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ROKiT Williams Racing Fansite

wi77iams.com is a 100% unofficial not-for-profit community for fans of the ROKiT 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 ROKiT 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.

Ayrton-Senna-Williams

Ayrton Senna had Williams contract for 1992

Three time world champion Ayrton Senna had a Williams contract ready to sign ahead of the 1992 Formula 1 season, claims his former manager Julian Jakobi. Speaking in the ‘Beyond…

Honours

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

Williams FW43

2020 ROKiT Williams Racing FW43

Championship position:10th (0 points)
Designed by:Doug McKiernan (aero), Adam Carter (design), Barney Hassell (vehicle dynamics) & Patrick Head
Official entrant:ROKiT 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:ROKiT, Sofina, Lavazza, Royal Bank of Canada
Preceded by:Williams FW42
Red Bull Ring | Austrian 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

Jacques Laffite

Jacques-Henri Laffite enjoyed an F1 career lasting from 1974 to 1986 when injuries sustained in a shunt at the British Grand Prix forced his retirement. He has the honour of being the only man to drive for both Frank Williams' Grand Prix entities having made his Formula 1 debut for Frank Williams Racing Cars/ISO-Marlboro in 1974, later joining Williams Grand Prix Engineering for the 1983 and 1984 seasons. ...Read on

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