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…

Six sense: Latifi chooses Number 6

By Michaelmad, ago

2020 Williams new-boy Nicholas Latifi has chosen the #6 (six) – the number he raced last year in F2 – as his race number for the season ahead, and for the duration of what he hopes is a lengthy Formula 1 career. Number six was last used in Formula 1 Read more…

The early part of 2019 was an unmitigated disaster for Williams. As revealed by Williams Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams in Tel Aviv earlier this week repeated crash test failures by their all-new FW42 led to the exposure of flaws in its design/build processes which in turn resulted in the Read more…

Now, I like Rob Smedley. He’s a direct Northerner (a fellow direct Northerner!) and he says what he thinks. When he’s asked a question, you know that he’s going to answer it and not try and deploy media mind-tricks to skirt around the issue before the person to whom he’s Read more…

Williams has announced Israeli driver Roy Nissany will be their official test driver driver for the 2020 Formula 1 season. Along with a rookie test day and sim work, Nissany will take the wheel of a Williams FW43 in three FP1s over the course of the season. Nissany will become Read more…

Williams’ poor form in 2019 may have actually helped young driver George Russell‘s career progression according to ex-Williams driver turned TV pundit David Coulthard. While many talented youngsters find themselves thrown into a top team as soon as they show the slightest glimpse of potential & forced to cope with Read more…

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