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Williams FW43 fired up for first time

By Michaelmad, ago

It might seem a routine step in the building of a racing car ahead of its inclusion in the forthcoming Formula 1 World Championship and it’s ordinarily an occasion that would pass without much fanfare. But for Williams – emerging from the shadow of a torrid pre-season in 2019, the Read more…

Jack Aitken joins Williams

By Michaelmad, ago

British/Korean driver Jack Aitken has joined Williams Racing as reserve driver for the 2020 Formula 1 season. After announcing on Monday that he was leaving Renault where he’d been reserve driver and part of their 2019 test team, it was revealed a day later that he was heading to Grove Read more…

What’s black & white & red all over?

By Michaelmad, ago

If you said newspaper or a penguin in a blender (#childish), give yourself half a point. However, I’m actually talking about this year’s Williams FW43 if all the clues in the lead up to its February 17th launch add up. Firstly, there’s ROKiT’s increased involvement with the team. In July Read more…

Williams Racing have strengthened their technical staff with the signing of two new experienced engineers. Jonathan Carter and David Worner, who take up their positions “in the near future” arrive from Renault F1 and Red Bull respectively bring with them a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise, and strengthen a Read more…

ROKiT Williams Racing is supporting F1’s initiative to raise money for victims of the Australian Bushfire that has ravaged the country in recent months. Up to now over 30 people have been killed and around 25 million acres of land burned – mostly bush, parkland and woodland, and despite cooler Read more…

It’s the morning after basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s life was cut short in a tragic helicopter accident that also took the life of his young daughter Gigi and seven other souls. Witnessing, as an outsider – I’m not a fan of basketball, and must admit to knowing precious little about Read more…

This year’s Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix – due to take place on the 19th of April – may be affected by the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the country. The General Administration of Sport in China has has ordered its various sporting associations to give serious thought to cancelling Read more…

Williams 2020 car launch plans revealed

By Michaelmad, ago

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, over at racefans.net On the 17th of February, two days prior to pre-season kicking off in Barcelona, a 2019 FW42 will be decked 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…

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