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wi77iams.com is a 100% 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.

About Williams Racing

Given its current position it’s easy to forget Williams Racing‘s importance to the history of Formula 1. Our fan community allows us all to show them our support in attempting to get back the the front of the grid. Here’s what we think makes them so great…

Point 1.


Williams Racing has been continuously involved in Formula 1 since being founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams (who remains the majority shareholder) and Sir Patrick Head.

Point 2.


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

Point 3.

Racing Spirit

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

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

Point 5.


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

Point 6.


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.


Styrian Grand Prix – tough day for Williams

After a stellar showing in qualifying, expectations were high for Williams and its #1 driver George Russell going into Sunday’s Steiermark Grand Prix (or Styrian Grand Prix or Austrian Grand…

Upgrades for Williams in Austria

Despite not turning a wheel since a positive pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya in February, the rate of development in Formula 1 is such that F1 teams, including…

Williams Racing reveals new livery

Ahead of the 2020 Formula 1 season, there was much intrigue around Williams’ livery for the forthcoming campaign. It was rumoured that ROKiT – Williams’ title sponsor of 12 months…


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
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
Championship position:19th (0 points)
Race number:6
Championship position:20th (0 points)

Driver of the day

Piers Courage

Piers Courage was 28 when he was killed at the wheel of a Frank Williams Racing Cars De Tomaso Ford at the 1970 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort. In celebrating all things 'Williams Grand Prix Engineering' the significance of the relationship between Courage and Sir Frank is such that his inclusion is deserved, despite his death coming seven years before the current Williams Formula 1 team was founded. ...Read on

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