Details of when and how ROKiT Williams Racing plans to launch its 2020 car – the Williams FW43 – to the world have been revealed, albeit unofficially. On the 17th of February, two days prior to pre-season kicking off in Barcelona, a 2019 FW42 will be decked out in the Read more…

After their worst Formula 1 season on record in 2019, Williams are looking for positive signs to show that the behind-the-scenes changes they’ve made in response to two truly dreadful years are starting to bear fruit, readying them to make a real success of 2020. But what would these ‘positive Read more…

Russell concentrating on job at hand

By Michaelmad, ago

It’s no secret that current Williams driver George Russell is one Formula 1 season into a journey that will almost inevitably lead to him leaving Williams Racing and joining the Mercedes F1 team. He is, after all, effectively being loaned to Williams F1 by Mercedes – whose young driver programme Read more…

Tricky one, this. There are many people who think that one of the duties of Team Principal, as leader, is to accept ultimate responsibility for performance and results, irrespective of who they are, or what they’ve achieved in the past. This is certainly the case in the majority of Formula Read more…

Geoff Willis

By Michaelmad, ago

After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Engineering, Geoff joined engineering consultancy BMT whilst completing a PhD in hydrodynamic engineering. In 1987, he was invited to join the design team of the British America’s Cup Challenge team where he spent three years working on keel and hull design, Read more…

Nick Heidfeld

By Michaelmad, ago

Monchengladbach-born Heidfeld took the traditional German route to Formula 1, starting in karts before progressing to German Formula Ford and then to German F3. A third place in his first season in F3 brought him to the attention to Norbert Haug, then involved with the West Competition team (Cigarette brand Read more…

Antonio Pizzonia

By Michaelmad, ago

Having tested for Williams in 2002, he impressed sufficiently to be given a full-time drive with Jaguar in Formula 1 for 2003. However, a string of poor results followed, he was replaced and he returned to his Williams test driver role for 2004. Ahead of the German Grand Prix, with Read more…

Marc Gene

By Michaelmad, ago

Williams test driver Marc Gene was handed his opportunity to race for Williams in the 2003 Italian Grand Prix when regular driver Ralf Schumacher was concussed in testing ahead of the event. He didn’t disappoint, finishing fifth – his best result in F1. On Schumacher’s return Gene returned to his Read more…

Gavin Fisher

By Michaelmad, ago

Harrow born Gavin Fisher graduated from Hatfield Polytechnic (now the University of Hertfordshire) with a first class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. Upon graduating, he joined Ricardo Consulting Engineers, working with powertrains which he found sufficiently dull to inspire him to pursue a career in the altogether more dynamic world Read more…

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