After a high-speed, breathless race at Silverstone, Formula One racing heads to Germany this week where the drivers will take on the technical Hockenheim circuit for the first time since 2012. Those involved discuss their prospects for this weekend’s Formula 1 Grosser Preis Santander von Deutschland 2014
Claire Williams says the recent success the team is enjoying will help it chase new partnerships to be able to consistently challenge at the front of the grid
The Williams Formula 1 team must work hard to maintain its recent form because the strength of the midfield pack means it could easily slip back, according to performance chief Rob Smedley
JA on F1 technical adviser Mark Gillan, formerly head of track operations at Williams and Toyota F1 teams has penned some thoughts on the test Pirelli carried out last week at Silverstone using low profile F1 tyres on 18 inch rims. The exercise was for show only and to get people thinking about a change, […]
UK prime minister David Cameron officially opened Williams’ new Advanced Engineering facility, the result of an £8 million investment from the team over the last two years
British PM opens dedicated building for Williams F1 team offshoot as demand for hybrid technology adds to traditional vehicle design programmes.
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An overview of Williams projects from F1 to Flywheels and Advanced Engineering
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The story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its beginnings in 1977, through 37 years in F1, to the present day team and the wider motorsport projects of Williams Advanced Engineering. Williams Martini Racing
Rob Smedley says he is not surprised to see Williams still able to beat the likes of Red Bull and Ferrari at this stage of the season
Valtteri Bottas believes Williams won’t be hurt by any ban on FRIC suspensions but could close the gap to Mercedes as a result
Valtteri Bottas has suggested Mercedes could be the team most affected by any ban on Front and Rear Interconnected (FRIC) suspension and is certain it will not have any impact on Williams
Rob Smedley believes Valtteri Bottas’ performance at the British Grand Prix demonstrated the potential he has to become one of F1′s top drivers
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The Heritage division of the Williams Martini Racing Formula 1 team was launched at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, with race driver Felipe Massa and test & reserve driver Felipe Nasr driving the 1996 title-winning FW18. Williams Martini Racing
Felipe Massa says Williams has not been focusing on the German Grand Prix during the Silverstone test as it is confident in the car’s potential
Le Brésilien Felipe Massa (Williams) a réussi le meilleur temps des…
Felipe Massa set the pace for Williams as this week’s in-season test commenced at Silverstone. The Brazilian finished ahead of Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Rosberg.
Felipe Massa says he is confident Williams can be “competitive everywhere” rather than just at power circuits because its updates continue to impress after he topped the timesheets at the first day of the Silverstone test
Felipe Massa set the pace for Williams on the first day of the post-British Grand Prix Formula 1 test at Silverstone
Felipe Massa set the pace on the first of two days of Formula One testing at Silverstone on Tuesday. The Williams driver clocked a time of 1m 35.242s, just 0.006s quicker than Daniel Ricciardo’s best lap for Red Bull.
Williams’ head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley says Valtteri Bottas has the potential to “become an exceptional driver”
Felipe Massa’s Williams was fastest on Day One of Formula 1′s latest in-season test at Silverstone on Tuesday.
McLaren are to operate in 2015 with the biggest budget in the team’s history as look to chase the likes of Mercedes, Red Bull and Williams.
Felipe Massa set the fastest time for Williams on Tuesday morning at the in-season test at Silverstone
The Williams Formula 1 team was taken aback by how competitive its car was in the British Grand Prix, according to its head of performance engineering Rob Smedley
Williams’ Rob Smedley admitted he was “a little surprised” by Valtteri Bottas’ pace in the British GP but has no doubts about the Finn’s potential to go all the way in F1.
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Ride along as 1996 Formula 1 World Champion Damon Hill is reunited with the car that carried him to the title, the Williams FW18, at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Williams Martini Racing
Lewis Hamilton has had his fair share of bad luck this season, but at Silverstone it was the turn of his Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to experience technical misfortune. The German’s gearbox maladies allowed the Briton to slice his championship lead down from 29 points to just four, whilst further back Williams’ Valtteri Bottas showed his star potential once more with a charging drive from 14th on the grid to second
Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa believes Kimi Raikkonen may have avoided his heavy accident in the British Grand Prix if he had slowed when he ran off the track
Williams' Valtteri Bottas achieved his best ever race result and a second consecutive podium in an eventful British Grand Prix today. Felipe Massa was forced to retire after getting caught in a multi-car accident at the start that red flagged the race for nearly an hour.
Valtteri Bottas surprised by pace of his Williams, keen to aim for his first F1 victory after his brilliant second place at Silverstone
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is delighted with his second place at the British Grand Prix, but is refusing to get “carried away” following the race.
Drivers: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), 2 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams), 3 – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by David Coulthard) Q: Lewis, congratulations. Your adoring fans. Your emotions must be running high right now
Valtteri Bottas thinks the next step for Williams has to be challenging Mercedes for race victories after he secured a career-best second at the British Grand Prix
Daniel Ricciardo has described his P3 at the British Grand Prix as one of his best podiums…
Lewis Hamilton closed to within four points of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg at the top of the drivers’ standings after claiming his second career victory on home soil in Britain on Sunday. Rosberg led for much of the action-packed race before retiring with gearbox problems, allowing the hard-charging Williams of Valtteri Bottas to move up to second and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo to claim third ahead of McLaren’s Jenson Button
Lewis Hamilton secured his fifth win of this season, beating Valtteri Bottas to the chequered flag in Britain. Dan Ricciardo was third…
The British Grand Prix was red flagged after five corners on the opening lap following a heavy crash that involved Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen and Williams’ Felipe Massa.
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Williams Martini Racing development driver Susie Wolff became the first woman in 22 years to drive in an F1 weekend when she took part in FP1 at the British Grand Prix on July 4. We followed Susie through her preparations for the event, the weekend itself and her analysis of the session. Susie will be back in the car for FP1 of the German GP at Hockenheim on July 18
From Lewis Hamilton’s hopes potentially hinging on a good start to Ferrari and Williams looking to stage recovery drives of their own, and from Jenson Button’s desire for a maiden podium on home soil to the consequences of the ever-changing Silverstone weather, we preview the key themes to look out for in Sunday’s 2014 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix
Rob Smedley took responsibility for the call that saw Williams fall at the first hurdle in British GP qualifying but reckons the occasional wrong step on their “journey” back to success is inevitable.
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