Silverstone was scene of teams first grand prix win in 1979 Felipe Massa and Valtteri Botas must battle from back of gridUnsurprisingly, the British fans who thronged the grandstands …
Rob Smedley says Williams took a risk during Q1 for the British Grand Prix because it was aiming to challenge for pole position
Williams says a combination of mistakes worked against the team as it saw both Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa eliminated from Q1 in changing conditions at Silverstone
Williams' Valtteri Bottas finished 17th and Felipe Massa 18th in a weather affected qualifying session at Silverstone. As teams changed from the intermediate tyre to dry weather tyres, the rain started to fall again leaving both drivers in the drop zone and exiting at the end of Q1.
Williams has revealed that its Q1 exit in qualifying for the British Grand Prix was a result of the team trying to save tyres earlier in the session.
Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas explain their surprising eliminations during the first part of qualifying for the British Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg will start from pole position on a mixed grid ahead of Sebastian Vettel after rain shuffled the order, leaving Lewis Hamilton sixth and knocking the Williamses and Ferraris out in Q1
It was a nightmare qualifying in Britain for Williams and Ferrari who faltered in the rain with only Caterham finishing behind them on the timesheets…
The Williams test driver became the first woman in 22 years to drive during a Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend
Team Representatives – Gerry Hughes (Caterham), Rob White (Renault Sport F1), James Key (Toro Rosso), Pat Symonds (Williams), Adrian Newey (Red Bull Racing), Jonathan Neale (McLaren) Q: Gerry, head of track operations at Caterham, could you fill us in on the details of the changes at Caterham in so far as it affects your department
Bei Williams lief am Freitag in Silverstone nichts zusammen. Das Team erwischte einen rabenschwarzen Tag, geht aber dennoch voller Optimismus in den Samstag.
Williams driver was the first female to take part in a grand prix weekend for 22 years but lasted only four laps in practiceFormula One has …
Valtteri Bottas says he has no idea what caused the engine cover on the left side of his Williams to come loose in FP2 at Silverstone
Having joined the Lotus from Williams, Pastor Maldonado was hoping to be a regular podium finisher, but instead reliability issues have prevented him from registering a single point. Even more galling for the Venezuelan, his former team have been consistently mixing it at the sharp end.
Valtteri Bottas said Williams is unsure what caused the damage to his engine cover which left a big hole in the bodywork during FP2 for the British Grand Prix
Felipe Massa suffered a huge shunt on a dreadful first morning for Williams at the British Grand Prix.
The Williams Formula 1 team hopes Susie Wolff can show her full potential at the German Grand Prix, after a “cruel” engine failure halted her running on Friday.
Nico Rosberg easily topped the first practice session at Silverstone, edging out team mate Lewis Hamilton by a comfortable 7 tenths. Fernando Alonso went third fastest, just a tenth shy of Hamilton.
Watch highlights as Felipe Massa crashes out of first practice for the British Grand Prix, while his Williams team-mate Susie Wolff suffers an early end to her debut with engine problems.
Mercedes led the way in opening practice for the British GP on Friday morning, although there was double disappointment for Williams after both Felipe Massa and Susie Wolff came to grief at Silverstone.
Susie Wolff makes F1 history at Silverstone – although it only lasts 20 minutes before oil pressure problem
Oil pressure failure halts Williams test drivers run after one lap Felipe Massa crashes into wall on awful morning for team Susie Wolff: You have to make the …
Susie Wolff’s long-awaited grand prix weekend bow – the first for a female driver in two decades – proved to be over almost before it had even begun at Silverstone on Friday after a engine failure struck her Williams car after just four laps.
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg led the way in Friday morning’s opening practice session for the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix, lapping Silverstone seven-tenths quicker than team mate and home favourite Lewis Hamilton. But it was a troubled session for Williams.
Susie Wolff’s historic appearance at the British GP ended after one timed lap in a difficult first practice session for Williams.
Sport can be cruel at times. Suzie Wolff’s historic run in Free Practice this morning, the first for a woman driver in an official F1 session for 22 years, ended after just four laps when an oil pressure stopped the Williams out on track.
Sport can be cruel at times. Susie Wolff’s historic run in Free Practice this morning, the first for a woman driver in an official F1 session for 22 years, ended after just four laps when an oil pressure stopped the Williams out on track. Wolff has taken part in several test sessions, but this was […]
PHIL DUNCAN: On Friday, Susie Wolff will become the first driver to participate in a Formula One grand prix weekend in over two decades, and Claire Williams believes it as a ‘massive step forward’ for the sport.
A small but significant turn of the wheel will take Susie Wolff out of the Williams garage on Friday morning at Silverstone, but on a journey to where?
Valtteri Bottas believes “Austria was maybe a one-off” for Williams after challenging Mercedes for victory
Scot will take the wheel of a Williams in free practice for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Friday, the first female to drive in a competitive session for 22 years
Drivers – Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso), Max Chilton (Marussia), Valtteri Bottas (Williams), Jenson Button (McLaren), Felipe Massa (Williams), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) Q: Lewis, if I could start with you: obviously you were on pole here last year
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013. Those involved discuss their prospects
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas, fresh from his breakthrough Formula One podium in Austria, will be among the six drivers who will take part in the official FIA press conference at Silverstone on Thursday. The British trio of Jenson Button, Max Chilton and Lewis Hamilton will also be present.
F1 veteran Felipe Massa reaches a notable career milestone at one of the sport’s most historic venues as Williams heads to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix.
Formula 1 could see a female grand prix competitor in the near future, says Williams development driver Susie Wolff.
Williams will continue to take a conservative approach to races until it has consolidated its Formula 1 championship position, according to chief technical officer Pat Symonds.
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013. Those involved discuss their prospects
Watch highlights from the 1987 British Grand Prix at Silverstone where Nigel Mansell beats Williams team-mate Nelson Piquet after a superb drive, sending the adoring home crowd into a frenzy. (UK only)
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013. Those involved discuss their prospects
Felipe Massa is able to perform better than he has for years because the atmosphere at Williams is helping him, reckons Rob Smedley.
In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through a selection of iconic images, we focus our lens on Great Britain, paying particularly close attention to Silverstone – the venue for the very first world championship race. This look back through history takes in a British clean sweep of the podium, a dramatic nine-car pile-up, Williams’ first win, Mansell mania, and more
The word on the street is that Lotus F1 Team, the old Renault F1 factory team, will shortly announce that it will become the fourth Mercedes team, replacing McLaren, and joining Mercedes GP Petronas, Williams F1 and Force India using the German firm’s V6 engines. The news if it is confirmed is a big boost […]
When she takes part in FP1 at Silverstone this week, Williams development driver Susie Wolff will join an exclusive club, becoming only the sixth female to feature in a world championship F1 event. To mark the occasion, we remember the pioneering women in whose wheel tracks she’ll be following: Maria-Teresa de Filippis, Lella Lombardi, Divina Galica, Desire Wilson and Giovanna Amati
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013. Those involved discuss their prospects
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013.
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013.
The Williams Formula 1 team must learn to become a frontrunner again so it can properly capitalise on opportunities like its Austrian Grand Prix pace, according to Rob Smedley
Laut Mika Häkkinen muss Ferrari auf Fernando Alonso aufpassen. Er könnte laut dem Finnen die Flucht ergreifen. Bei Williams sieht die Situation rosiger aus.
After a thrilling race on a revamped Spielberg circuit, the paddock heads for the more familiar territory of Silverstone and the 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix. Can Williams repeat their Spielberg heroics, this time on home soil – or will rivals like Red Bull carry the fight to Mercedes, winners in Great Britain in 2013. Those involved discuss their prospects