Tag Archive: Williams

Nov 22

Stroll in frame to join Alonso in Daytona 24 field

As indicated by sources in Bahrain over the FIA World Endurance Championship season finale

2017-06-09-14-54-03_1918Lance Stroll is in the frame to join Formula 1 colleague Fernando Alonso in the field for January’s Rolex 24 sports car race at Daytona International Speedway, Crash.net understands. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 22

Williams Martini Racing confirms 2017 Abu Dhabi Test Driver Line-up

The Pirelli tyre test will take place over two days at the Yas Marina circuit

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm it will run Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin for the Abu Dhabi Pirelli tyre test, alongside current race driver Lance Stroll. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Lowe hints at Kubica Williams test in Abu Dhabi

The Polish driver saw his F1 career halted after suffering life-threatening injuries in a rallying crash in 2011

2017-04-01-0184Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe says the British team is yet to settle on its post-season Abu Dhabi test driver line-up but strongly tipped Robert Kubica getting another shot to prove he’s ready for a Formula 1 comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Brazil GP: Messy F1 splits, Massa’s final triumph and Bernie’s back

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Nov 05

Felipe Massa confirms retirement from F1 at season’s end

“Once more, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported me throughout this time”

20170323-042Felipe Massa has confirmed he will retire from Formula 1 following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix later this month, calling time on a 15-season career spent with Sauber, Ferrari and Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Felipe Massa to Leave Williams Martini Racing

The team will announce its 2018 driver line-up in due course

2017-10-20_2161Williams Martini Racing confirms that Felipe Massa will leave the team at the end of the 2017 Formula One season.

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Oct 10

Rosberg ‘optimistic’ ahead of Kubica’s Williams F1 test

Robert Kubica prepares for a private test for Williams

Nico Rosberg says he’s feeling positive about Robert Kubica’s chances of a Formula 1 comeback as he prepares for a private test with Williams in the fight for a 2018 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 27

Williams announces 2017 Intake for the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy

Eight students were selected from a pool of 25 candidates competing in the 2017 F1 in Schools World Finals

Williams logoWilliams has announced the students selected to join the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy, the third intake of students to join this innovative education initiative that sees Williams and Randstad mentor students from around the world as they bid to secure a career as a Formula One engineer.

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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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