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The story of a fantastic 2014 season for Williams, with Frank and Claire Williams, Pat Symonds, Rob Smedley, Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas. After a tough 2013 season when Williams finished ninth in the F1 constructors’ championship, we accelerated up the grid in 2014 to finish third in the standings, with Valtteri fourth and Felipe seventh in the drivers’ tables. Along the way we scored one pole position, three front row starts, nine podiums, two fastest laps, 320 points and finished in the top 10 in every race of the season.
Force India technical director Andrew Green reckons his Formula 1 team should be able to fight with Williams in 2015, thanks to planned improvements to its engine and aerodynamic testing
Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams says there is a “very clear” target for the team in 2015 “and that’s winning races”
The Mercedes Formula 1 team will not be able to maintain its present level of dominance of the sport for a prolonged period, argues Williams performance chief Rob Smedley
New Toro Rosso team manager Graham Watson will take on an expanded role within the Formula 1 team following the departure of sporting director Steve Nielsen to rival squad Williams
Scuderia Toro Rosso has announced the arrival of Graham Watson as the replacement for Steve Nielsen, who has moved to Williams. Watson will have the title team manager and joins the Italian team from Caterham.
Williams F1 have confirmed the appointment of Steve Nielsen as the team's new Sporting Director. Nielsen comes over from Toro Rosso and joins Williams with immediate effect.
The renaissance of the Williams F1 team under the management of Claire Williams and Mike O’Driscoll continues with the hiring of Steve Nielsen as Sporting Manager. Nielsen is a very experienced and well respected pair of hands, who has worked with Tyrrell, Benetton, Renault, Arrows, Caterham and most recently Toro Rosso. Nielsen, who has 27 […]
Williams has appointed former Toro Rosso chief Steve Nielsen as its sporting manager
Steve Nielsen has been appointed Sporting Manager at Williams with immediate effect.
Williams has appointed former Toro Rosso chief Steve Nielsen as its sporting manager
Williams have announced the appointment of Steve Nielsen to the position of sporting manager with immediate effect. Nielsen joins the team from Toro Rosso, where he has been sporting director since 2013. His previous roles over the course of his 27 years in Formula One racing include positions as team manager at Tyrrell, Honda and Arrows
Williams has announced the appointment of former Scuderia Toro Rosso man Steve Nielsen as its new sporting manager, filling in another pieces in the puzzle as the team’s rebuilding process continues. Nielsen, whose last day with the Italian team was … Continue reading →
Williams has appointed Steve Nielsen as sporting manager, with Nielsen joining from Toro Rosso with immediate effect
The Williams team has appointed Formula 1 stalwart Steve Nielsen as its sporting manager
Felipe Nasr says he wanted to stay at Williams in 2015 but felt a full-time drive further down the grid at Sauber was the best option in the fast-moving world of Formula One
Felipe Nasr admits he wanted to stay at Williams but couldn’t pass up the opportunity of a race seat with Sauber in 2015
Williams thinks its success in 2014 is the perfect answer to those saying the cost of F1 prevents smaller teams from competing at a higher level
Sauber sprang a surprise in November with the announcement that Felipe Nasr will race for them in 2015, stepping up from his role as test and reserve driver at Williams. A GP2 racewinner and championship contender, the Brazilian arrives with pedigree and experience in abundance – but he is aware that translating that into Grand Prix success will be a whole new challenge
Felipe Massa says the way Williams finished 2014 has left him hopeful of a title challenge next season
The Lotus Formula 1 team is targeting fighting with Williams when it makes its own switch from Renault to Mercedes engines next season
Williams chiefs insist that the team must keep its focus on doing better in Formula 1 next year, despite successfully beating Ferrari to third place in the constructors’ championship
Williams is celebrating its most successful season on track since 2003 and has enjoyed more success off track as it today announced a second new sponsor, which it has poached from the Lotus F1 team. Williams saw a €30 million boost in income from FOM prize funds thanks to rising from 9th in 2013 to […]
Susie Wolff will make motorsport history later this month by becoming the first female to compete in the Race of Champions. The event features drivers from all forms of racing in different vehicles.
Valtteri Bottas enjoyed outstanding success in 2014, scoring his first Formula One podiums and beating multiple world champions Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso to fourth in the driver standings – and all in only his second full year of F1 racing. As the paddock regroups following a breathless season, we quiz the Finn on a few other firsts in his life, including the very unusual way he first learned how to race
Felipe Massa’s performances at the end of the 2014 Formula 1 season show he is back to his very best, according to Williams performance chief Rob Smedley
So Susie Wolff edges closer to her dream of racing in Formula One following Friday’s promotion from Williams’ development driver to their official test driver for next season. About time. Inevitably for athletes such as her the focus is less on the attributes she displays than the place of women in the sport she has chosen
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WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING drivers Felipe Massa, Valtteri Bottas, Felipe Nasr and Susie Wolff compare cars from three eras of Formula 1. The FW08C, Keke Rosberg’s car from 1983, the FW18, Damon Hill’s 1996 championship-winning car, and the current FW36 are sampled by our roster of drivers. Williams Martini Racing
Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas had the chance to try out some historic Williams Formula 1 machinery at Silverstone during the team’s annual partner day
Stepping up from her previous role as development driver, Wolff takes over from Felipe Nasr who will drive for Sauber next year.
Susie Wolff has become the Official Test Driver for Williams Martini Racing for 2015. In this role she will take part in two FP1 sessions during the year and do two test days for the team.
• 31-year-old Scot was previously F1 team’s development driver• Wolff would race in grand prix if Williams drivers are absent• Wolff first woman to take part …
Susie Wolff is to step up from her role as development driver at Williams to become the team’s official test driver for 2015, with the 31-year-old set to take part in two test sessions and two FP1 sessions across next season. Wolff  took part in two Friday practice session during the 2014 season.
Susie Wolff will continue with Williams in 2015 in the role of official test driver, having previously held the title of development driver. She will again take part in two FP1 sessions, along with two other test days.
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David Coulthard and BBC F1 joined us on track at Silverstone to experience the Williams FW08, FW16 and this year’s FW36. Viewers in the UK can watch the full BBC feature here: Williams Martini Racing
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David Coulthard and BBC F1 joined us on track at Silverstone to experience the Williams FW08, FW16 and this year’s FW36. Viewers in the UK can watch the full BBC feature here: Williams Martini Racing
The Williams Formula 1 team will increase Susie Wolff’s testing role for 2015 after Felipe Nasr’s departure for a Sauber race seat
Williams named Susie Wolff as their Official Test Driver for the 2015 season on Friday, with the Scot taking part in two more practice sessions for the team.
Susie Wolff has been promoted to test driver at Williams following Felipe Nasr’s move to a Sauber race seat for next season
Susie Wolff has been promoted from Williams development driver to test driver for the team, and will again run in FP1 sessions in 2015
Williams have announced that Susie Wolff will step up to the position of official test driver for the 2015 season. The British racer had previously held the title of development driver, a role which culminated in her becoming the first female driver to drive in a Grand Prix event for two decades when she took part in FP1 in Britain and Germany
Susie Wolff will stay at the Williams team next season in an enhanced role as test driver.
Williams F1 have signed a new multi-year partnership agreement with the global consumer goods company Unilever, beginning in 2015. Unilever previously had a sponsorship agreement with Lotus.
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David Coulthard, WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING, Silverstone, the FW08, 18 and 36… Watch the BBC’s feature to find out what happened:
Lotus F1 sponsor Rexona, a deodorant brand manufactured by British-Dutch company Unilever, has decided to switch its funding from the Enstone team and will become a Williams F1 sponsor in 2015. The brand has been sponsoring Lotus since the beginning of 2012. The Rexona logo will appear on the sidepod, front wing and front wishbones […]
Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says while all Formula 1 teams are pushing front wing rules to the limit, the FIA has deemed his own squad’s design legal
Felipe Nasr said he was pleased to drive for Williams for a final time in the Abu Dhabi test but is ready to take the lessons he has learned in 2014 to Sauber
The final round of the 2014 world championship saw a bold strategy play by Williams, attempting to win the race and coming within 2.5 seconds of the winner Lewis Hamilton, so could he have won it? It also saw great drives on counter strategies from Daniel Ricciardo, who went from the pit lane to fourth […]
The 2015 season began in earnest just two days after the conclusion of the 2014 campaign as Valtteri Bottas topped the time sheets on the first of two days of testing at Yas Marina as McLaren and Honda struggled to get on track with their interim car. Bottas was also quickest for Williams in the morning […]
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas set the pace on the first day of the final Formula One test of the season at Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Kimi Raikkonen put Ferrari second, with Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg edging the Force India of GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer for third late on. Meanwhile, McLaren-Honda’s interim F1 car completed three laps in the hands of reserve driver and GP2 runner-up Stoffel Vandoorne