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
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas topped the first day of post-race testing in Abu Dhabi as the headline act – McLaren’s Honda-powered MP4-29H1x1 – completed just three laps
Nico Rosberg had done his best to pile the pressure on title rival Lewis Hamilton ahead of their Abu Dhabi showdown, but as he suffered the agony of technical problems, Hamilton kept his cool to secure victory – and with it a second Formula One world championship crown. Williams, meanwhile, scored their first double podium in almost a decade, while there were emotional farewells for Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull and Fernando Alonso at Ferrari
The Williams Formula 1 team gave everything it could to try to deny world champion Lewis Hamilton victory in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, according to performance chief Rob Smedley
DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Felipe Massa (Williams); 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PODIUM INTERVIEWS Q: Lewis, you did it. Can you try to put that into words for us, just how much this means to you?
Williams’s Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams reflects on an “amazing year” after her team took a double podium at the Abu Dhabi GP to finish third in the constructors’ championship.
Williams left their best till last with drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas both finishing on the podium in Abu Dhabi behind race winner and newly crowned world champion Lewis Hamilton.
DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Felipe Massa (Williams); 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PODIUM INTERVIEWS Q: Lewis, you did it. Can you try to put that into words for us, just how much this means to you?
Second drivers’ crown sets 29-year-old Briton on path to becoming one of the great champions• Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to take title Next to …
Valtteri Bottas has said that Williams can get even better in 2015 if it learns from the mistakes it made during the past F1 campaign.
Felipe Massa might have missed out on F1 victory in Abu Dhabi but says the performance is only another step to greater things for Williams.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton produced a faultless performance in Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening to claim his 11th win of the season and with it his second world drivers’ crown. Hamilton’s team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg, who fell behind at the start, experienced mechanical problems and faded to 14th at the finish, allowing Williams’ Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas to claim second and third respectively
Felipe Massa thought he and the Williams Formula 1 team were on course to end the 2014 Formula 1 season with victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
JONATHAN McEVOY IN ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton is the King of the Track again. History fell to him in Abu Dhabi, the fireworks greeting only the fourth Britain to win multiple F1 world titles.
Lewis Hamilton clinched the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi and claimed the 2014 World title. Felipe Massa was second on the day…
The Abu Dhabi paddock mixed royalty with the racing and entertainment worlds as Princes Harry and Andrew were joined by the kings of Jordan and Morocco and several African leaders, actress Michelle Rodriguez and singer Pharrell Williams. Danny Sullivan was again the driver steward, as Jean Alesi
Saturday in Abu Dhabi saw title outsider Nico Rosberg do all he could to keep the heat on championship favourite and Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton. Yet again Rosberg put his silver car clearly on pole, while Hamilton very nearly fell into the clutches of the hard-charging Williams.
Felipe Massa believes Williams has a good chance to get ahead of Lewis Hamilton if he feels the pressure of the title being on the line in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
The Briton, who must finish second to guarantee the title, was, despite the semi-smiles and waves to the crowd, somewhat downbeat after Nico Rosberg stormed to pole in qualifying.
Felipe Massa hopes the Williams can carry the fight to Mercedes in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, despite failing to get either car on the front row in qualifying
DRIVERS: 1 – Nico Rosberg (Mercedes), 2 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) TV UNILATERAL Q: Nico, three poles in a row now. How do you feel about that?
Nico Rosberg dominated qualifying in Abu Dhabi to secure the all-important pole position ahead of tomorrow’s title deciding grand prix at Yas Marina Circuit Team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton finished 0.426s behind Rosberg but had enough in hand over third-place Williams man Valtteri Bottas to make it a record 12th front-row lock-out of the season for the […]
Nico Rosberg will start Sunday’s championship-deciding race in Abu Dhabi from pole position after seeing off the challenge of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in an enthralling qualifying session on Saturday evening. Rosberg, who needs to overturn a 17-point deficit to Hamilton to win the title, finished 0.386s ahead of the Briton, who in turn just managed to resist the charge of Williams’ Valtteri Bottas
Nico Rosberg will start the final race of this season, the Abu Dhabi GP, from pole position having edged Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas…
Nico Rosberg has taken pole position this evening at Abu Dhabi, outperforming team mate and championship rival Lewis Hamilton. Williams' Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa qualified third and fourth and will start from the second row on the grid.
BBC F1 co-commentator David Coulthard is rendered speechless after getting the chance to drive a 2014 Williams at Silverstone.
Nico Rosberg threw down the gauntlet to Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by going fastest by three tenths of a second in the final practice session at Yas Marina on Saturday afternoon. The title rivals were once again well clear of their rivals, with Rosberg more than one second ahead of Williams’ Felipe Massa, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel