Rob Smedley says Williams will not accept Monaco as a ‘bogey’ circuit and will go away and find out why it wasn’t competitive there.
Organisers of the British GP at Silverstone have urged fans thinking of attending to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Williams’s 2015 Formula 1 season will take off from the Austrian Grand Prix when a major upgrade arrives, believes head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley
Williams’ chief technical officer Pat Symonds says the team are not in a position to win races this season.
Valtteri Bottas says Williams cannot afford to have uncompetitive weekends such as its Monaco Grand Prix if it wants to be a Formula 1 championship-winning team again
Valtteri Bottas says he is confident Williams will be able to demonstrate its “true performance” in the next few weeks after a dismal Monaco Grand Prix
The Williams Formula 1 team is “reasonably confident” its poor Monaco Grand Prix performance so far will not be repeated at other tracks this season
The Williams Formula 1 team is “reasonably confident” its poor Monaco Grand Prix performance so far will not be repeated at other tracks this season
Improvement for McLaren, but they are yet to reach Q3 while it was a disappointing afternoon for Williams…
Pat Symond’s isn’t surprised Valtteri Bottas is attracting the interest of other teams but hopes the Finn can see the long-term potential at Williams.
Saturday morning practice will take on greater importance for Valtteri Bottas and Williams after cool temperatures and rain affected Friday’s running.
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have finally ended weeks of anticipation by finally signing a contract which keeps 2014′s title-winning partnership in tandem.
GP2 frontrunner Alex Lynn made a good impression on his first test for Williams in Barcelona last week, and the Briton subsequently had the chance to sample Monaco on the Grove team’s simulator – which was a useful boost ahead … Continue reading →
Williams’ Felipe Massa has backed the proposed return of refuelling to F1 in 2017 as he believes it will lead to more exciting “sprint” racing.
Pastor Maldonado says that Lotus is not far off the pace of Williams – and says he is hoping to make Q3 in Monaco, a track where he has shown well in the past. Maldonado has yet to make the … Continue reading →
Formula One’s switch from a V8 to a more environmentally friendly V6 turbo has doubled engine costs, claims the finance director of the Williams team.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted he was surprised by Williams’ performance relative to their closest rivals in Spain given they only introduced a small number of updates.
No official statement has emerged since today’s lengthy meeting of the F1 Strategy Group in Biggin Hill, and which was attended by Bernie Ecclestone, Jean Todt and representatives of Ferrari, Red Bull, McLaren, Mercedes, Williams and Force India. However the … Continue reading →
The Williams Formula 1 team is dispelling the “myth” that it can’t keep pace in the development race after a strong Spanish Grand Prix showing, according to performance chief Rob Smedley
Alex Lynn reflects on an incredible few days after claiming his maiden GP2 Series victory and making his Williams Formula 1 track debut
Highly tipped British driver Alex Lynn makes his debut in Williams F1 colours as he enjoys a ‘special’ day behind the wheel of the FW37.
Jolyon Palmer stole the headlines on the final day of testing in Barcelona after late run on the supersoft tyres gave the Lotus driver the quickest time of the day.
Felipe Massa says he is happy to offer his advice to Alex Lynn as he prepares for his first Williams F1 run in Spain.
Claire Williams says Alex Lynn has “all the ingredients”, and would love to see the Williams development driver become the next British Formula 1 hopeful
Williams test driver Alex Lynn faces a big challenge on Wednesday in Barcelona as he has to make an impression on the team in what is his only scheduled outing of the season. Lynn, who won the GP2 sprint race … Continue reading →
Williams performance chief Rob Smedley believes his Formula 1 team has closed the gap to Ferrari after a strong result in the Spanish Grand Prix
Alex Lynn says he is pleased his first drive in a Williams Formula 1 car will be in this week’s post-Spanish Grand Prix test rather than a Friday practice session
Kimi Raikkonen is left frustrated behind Valtteri Bottas, saying the Williams has the unusual tendency to disrupt the Ferrari aero when following.
Nico Rosberg secured his first win of the season beating Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel into 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Felipe Massa is impressed with Williams’ performance in Spain despite the team not bringing many new parts to the package for this event.
Who impressed, who did better than expected, and who suffered pain in Spain…
Williams' Valtteri Bottas qualified fourth and Felipe Massa ninth for tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix. As Valtteri proved happy with his performance, Felipe Massa laments a mistake that put him further back than expected.
The Williams Formula 1 team believes its improved showing in Spanish Grand Prix qualifying is down to a combination of an update package and a better understanding of the tyres
Williams make impressive gains in Spain as Valtteri Bottas falls just two tenths shy of getting the better of Ferrari at the Circuit de Catalunya
Sebastian Vettel will line up third for Ferrari, with Valtteri Bottas in fourth for the Williams team
Nick CHESTER (Lotus), Jonathan NEALE (McLaren), Giampaolo DALL’ARA (Sauber), Rob SMEDLEY (Williams), Paddy LOWE (Mercedes), Paul MONAGHAN (Red Bull Racing)
Toro Rosso and Max Verstappen star on the first day of the Spanish Grand Prix as the Dutchman sets his sights on challenging Williams in qualifying
Lee McKenzie is joined by Williams test driver Susie Wolff as they look back on the first two free practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix.
Williams performance chief Rob Smedley believes Formula 1′s bosses must avoid making sweeping rule changes amid plans for a revolutionary overhaul in 2017
There were top ten times in Friday’s Spanish practice for both Toro Rosso drivers, both Williams and the McLaren of Jenson Button…
Williams test driver Susie Wolff says she has the ability to become the first woman to race in Formula 1 for 40 years.
Williams tester Susie Wolff says she is disappointed but not bitter about being overlooked for the reserve driver role at the Grove team.
The Williams Martini Racing drivers look ahead to this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix, as F1 returns to Europe.
Valtteri Bottas’ manager Didier Coton has vowed to explore “all the different possibilities” for the Williams driver’s long-term future in Formula 1
Nico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton in Spanish Grand Prix first practice, as Susie Wolff drives for Williams.
Despite caution with the Renault power unit, Daniel Ricciardo believes the Red Bull upgrades could see it on Williams’ level in Spain.
Romain Grosjean says his Lotus E23′s updates will enable him to challenge the Williams and Red Bulls at this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix