Mercedes might be F1′s new pacesetters but Felipe Massa sees no reason why Williams shouldn’t lead the chase as the new season moves on to Malaysia.
Valtteri Bottas has no doubts the best is yet to come from Williams, after the team’s encouraging return to Formula 1 form in the Australia Grand Prix
Williams Martini Racing showed the difference a year – and change of technical formula – can make as its doubled its 2013 points tally in the first F1 outing of 2014.
Felipe Massa believes Williams may have the second best car in the current F1 climate, but admits that there is much more to come from it after the Australian Grand Prix.
Toto Wolff is not underestimating the opposition, and the Mercedes boss says both Williams and Red Bull could have been more competitive in Australia. Wolff suggests that Red Bull would have been more of a threat had Sebastian Vettel not … Continue reading →
Claire Williams insists she has never been fazed by being a woman in the male-dominated sport of Formula One
Felipe Massa believes Williams may have the second fastest car in Formula 1, judging by the form on show at the Australian Grand Prix.
Williams' Valtteri Bottas finished in sixth place in today's Australian Grand Prix, with Felipe Massa retiring on the first lap after being hit from behind by the Caterham of Kobayashi.
Caterham’s Kamui Kobayashi has been cleared of any blame over his first-lap clash with Williams’ Felipe Massa in Australia in Sunday. The Japanese driver had been summoned to the stewards after crashing into the back of Massa’s car as the pair approached the first corner of the race, eliminating both cars on the spot
Claire Williams smiles when the subject of “a woman in a man’s world” comes up. For her, it’s nothing like the hurdle she faces, as deputy team principal of the much-loved Formula One team that her famous father Sir Frank founded in 1969, of turning round a team that last won the drivers’ and constructors’ titles in 1997 and last season finished ninth in the former.
Claire Williams smiles when the subject of “a woman in a man’s world” comes up. For her, it’s nothing like the hurdle she faces, as deputy team principal of the much-loved Formula One team that her famous father Sir Frank founded in 1969, of turning round a team that last won the drivers’ and constructors’ titles in 1997 and last season finished ninth in the former.
Williams is struggling more in wet conditions than in the dry, according to Felipe Massa
Williams is struggling more in wet conditions than in the dry, according to Felipe Massa
Felipe Massa finished ninth and Valtteri Bottas 15th for tomorrow's Australian Grand Prix in a changeable qualifying session at Albert Park. Both cars looked competitive in the dry conditions, but struggled for grip in the wet on the intermediate tyre.
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas and Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez will both drop five places on the grid in Australia following gearbox changes. The 2014 regulations specify that gearboxes must last for six consecutive events, however after hitting trouble in Saturday’s final practice session in Melbourne, both drivers were forced to make an earlier than permitted change
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas and Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez have been hit with grid penalties for the Formula 1 season opener in Australia following gearbox changes
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Martin Brundle’s team guide to the Formula One season has Mercedes out in front with Williams also looking impressiveMercedes The favourites for the title. They’ve made the most …
Team Representatives – Toto Wolff (Mercedes), Eric Boullier (McLaren), Rob White (Renault Sport F1), Stefano Domenicali (Ferrari), Claire Williams (Williams), Christian Horner (Red Bull Racing) Q: A very interesting first day’s running. I’ll start with you Christian
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Felipe Massa says there is a lot more to come from Williams after setting the 12th fastest time during Friday practice for the Australian Grand Prix
Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas are both confident there’s more to come from Williams, even if they didn’t set headline-grabbing times in opening practice for the Australian GP.
Felipe Massa believes that there is still a lot of ground to cover before the 2014 F1 pecking order can be determined, but includes Williams in the mix.
Felipe Massa believes that there is still a lot of ground to cover before the 2014 F1 pecking order can be determined, but includes Williams in the mix.
Williams sees no reason why it will not be able to match the development rate of its bigger Formula 1 money rivals if its pre-season promise is realised.
The dawn of the exciting new Formula One season truly arrives on Friday, in the form of the first free practice session of the year in Albert Park. And as Mercedes and Williams endlessly played down their clearly high expectations on Thursday, some of the other contenders made their voices heard
Claire Williams says it was clear over a year ago that Mercedes was going to be the better engine supplier to be with in 2014
It has been very busy thus far in Albert Park, catching up with the folk unseen in the winter, filling in the gaps… The oddest story thus far has been the disappearance of Dickie Stanford, the Williams TM. No real explanation as yet as to why one of the pillars of the team has been […]
Jenson Button believes Formula 1 pacesetters Mercedes and Williams can “still be challenged” at this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, as rivals will close the gap to the pre-season frontrunners
The opening F1 press conference of 2014′s Australian GP with Felipe Massa (Williams), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull), Kevin Magnussen (McLaren), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) and Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
The opening F1 press conference of 2014′s Australian GP with Felipe Massa (Williams), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull), Kevin Magnussen (McLaren), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) and Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
Valtteri Bottas is determined to defy experience and compete with team-mate Felipe Massa this year and believes the FW36 is exactly the right car to help him do just that
Valtteri Bottas says the progress made by Williams both on and off the track has led to a noticeable difference in the atmosphere within the team
Jenson Button believes McLaren can take the fight to Williams and Mercedes in the Australian Grand Prix because the race “is going to be a lot trickier than what most people think”
Jenson Button does not think Williams and Mercedes can be challenged on outright pace this weekend, but says there could be more to the race on Sunday than setting fast lap times
Thursday’s official FIA press conference saw home favourite Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull team mate – and reigning world champion – Sebastian Vettel face the media. Find out what they, as well as Williams’ Felipe Massa, Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen, had to say by reading the full transcript
After a winter of massive regulation changes, the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship will burst into life this weekend with what promises to be a hugely unpredictable race in Australia. Having shown great pace in pre-season testing, Mercedes and Williams enter the race in Melbourne as favourites, but the truth is that nobody knows for sure what to expect.
Williams has done everything in its power to climb back up the Formula 1 grid and is in the best shape it has been for years, reckons driver Valtteri Bottas
Pastor Maldonado says he has no regrets about leaving Williams for Lotus this year, despite both teams experiencing a reverse in fortunes over the winter
Williams stalwart Dickie Stanford has left his role as race team manager of the Formula 1 outfit ahead of the 2014 season
• Former driver backs Hamilton’s ‘speed and instinctive ability’• Hamilton has ‘spark’ to win second Formula One championshipDavid Coulthard, the former Williams, McLaren and Red Bull driver, has …
Felipe Massa insists he already feels at home with his new team as he prepares for his Williams debut in Melbourne
Suzi Perry is joined by David Coulthard, Ben Edwards and Allan McNish to discuss a whole range of topics ahead of the new Formula 1 season.
Suzi Perry is joined by David Coulthard, Ben Edwards and Allan McNish to discuss a whole range of topics ahead of the new Formula 1 season.
After a winter in which they have coped with a huge rule change, introducing complex hybrid turbo engines, the F1 teams arrive in Melbourne less well prepared for the first race than at any time in recent memory. Only Mercedes and Williams can be said to have achieved the 5,000km target mileage in the three winter tests, while Ferrari were not far off with 500km less. Others, like Red Bull (1,700km) and their fellow Renault powered teams including last year’s Melbourne winners Lotus, are underprepared and will find Melbourne a struggle this year.
No race in Jenson Button’s 247-grand prix career will be as challenging for him as this Sunday’s season opener in Melbourne’s Albert Park. He made his Formula One debut there with Williams back in 2000, and now faces racing for the first time since the death on 12 January of his beloved father John, a hugely popular figure in the paddock.
No race in Jenson Button’s 247-grand prix career will be as challenging for him as this Sunday’s season opener in Melbourne’s Albert Park. He made his Formula One debut there with Williams back in 2000, and now faces racing for the first time since the death on 12 January of his beloved father John, a hugely popular figure in the paddock.
Valtteri Bottas is confident his Williams Martini Mercedes will prove a reliable contender during the Australian Grand Prix opener.
In his lengthy F1 career, Williams’ technical director Pat Symonds has had to deal with more than one major regulation change, though few have been as substantial as the ones introduced for the 2014 season. Ahead of this weekend’s season opener, the 2014 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, we spoke to the experienced engineer about overcoming teething troubles in testing and Williams’ impressive early form
クレア・ウィリアムズはチームの伝統が今季のウィリアムズで再認識されると主張している。