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|
Australian Grand Prix in
Albert Park | 2nd April 2023
Driver of the day
Dr Jonathan Palmer trained as a physician prior to launching his motor racing career, making his Formula 1 debut for Williams in the 1983 European Grand Prix at Brands Hatch - the first of his 83 Grand Prix starts in a career spanning half a dozen years. Since retiring from racing he's become a very successful businessman, making a success of buying classic British Racing circuits and turning them into world class facilities, earning him the title of 'Most important person in British motorsport' from Motorsport News in 2018. ...Read on