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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.

Heritage

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.

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.

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.

Point 4.

Independence

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.

Excellence

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

Point 6.

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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Meh 70th Anniversary Grand Prix for Williams

The weekend saw the second of two Grands Prix at Silverstone Circuit in Northamptionshire, this one titled ‘The 70th Anniversary Grand Prix’ to A. avoid having to call it ‘British…
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Williams Virtual Experience launched

Williams Racing has announced the launch of a new virtual events platform that will allow partners, guests and fans behind the scenes on race day, giving them (or is it…
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2020 British Grand Prix – Another Q2

Williams Racing’s George Russell sampled his third consecutive Q2 appearance at an eerily empty Silverstone for this weekend’s British Grand Prix, cementing his place in the top 15 fastest cars…
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Williams’ 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix

After a Grand Prix double header at the Red Bull Ring in Austria opened the truncated 2020 Formula 1 season, F1’s circus – these days a closed shop in an…
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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…

Honours

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

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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
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Race number:63
Age:21
Championship position:19th (0 points)
Race number:6
Age:24
Championship position:20th (0 points)

Driver of the day

David Coulthard

Scot David Coulthard was drafted in to Williams by Sir Frank to fill the void left by the death of Ayrton Senna (no pressure then!) Making his debut in the 1994 Spanish Grand Prix, he would drive for Williams until the end of 1995, winning one race and finishing third in the 1995 F1 World Championship - his first full season in the sport. ...Read on

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