Officials from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix have confirmed that the Williams F1 team will be compensated for the damage caused to George Russell’s Williams FW42 when he hit a dislodged manhole cover during FP1 for last weekend’s Grand Prix in Baku. The incident caused the whole of first practice to Read more…

Imola – 25 years on

By Michaelmad, ago

There can be few Formula 1 fans who witnessed the devastating events of the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix who could quite have imagined the effect that it would have on the sport. We’d been living in a bit of a bubble. Twelve years had passed since Riccardo Paletti crashed Read more…

F1 fans – what are they like?

By Michaelmad, ago

‘What team do you support?’ fans of football ask one another when meeting for the first time. Invariably, it’s a question that’s met with a simple answer. A predictable one in most cases, since your football team is usually assigned to you at birth based on where you were born, or Read more…

From a team performance point of view, if there has ever been a worse Grand Prix for the Williams F1 team than the 2019 Azerbaijan Grand Prix then I can’t think of it and I certainly don’t want to be reminded of it. The Azerbaijan Grand Prix is the Grand Read more…

Williams’ first day of running in the Azerbaijan has been marred by a bizarre incident involving their driver George Russell that caused FP1 to be cancelled early in the session, and saw the end of Russell’s Friday running altogether. With barely a laptime posted, footage showed Charles Leclerc dislodging a Read more…

Azerbaijan Grand Prix preview

By Michaelmad, ago

‘…That you give me no, that you give me no, that you give me no, that you give me no sooouuuuuuuullll…’. That was Eurasia, right? WRONG! Eurasia is the combined landmass of Europe and Asia that, while not being a continent in its own right, is a pseudo-continent adopted by Read more…

Williams announces Financial Times deal

By Michaelmad, ago

The Williams F1 team has announced a multi-year partnership deal with UK newspaper The Financial Times. The deal will see the FT logo on the rear wing endplates of the two Williams FW42s from this weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku. The London based newspaper, owned by Nikkei inc, largely Read more…

Williams driver George Russell insists he’s not feeling any pressure under the increased scrutiny of being a Formula 1 driver. Russell, three races into his Grand Prix career with Williams, has found himself at the back of the grid with a poor Williams FW42 leaving he and team-mate Robert Kubica only Read more…

It is being rumoured that Dmitry Mazepin, Belarus-born Russian billionaire and father of GP3 driver Nikita Mazepin is in talks with the Williams F1 Team with regards to a potential buyout of the Grove outfit. Mazepin made an attempt to buy the Force India team in August last year, but ultimately Read more…

Happy 77th Birthday to Sir Frank Williams

By Michaelmad, ago

Tuesday the 16th April marks the 77th birthday of Williams Grand Prix Engineering co-founder and Formula 1 heavyweight Sir Frank Williams. Born in South Shields on Tyneside in 1942, Sir Frank dabbled at being a mechanic and a racing driver before finding his calling as a Grand Prix Team owner. Read more…

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