Williams

Williams: Poor form not because it doesn’t have 'pink Mercedes'

Williams says its recent poor form in Formula 1 cannot be put down to its decision not to purchase listed parts from a front-running team such as Mercedes

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17 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Williams

Norris: Williams now a factor in F1 2020 midfield battle

Lando Norris says McLaren will need to consider Williams in its strategy planning heading into each race through 2020, believing the team is now within the midfield battle

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1 day ago, Autosport, Williams

Inside Line: Lafitte in a Williams was my first Autosport cover

Not long ago I was reminded about the first cover photo I had published in Autosport back in 1984 as a 22-year-old photographer based in Johannesburg, living within 20-minutes drive from Kyalami. I had been going to the South African Grand Prix venue since I was a kid, where I watched Mario Andretti...

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2 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Williams

Williams slump not because it doesn't have 'Pink Mercedes'

Williams slump not because it doesn't have 'Pink Mercedes'

Williams has finished last in the constructors' championship each of the last two years, slumping to its worst-ever F1 season in 2019 as it scored just a single point.Midfield rivals such as Haas and, more recently, Racing Point have looked to boost their fortunes by taking customer parts from Ferrari...

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3 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Williams

F1 should "put a pin" in team alliances, says Williams

F1 should "put a pin" in team alliances, says Williams

A growing move towards closer partnerships between manufacturers and smaller outfits has put some of F1's independent outfits under pressure to decide what they should do.With Haas taking as much as it can from Ferrari, and Racing Point working closely with Mercedes, teams like Williams and McLaren fear...

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1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Williams

Williams "not happy" with two-tier F1 resulting from team collaboration

Williams is "not particularly happy" with the current two-tier structure of Formula 1 facilitated by close cooperation between teams, deputy team principal Claire Williams

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1 week ago, Autosport, Williams

Claire Williams: Ayrton was a God in our house

Ayrton Senna would have been 60 today, but at 34 on the Sunday of a horrific Grand Prix weekend in 1994, at Imola, the great Brazilian was killed when his car speared off the road at Tamburello and the rest is well-told history. In the wake of the crash witnessed live by millions at a time when the sport’s...

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2 weeks ago, Grand Prix 247, Williams

Williams fears lost Formula 1 races could impact team's finances

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams fears that a series of cancelled races could impact the financial situation of the Grove team

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2 weeks ago, Autosport, Williams

Jones: Blaming Claire Williams is unfair and easy pickings

With Williams currently at a nadir of their illustrious history in Formula 1, acting team chief Claire Williams has been in the firing line for some time as the team spirals downwards under her watch. But she has support from their former driver Alan Jones who spearheaded the team’s rise to the...

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2 weeks ago, Grand Prix 247, Williams

Williams fears prize fund hit if F1 races lost

Williams fears prize fund hit if F1 races lost

If events are cancelled Formula 1 won’t keep the hosting fees that are paid in advance by the promoters, and which contribute to the overall income which is shared by the teams and Liberty. Other income streams could also be hit if multiple races fail to take place.Williams stressed that it was a priority...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Williams

Don’t expect to see Williams in Q2, we’re still slowest – Russell | 2020 F1 season

George Russell has played down expectations of a significant improvement by Williams in 2020 following its poor campaign last year.

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3 weeks ago, F1 Fanatic, Williams

Williams: We work towards a strong showing on Sunday

The 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championship kicks off this weekend as we head down under to the beautiful Albert Park Circuit in Melbourne, with the city set to celebrate its 25th year hosting the race. ROKiT Williams Racing heads into 2020 with a new driver line-up but the same fighting spirit, as Canadian...

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3 weeks ago, Grand Prix 247, Williams

Williams: 2019 was our rock bottom

The new Formula 1 season will be of critical importance for Williams, once dominant world champions who have fallen so far from the heights that their points haul from the last two campaigns amounts to a total of eight. Claire Williams, deputy team principal and daughter of founder Frank, admits as much. “It’s...

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4 weeks ago, Grand Prix 247, Williams

Williams "unrecognisable" compared to 12 months ago

Williams "unrecognisable" compared to 12 months ago

Williams slumped to its worst-ever season in F1 in 2019 as it scored just a single point, spending the year well off the pace and unable to compete with the midfield teams.It marked the second straight year Williams had finished last in the constructors’ championship, but prompted the team to review...

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4 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Williams

Williams has extensive car development plan for “critical” 2020 season | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Williams has extensive car development plan for "critical" 2020 season • Brawn has faith in "self-policing" of budget cap • Red Bull 'could've beaten Ferrari'

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4 weeks ago, F1 Fanatic, Williams

F1: F1 must be "incredibly responsible and enormously responsive" urges Williams

Acknowledging the threat from the coronavirus, as speculation over the opening races continues, Claire Williams admits that the sport needs to be "incredibly responsible and enormously responsive".

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1 month ago, Pitpass, Williams

F1: Russell plays down Williams hype

George Russell is keen to play down Williams testing performance, insisting that while things have improved the FW43 is the slowest car.

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1 month ago, Pitpass, Williams

Russell believes Williams Formula 1 team still has the slowest car

George Russell has played down suggestions that his Williams Formula 1 team will be able to rejoin the midfield runners in 2020, despite an encouraging performance in Barcelona pre-season testing

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1 month ago, Autosport, Williams

Russell: Williams "still the slowest car" in 2020

Russell: Williams "still the slowest car" in 2020

Williams scored just one point in 2019 and its drivers rarely escaped elimination in the first segment of qualifying. Although troubled by several engine-related issues during the two Barcelona tests this year, both Russell and his rookie teammate Nicolas Latifi set lap times in the new FW43 which were...

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1 month ago, Motorsport.com, Williams

Williams says team's struggles are 'not because I have a child'

Claire Williams says "I can be a mother and run a Formula 1 team" after criticism following their performance last season.

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1 month ago, BBC Sport, Williams

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