Thank You Sir Frank Williams

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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Williams to use Mercedes Gearbox & back end

For years, one of the most telling signs of Williams Racing’s staunch independence was its refusal to buy in someone else’s gearbox, preferring to make its own in-house, despite it…
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Williams 2020 Formula 1 season review

When we look back at the 2020 Formula 1 season in years to come, it’s unlikely our prevailing memories will be of anything that happened on-track. This is especially true…
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Jost Capito takes over as Williams CEO

Jost Capito, former Director of Motorsport at Volkswagen and one-time CEO of McLaren, has joined Williams Racing. The 62 year old German has over 35 years experience of motorsport, working…
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Sir Frank Williams admitted to hospital

Legendary founder of the Williams Formula 1 Team Sir Frank Williams has been admitted to hospital the Williams family has said in a statement. 78 year old Sir Frank relinquished…

Honours

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