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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 racesteamcars 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.

Heritage

Williams Racing has been continuously involved in Formula 1 since being founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and Sir Patrick Head.

Success

In a 42 year history in Formula 1 Williams has won 114 races and 16 titles – a record matched only by Ferrari and McLaren.

Passion

Williams exists solely as a racing team. It simply wants to race against the best Grand Prix teams in the world and win.

Independence

One of the great constructors in Formula 1 history, Williams’ staunch independence allows it to compete with total autonomy, free from any competitive constraints.

Excellence

Since 1977 Williams has been at the forefront of Formula 1 excellence, driving the sport forward with technical & sporting innovation.

Support

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.

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Russell to join Mercedes F1 for 2022 – Rumours

Sky Italia are reporting that Williams driver George Russell has been told by Mercedes’ CEO Toto Wolff that he will replace Valtteri Bottas for the 2022 Formula 1 season. Since…
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Celebrity Williams fans: Sylvester Stallone

‘Adriaaaaaaan. Adriaaaaaan!!’ journeyman boxer Rocky Balboa cries out after fighting Apollo Creed in THE iconic scene from the first film of the Rocky franchise written and starring Hollywood megastar Sylvester…

Honours

The achievements of the Williams Racing Formula 1 Team since its debut in 1977

Williams FW43

2021 Williams Racing FW43 (B)

Championship position:9th (0 points)
Designed by:Doug McKiernan (aero), Adam Carter (design), Barney Hassell (vehicle dynamics) & Patrick Head
Official entrant:Williams Racing
Engine:Mercedes Hybrid Turbo V6
Tyres:Pirelli
Fuel:Petronas
Brakes:AP 6 piston front and 4 piston rear calipers with carbon discs and pads
Transmission:Williams 8 speed semi-automatic
Sponsors:Sofina, Lavazza, Royal Bank of Canada
Preceded by:Williams FW42
Hungaroring - Hungarian Grand Prix
Race number:63
Age:23
2021 Championship position:17th (0 points)
Race number:6
Age:25
2021 Championship position:20th (0 points)

28th March, 2021 / Sakhir / Report

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Russell15140
Latifi17DNF0

18th April, 2021 / Imola / Report

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Russell12DNF0
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2nd May, 2021 / Portimao / Report

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Russell11160
Latifi18180
9th May, 2021 / Circuit de Catalunya / Report
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Russell15140
Latifi19160

23rd May 2021 / Monaco / Report

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Russell15140
Latifi18150

6th June 2021 / Baku / Report

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Russell15DNF0
Latifi16160

20th June, 2021 / Le Castellet / Report

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Russell14120
Latifi17180

27th June, 2021 / Red Bull Ring / Report

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Russell11DNF0
Latifi16170

4th July, 2021 / Red Bull Ring / Report

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Russell9110
Latifi18160

18th July, 2021 / Silverstone / Report

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Russell89120
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Driver of the day

Patrick Nève

When Belgian Patrick Nève took the start of the 1977 Spanish Grand Prix, he was the first driver to take part in a Formula 1 Grand Prix for Williams Grand Prix Engineering. It was Williams' debut season, and their first car: the Williams FW06, was still in the pipeline and so the team gave Nève a year old March 761 to drive. With it he enjoyed limited success: a seventh place in the Italian Grand Prix being the highlight of his solitary season with the team. ...Read on