Having narrowly missed out on the formula 1 World Drivers Championship on three previous occasions in 1986, 1987, and 1991, all whilst driving for Williams, fans’ favourite Nigel Mansell finally cracked it on this day in 1992, finishing second to the late great Ayrton Senna in the Hungarian Grand Prix Read more…
News and Views
News from the world of Williams Formula 1, with updates throughout the season and pre-season, rounding up the latest news, gossip and ill-informed opinion about the Williams F1 team and their campaign to succeed against the might of Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull.
We’ll be attending Grand Prix to give you info on the ground but also keeping abreast of goings on via all the popular media channels.
Williams, founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams who remains Team Principal are an independent Formula 1 team.
Powered by Mercedes engines, and with Polish driver Robert Kubica and Britain’s George Russell at the wheel in 2019, it is hoped that Williams can build on their disastrous 2018 campaign with a new car – the Williams FW42, a brand new driver line-up and a brand new impetus to succeed.
Paddy Lowe is chief technical office and Claire Williams, daughter of Sir Frank is deputy team principal with responsible for the day-to-day running of the team and strategic direction.