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.
The achievements of the Williams Racing Formula 1 Team since its debut in 1977
2021 Williams Racing FW43 (B)
|Championship position:||8th (20 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|
American Grand Prix in
Circuit of the Americas | 24th October 2021
Driver of the day
Italian Alex Zanardi had a distinguished CART career, winning the drivers championship in 1997 and 1998, but his Formula 1 career was less successful, achieving a solitary point in 41 starts, and none for the Williams Grand Prix Team. So what justifies his inclusion on this list of Williams Grand Prix greats? Well, having won his life or death battle after a near-fatal crash in Indycar resulting in the loss of both legs, and consequently turning his focus to para-cycling winning Olympic Golds and World Championships, arguably Alex Zanardi has achieved as much, if not more than any other driver on this list. ...Read on