Williams Racing Fansite
wi77iams.com is an unofficial not-for-profit community for fans of the Williams Racing Formula 1 team, featuring all the latest news, chat and opinion about races, team, cars and drivers. Williams Racing‘s importance to the history of Formula 1 can’t be exaggerated, and our fan community allows us to show our support for them in their efforts to get back the the front of the grid, as a new chapter begins with the team’s sale to Dorilton Capital.
Williams Racing has been continuously involved in Formula 1 since being founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and Sir Patrick Head.
In a 42 year history in Formula 1 Williams has won 114 races and 16 titles – a record matched only by Ferrari and McLaren.
Williams exists solely as a racing team. It simply wants to race against the best Grand Prix teams in the world and win.
One of the great constructors in Formula 1 history, Williams’ staunch independence allows it to compete with total autonomy, free from any competitive constraints.
Since 1977 Williams has been at the forefront of Formula 1 excellence, driving the sport forward with technical & sporting innovation.
The Williams team continues to receive enormous global support, having built up a huge fanbase in its 40+ years at the top of the sport.
News and chat about the Williams Racing F1 Team, past present and future. Some speculation, plenty of opinion and every now and again a small amount of actual fact.
The achievements of the Williams Racing Formula 1 Team since its debut in 1977
2023 Williams Racing FW45
|Championship position:||7th (11 points)|
|Designed by:||Doug McKiernan (aero), Adam Carter (design), Barney Hassell (vehicle dynamics) & Patrick Head|
|Official entrant:||Williams Racing|
|Engine:||Mercedes Hybrid Turbo V6|
|Brakes:||AP 6 piston front and 4 piston rear calipers with carbon discs and pads|
|Transmission:||Williams 8 speed semi-automatic|
|Sponsors:||Dorilton Ventures, Lavazza, Duracell, Acronis, Versa|
|Preceded by:||Williams FW44|
Japanese Grand Prix in
Suzuka | 24th September 2023
Driver of the day
Martin Brundle enjoyed an intense rivalry with Ayrton Senna in F3 and went on to have a lengthy career in Formula 1 that spanned 13 seasons, never quite making it to the top step of the podium. He stood in for a poorly Nigel Mansell at the 1988 Belgian Grand Prix, having previously tested for Williams, where he finished in a thoroughly respectable seventh place. ...Read on