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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 racesteamcars 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.

Heritage

Williams Racing has been continuously involved in Formula 1 since being founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and Sir Patrick Head.

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.

Passion

Williams exists solely as a racing team. It simply wants to race against the best Grand Prix teams in the world and win.

Independence

One of the great constructors in Formula 1 history, Williams’ staunch independence allows it to compete with total autonomy, free from any competitive constraints.

Excellence

Since 1977 Williams has been at the forefront of Formula 1 excellence, driving the sport forward with technical & sporting innovation.

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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2021 Spanish Grand Prix for Williams

Firstly, it was always going to be a disappointing 2021 Spanish Grand Prix for me on a personal level – irrespective of what happened on track – as I had…
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Get Well Soon Carlos Reutemann

Carlos Reutemann, ex-Williams driver turned politician has been moved to intensive care at a hospital in his native Argentina as a result of digestive bleeding, according to reports. “Given the…
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James Bower joins Williams, Tim Hunt becomes CMO

Another day another recruit for the new-look Williams Racing F1 team following its sale to Dorilton Capital in summer of 2020. The latest new recruit is James Bower who joins…

Honours

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

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2020 Williams Racing FW43

Championship position:10th (0 points)
Designed by:Doug McKiernan (aero), Adam Carter (design), Barney Hassell (vehicle dynamics) & Patrick Head
Official entrant: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:Sofina, Lavazza, Royal Bank of Canada
Preceded by:Williams FW42
Monaco Grand Prix Circuit
Race number:63
Age:23
2021 Championship position:16th (0 points)
Race number:6
Age:25
2021 Championship position:20th (0 points)

28th March, 2021 / Sakhir / Report

QualiRacePts
Russell15140
Latifi17DNF0

18th April, 2021 / Imola / Report

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Russell12DNF0
Latifi14DNF0

2nd May, 2021 / Portimao / Report

QualiRacePts
Russell11160
Latifi18180
9th May, 2021 / Circuit de Catalunya / Report
QualiRacePts
Russell15140
Latifi19160

Driver of the day

Valtteri Bottas

The most recent Williams driver on the list, Valtteri Bottas spent four seasons with the team from 2013 to 2016 scoring ten podiums, before moving on to Mercedes to partner Lewis Hamilton at World Champions Mercedes where he finally got to stand on the top step. ...Read on