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 races, team, cars 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.
Williams Racing has been continuously involved in Formula 1 since being founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and Sir Patrick Head.
In a 42 year history in Formula 1 Williams has won 114 races and 16 titles – a record matched only by Ferrari and McLaren.
Williams exists solely as a racing team. It simply wants to race against the best Grand Prix teams in the world and win.
One of the great constructors in Formula 1 history, Williams’ staunch independence allows it to compete with total autonomy, free from any competitive constraints.
Since 1977 Williams has been at the forefront of Formula 1 excellence, driving the sport forward with technical & sporting innovation.
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.
Williams appoint James Vowles as new Team Principal
Brazil 2022 – Frustrating race for Williams as former star shines
2022 Mexican Grand Prix – Al-bueno race after a disappointing quali
Nicholas Latifi set for Indycar switch in 2023
Mario Andretti drives F1 McLaren aged 82
The achievements of the Williams Racing Formula 1 Team since its debut in 1977
2022 Williams Racing FW44
|Championship position:||10th (8 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:||Dorilton Ventures, Lavazza, Duracell, Acronis, Versa|
|Preceded by:||Williams FW43|
Canadian Grand Prix in
Circuit Gilles Villeneuve | 18th June 2023
Driver of the day
Son of double World Champion and triple-crown winner Graham Hill, Damon won the 1996 World Championship with Williams, in the last of his four seasons with the team. It should have been more, but for a dastardly act of skulduggery by a certain German in 1994, and an error strewn season in 1995 when his Williams FW16 was the class of the field, only to be foiled again by Schumacher: this time by his speed, consistency and the genius of the Benetton team behind him. ...Read on