The 1995 Formula 1 World Championship was one Williams could and perhaps should have won. And but for the brilliance and sheer relentlessness of Michael Schumacher and his Benetton Team catching Williams short on strategy and forcing them into errors it most likely would have. However, by the time F1 Read more…

Mike Coughlan

By Michaelmad, ago

Equipped with a degree in mechanical engineering from Brunel University, he entered the world of motorsport with Tiga Race Cars – a British racing car constructor – founded by former F1 drivers Tim Schenken and Howden Ganley – who competed in various junior Formulae in the 70s & 80s. Coughlan Read more…

Adam Parr

By Michaelmad, ago

Old Etonian and Cambridge graduate Adam Parr joined Williams in 2006 tasked with the compete restructuring of Williams holdings PLC, and stabilising a team that was struggling on track and a business struggling away from the track. Williams was quickly tumbling down the constructors table, having gone from narrowly losing Read more…

I’m almost loath to write another blog regurgitating nonsense that former Williams driver and 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve has said in an effort to keep himself newsworthy, but I’m going to nonetheless, in the hope that one day someone will Google ‘Jacques Villeneuve Williams’ and they’ll end up here Read more…

F1’s New Regulations for 2021

By Michaelmad, ago

Changes designed to bring life back to a Formula 1 that many spectators believe has suffered from a lack of competition both on and off-track has been announced. The long-awaited new sporting, technical and financial regulations were made public prior to the United States Grand Prix weekend, and have been Read more…

The 2019 United States Grand Prix felt less like a Formula 1 motor race and like a homecoming for World Champion elect Lewis Hamilton. The Stevenage-born driver who spends much of his time in the USA needed just four points in the USGP to clinch his sixth Formula 1 world Read more…

Latifi Williams deal done – reports

By Michaelmad, ago

Canadian Nicholas Latifi has agreed a deal with Williams to be full-time driver in 2020. That’s the claim of multiple news sources over the F1 USGP weekend in Austin, Texas, where Latifi is taking part in FP1, seemingly in preparation for a full campaign in 2020. It’s a well know Read more…

It’s long been hoped that when Formula 1 ushers in its new dawn at the beginning of 2021, that it will increase competition, redress the top heavy redistribution of its vast wealth and allow all teams to compete on a level playing field off-track. We’ve also been promised that the Read more…

Russell questions team orders

By Michaelmad, ago

Williams’ George Russell admits that his Mexican Grand Prix, largely spent tucked up behind team-mate Robert Kubica, left him feeling frustrated at what could have been had his team switched the two, using team orders to allow him to attack the cars ahead of him. Russell made a great start to Read more…

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