a disappointing Chinese Grand Prix weekend hampered by a clumsy spin that left him sixth at the chequered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

Hamilton beats Vettel to sixth straight pole in China

After losing out to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Hamilton beats Vettel to sixth straight pole in ChinaLewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix from the front of the grid after storming to his sixth straight Formula 1 pole position in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 05

Williams reports 2016 Annual results; Significant improvements in revenue and EBITDA

Group revenue increased from £125.6m in 2015 to £167.4m last year

Williams logoWilliams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016. WGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A new rulebook and the unknowns of performance

20170323-033There is an unknown nature to this race. In testing, the Ferrari looked like it had a lot more pace and a lot of it was drawn from the high speed corners. The car looked more planted than any other car, including the Mercedes.

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Mar 17

Williams and Blueshift GP launch ‘The Art Of Aero’

Using previously confidential imagery from Williams’ computational fluid dynamic (CFD)

2017-03-17 - Williams and Blueshift GP launch 'The Art Of Aero' 1Williams has collaborated with Blueshift GP to create a stunning new collection of artworks, inspired by aerodynamic images from Williams, which launches today at the Ransom Gallery in London. Read the rest of this entry »

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