Never have I experienced a Grand Prix where the overwhelming sense of achievement and accomplishment of a team been so detached from the performance of its two cars or the outcome of the race. For the 2019 British Grand Prix for Williams was about celebrating what the team and Sir Read more…

It’s the news all British Formula 1 fans were hoping to hear, and after the leaked reports and rumours of a deal being close, half expected: Silverstone has come to an agreement with Liberty, the commercial rights holder to F1 to host the British Grand Prix at the Northamptonshire circuit Read more…

The Williams FW14B with which Britain’s Nigel Mansell won five races en route to the 1992 Formula 1 World Championship has sold at auction for £2.7 million making it the most expensive Williams F1 car ever sold. The Bonhams auction at this years Goodwood festival of speed attracted bidders from Read more…

The Williams team have planned number of tributes to founder Sir Frank Williams‘ fifty years in Formula 1 at this weekends British Grand Prix at Silverstone, the anniversary of which is 2019. Sir Frank first entered Formula 1 in 1969 with a single car, driven by close friend Piers Courage, Read more…

Our French Grand Prix with Williams

By Michaelmad, ago

Ever since our first Formula 1 race at Silverstone in 1987, my Dad and I have tried to attend at least one Grand Prix a season. My Dad, now 71, used to race motorbikes back in the 1970s until his first baby (me!) came along and robbed him of the Read more…

Pat Fry to Williams?

By Michaelmad, ago

On 25th of June 2019 it was announced that Williams F1‘s Chief Technical Officer Paddy Lowe‘s long protracted exit from the team was being made official with immediate effect. Seven days later it was announced that Pat Fry, McLaren’s engineering director and the man credited with the design of this Read more…

Formula 1 races have been accused of being rather turgid of late, but the Austrian Grand Prix well and truly bucked that trend, with an incident filled 71 laps and ranking among the very best Grand Prix of recent times. It was won by Holland’s Max Verstappen, who fought back Read more…

Power to the people

By Michaelmad, ago

Every now and again I write something about which I have so little insight and expertise that I’m barely qualified to even weigh in with my opinion. Unlike a lot of armchair experts on social media – the modern day equivalent of the guy at the end of the bar Read more…

The 2019 Formula 1 season is approaching half distance and the Williams Team are yet to make any significant inroads into the laptimes of its competitors in F1’s midfield, despite showing the odd sign of gradual improvement. The relatively chaotic build up to the Austrian Grand Prix (driver penalties, engine Read more…

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