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Williams release pictures of its 2019 car

By Michaelmad, ago

Three days before the real thing is set to hit the track in the first Formula 1 pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya on Monday morning, Rokit Williams Racing have released digital renderings of their new 2019 car – the Williams FW42. It was announced earlier in the week Read more…

2019 pre-season Formula 1 testing begins on Monday at the circuit de Catalunya, just outside Barcelona. This test is always a good indicator of how the season is likely to pan out. So before my hopes and dreams are tethered by boring things like lap times, data and actual evidence Read more…

Lost Grand Prix Circuits: Montjuic

By Michaelmad, ago

It may not have enjoyed the longevity of a Monaco or a Monza, but few Grand Prix Circuits can match the sheer beauty of the street circuit on the Monjuic mountainside towering over the city of Barcelona, Spain. Think a cross between Monaco and Spa-Francorchamps and you’re not far off. Read more…

Williams cancel FW42 shakedown

By Michaelmad, ago

The Williams F1 Team, or ROKiT Williams Racing as they’re officially now known were planning on taking their new car, the Williams FW42 to the Circuit de Catalonia in Barcelona track for a filming day on Saturday ahead of the first official Formula 1 test of the 2019 season. This Read more…

Williams FW08B – The six wheeler

By Michaelmad, ago

Towards the end of the 1981 Formula 1 season it was becoming clear that the turbo-engined cars of Ferrari and Renault had such a power advantage (allegedly around 180bhp) over the naturally-aspirated powered Williams Fords that some clever thinking was required to try and match them on track. With no Read more…

ROKiT Williams Racing

By Michaelmad, ago

The Williams Formula 1 team have announced a title sponsorship deal with British telecommunications company ROKiT for the forthcoming 2019 Formula 1 season. ROKiT Williams Racing as the team will be known in 2019 also unveiled a striking new livery, combining electric blue with white and black to mark the Read more…

The Haas Formula 1 team’s ‘unconventional’ new sponsor Rich Energy has caused quite a stir with its exuberant entry into the world of Formula 1. It is said that money has already exchanged hands between the startup Energy drinks company and Haas and that the company is backed by some Read more…

In a fighty interview with racer.com, Claire Williams has revealed that not one stone has remained unturned in Williams’ efforts to recover from a disastrous 2018 season in Formula 1. And it’s not just the tangible parts such as hardware and personnel that make up the 40-odd year old team Read more…

New title sponsor for Williams

By Michaelmad, ago

On Monday 11th February Williams will launch their new livery for the 2019 season and also, and rather excitingly, they will also announce a new title sponsor. While the Williams FW42 won’t make an appearance for a little while longer, fans will get to see a Williams decked out in Read more…

2019 Formula 1 Entry List

By Michaelmad, ago

The official list of drivers and teams for the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship has been released by the FIA. It doesn’t really tell us anything we didn’t already know, but is a handy reference to know who’s driving where for the season ahead. The table is ordered by the Read more…

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