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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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Dorilton don’t have ‘magic wand’: Simon Roberts

Williams Racing acting team principal Simon Roberts has suggested patience might be needed in the team’s quest for an improvement in fortunes, following its sale to US investment firm Dorilton…

Honours

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

Williams FW43

2020 Williams Racing FW43

Championship position:10th (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
Nurburgring - Eifel Grand Prix
Race number:63
Age:21
Championship position:19th (0 points)
Race number:6
Age:24
Championship position:20th (0 points)

Driver of the day

Antonio Pizzonia

Brazilian Antonio Pizzonia began his motorsport career in Formula Vauxhall Juniors in the UK in 1997, before steadily progressing up to British Formula 3 in 2000, winning just about every class he entered. Sixth place in Formula 3000 in 2001 was enough to earn him a test driver's role with Williams for 2002. ...Read on

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