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
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Ride onboard as Karun Chandhok shakes down Damon Hill’s 1996 F1 title-winning FW18 ahead of the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. You can see the car run live over the three days of action at the event in the hands of four different drivers: Friday – Karun Chandhok Saturday – Felipe Massa and Felipe Nasr Sunday – Damon Hill Williams Martini Racing
Rob Smedley has urged Williams to learn from “little details” to be fully competitive at the front of the field
The Williams Formula 1 team’s upsurge in form over the past two races should not be taken as a sign it will be that competitive for the rest of the season, according to rival McLaren.
Formula One racing’s pecking order is more open to change this year than in previous seasons according to McLaren racing director Eric Boullier, who believes differing track layouts are responsible for producing swings in the form of most teams. Boullier said Austria had provided evidence of that trend, with a resurgent Williams emerging as Mercedes closest challengers over the weekend
Williams’ performance at the Austrian Grand Prix has acted as wake-up call for Mercedes, according ti chairman Niki Lauda
Toto Wolff believes the pace Williams showed at the Austrian Grand Prix was not a one-off and could translate to upcoming races too
The Williams Formula 1 team believes a sequence of small errors were to blame for Felipe Massa not converting pole position into a better result at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Mercedes non-executive Chairman Niki Lauda confessed that they are a little bit concerned by the pace of Williams in Austria last week…
A glance at the grid for the Austrian Grand Prix and then at the race result suggests that Williams was unable to match its impressive qualifying pace in the race. But this would be to oversimplify the situation.
BBC Sport F1 analyst Allan McNish looks at why Williams are improving in 2014 but McLaren are struggling to compete.
BBC Sport F1 analyst Allan McNish looks at why Williams are improving in 2014 but McLaren are struggling to compete.
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A fantastic track, a unique atmosphere and the sixth one-two victory of the season for the Silver Arrows. Nico Rosberg is absolutely delighted with the outcome of the Austrian Grand Prix. In his video blog, he reflects on the spectacular return of Formula 1 to Austria: "That was a super battle with Williams and with my Mercedes team-mate
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Eine fantastische Strecke, eine einzigartige Atmosphäre und der sechste Doppelsieg für die Silberpfeile in dieser Saison: Nico Rosberg ist mit seinem Wochenende beim Großen Preis von Österreich absolut zufrieden. In seinem Video-Blog blickt er auf das spektakuläre Comeback der Formel 1 in Österreich zurück: "Das war ein super Kampf gegen die Williams und meinen Teamkollegen. Ich wollte meine WM-Führung an diesem Wochenende ausbauen – das habe ich erreicht." —— Don’t forget to subscribe to our channel to never miss any of our exclusive videos!
Rob Smedley admits he was left with “a slight twinge of disappointment” after Williams was unable to win the Austrian Grand Prix
Rob Smedley says he is happy with third and fourth in Austria because Williams knew it risked a double retirement if it tried to challenge Mercedes for victory
Points-haul of 27 the best under current system Its been an amazing weekend, says Claire WilliamsClaire Williams, the Williams deputy team principal, is in no doubt the marques …
Mercedes says it expected Formula 1 rival Williams to adopt a conservative strategy in the Austrian Grand Prix, because the Grove-based team had more to lose by gunning for victory.
The Force India Formula 1 team believes Sergio Perez could have fought Williams for an Austrian Grand Prix podium, had he not been hampered by a grid penalty.
While Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton fought out another Mercedes one-two victory in Spielberg, the race was just as notable for the contrasting fortunes of Williams and Red Bull. The former were resurgent, springing an upset in qualifying, leading in the early stages and securing a first podium in two years. But the latter, winners in Canada just two weeks ago, suffered a disastrous weekend at their home race
Williams’ Valtteri Bottas was almost lost for words after scoring the first podium of his F1 career with third place in Sunday’s Formula 1 Grosser Preis von Osterreich 2014. Bottas, who started second on the grid, saw off the challenge of pole-sitting team mate Felipe Massa
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas delivers in the Austrian Grand Prix and secures his maiden F1 podium finish
Red Bull put on a terrific event in Austria, with a vast crowd watching an exciting Mercedes 1-2… But it was not without drama and excitement as Williams took the fight to the Mercedes factory team and kept up the pressure throughout. In the end, Nico Rosberg held off Lewis Hamilton, although the latter had […]