Williams FW36

By Michaelmad, ago

It was announced pre-season that Williams and Martini had signed a deal for the drinks manufacturer to become title sponsor, and the classic Martini livery was back in Formula 1 for the first time since the 1970s. The FW36 was the first Williams Formula 1 car to be powered by Read more…

Williams FW37

By Michaelmad, ago

Although visibly different to its predecessor due to the introduction of a new set of regulations for the 2015 season, the Williams FW37 was an evolution of the successful FW36. It first took to the track at Jerez on the 1st February 2015 at the first official Formula 1 test Read more…

Williams FW38

By Michaelmad, ago

Williams started 2016 with great momentum, having carried over a lot of continuity from the previous season with very few staffing changes, along with an unchanged driver lineup of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa. “Williams has started to cement our position back amongst the front running teams after finishing third Read more…

Williams FW17

By Michaelmad, ago

Driven by Damon Hill in his third year with the team, and David Coulthard in his first full season after a part time role the previous year, the Williams FW17 featured a raised nose for the first time in Williams’ history and was the pre-season favourite to take both titles. Read more…

Williams FW16

By Michaelmad, ago

Once again, Damon Hill would drive the number 0 car, as the previous season’s World Champion decided to leave the sport, and he was joined by three-times World Drivers Champion Ayrton Senna in his first year with the Williams team. The key difference between the FW15C and the FW16 was Read more…

Williams FW15

By Michaelmad, ago

The FW15 was actually ready midway through the 1992 season, but the performance of the FW14B was such that it was decided to hold back the FW15 for the start of 1993. Before the 1993 season the FW15 was hastily modified to adhere to the latest FIA regulations restricting cars’ Read more…

Williams FW13

By Michaelmad, ago

The Williams FW13, designed by Enrique Scalabroni and Patrick Head arrived late in the 1989 season in preparation for a full campaign the following year. The extremely compact Renault RS1 engine allowed the Williams FW13 to be significantly narrower than its predecessor. So narrow was it in-fact that the springs Read more…

Williams FW12

By Michaelmad, ago

Following two dominant seasons for Williams and the FW11, 1988 was to prove to be an incredibly trying season for the team, in their efforts to compete against the turbo-engined cars of McLaren, Lotus and Ferrari. Honda were reportedly keen for Williams to oust Nigel Mansell and replace him with Read more…

Williams FW10

By Michaelmad, ago

After a difficult 1984 where the Williams FW09 struggled to cope with the sheer brute force of the Honda turbo, the FW10, designed by Frank Dernie, and made from carbon composite, in-house at Williams’ new factory in Didcot, Oxfordshire was primarily focussed on improving handling, and better accommodating the Honda. Read more…

Williams FW09

By Michaelmad, ago

Benefitting from a Honda V6 turbocharged engine – it was the first time Williams had built a car around a turbo powerplant. The FW09 also featured an aluminium monocoque, based on that of the Williams FW08 (powered by a naturally aspirated Ford DFV outputting significantly less power) which wasn’t sufficiently strong Read more…

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