Williams fight on into Q2 after Sergey Sirotkin makes it through to the second part of qualifying for the fifth time this season. Having set a time towards the end of Q1, outqualifying his teammate, rain started to fall preventing the majority of drivers, including Lance Stroll, from bettering their Read more…

Vietnam Grand Prix on the F1 calendar from 2020

By Michaelmad, ago

Formula 1 has announced that its calendar will include a race around the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam for the first time in its history with the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix. The multi-year deal, first brokered by Bernie Ecclestone, and subsequently closed by Liberty broadens F1’s reach in Asia as they Read more…

Rob Smedley to leave Williams at end of 2018

By Michaelmad, ago

It has been announced that Williams performance engineer Rob Smedley will leave the the team at the end of the current season. Claire Williams said: “He agreed to join us at a time when our performance was low, and we are grateful that he saw the potential for us to Read more…

Australian Alan Jones won Williams’ Formula 1 World Championship in 1980 with the beautifully engineered Williams FW07 that outpaced the might of Team Lotus, Ferrari and Renault in Williams’ third season in the sport. Following in the footsteps of his father Stan – winner of the 1959 Australian Grand Prix, Read more…

In an article on motorsport.com about Robert Kubica’s future options, published today Roberto Chinchero writes with an air of assuredness that ‘Williams needs to commercialise its second seat’. Kubica is expected to have access to a larger amount of funding than before, however, it’s seemingly not enough to match the apparent Read more…

Happy Birthday Williams’ Lance Stroll

By Michaelmad, ago

Happy Birthday Lance Stroll! Lance Stroll wasn’t your typical teenager; son of multi-billionaire parents and driving racing cars across the world for a ‘living’, but he today marks the end of his teenage years. So I just thought I’d take a couple of minutes to wish him a very happy Read more…

Unremarkable Mexican Grand Prix for Williams

By Michaelmad, ago

The Mexican Grand Prix. “Again two cars home in good condition, which is a positive for the team.” – Paddy Lowe “The way we managed the final stint doing 58 laps on the prime tyres was absolutely mega.” – Sergey Sirotkin Not the tub-thumping, heart-rate increasing, passionate, William Wallace-like soundbites Read more…

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