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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.

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Bon anniversaire Alain Prost

1993 Williams World Champion, and all-too-often thorn in Williams’ side during his time with Renault/McLaren, Alain Prost turns 65 today. Having made his Formula 1 debut in 1980, the Frenchman…
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Williams launch FW43, take to track

Williams Racing has launched its latest car, the FW43, two days ahead of the first F1 pre-season test it famously missed last year. The car, bedecked in a new red,…
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Williams FW43 car launch: What to expect

Williams Racing will, tomorrow, launch their new challenger, the FW43, days ahead of the first F1 pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona on Wednesday. But what can…
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2020 car launches predictably underwhelming

Formula 1’s new car launch season is almost as hotly anticipated as the start of the season itself. Back at HQ, F1 teams’ focus switched to the design and build…

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
ROKiT Williams Racing FW42
Race number:63
Age:21
Championship position:19th (0 points)
Race number:6
Age:24
Championship position:20th (0 points)

Driver of the day

Antonio Pizzonia

Brazilian Antonio Pizzonia began his motorsport career in Formula Vauxhall Juniors in the UK in 1997, before steadily progressing up to British Formula 3 in 2000, winning just about every class he entered. Sixth place in Formula 3000 in 2001 was enough to earn him a test driver's role with Williams for 2002. ...Read on