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Alexander Albon
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about Williams

Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited, currently racing in Formula One as Williams Martini Racing, is a British Formula One motor racing team and constructor. It was founded and is run by team owner Sir Frank Williams and automotive engineer Sir Patrick Head. The team was formed in 1977 after Frank Williams's two earlier unsuccessful F1 operations: Frank Williams Racing Cars (1969 to 1975) and Wolf–Williams Racing (1976). All of Williams F1 chassis are called "FW" then a number, the FW being the initials of team owner, Frank Williams.

The team's first race was the 1977 Spanish Grand Prix, where the new team ran a March chassis for Patrick Nève. Williams started manufacturing its own cars the following year, and Switzerland's Clay Regazzoni won Williams's first race at the 1979 British Grand Prix. At the 1997 British Grand Prix, Canadian Jacques Villeneuve scored the team's 100th race victory, making Williams one of only three teams in Formula One, alongside Ferrari and fellow British team McLaren, to win 100 races. Williams won nine Constructors' Championships between 1980 and 1997. This stood as a record until Ferrari surpassed it in 2000.

Drivers for Williams have included Australia's Alan Jones; Finland's Keke Rosberg; Britain's Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill and Jenson Button; France's Alain Prost; Brazil's Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna; and Canada's Jacques Villeneuve. Each of these drivers, with the exception of Senna and Button, have captured one Drivers' title with the team. Of those who have won the championship with Williams, only Jones, Rosberg and Villeneuve actually defended their title while still with the team. Piquet moved to Lotus after winning the 1987 championship, Mansell moved to the American-based Indy Cars after winning the 1992 championship, Prost retired from racing after his 4th World Championship in 1993, while Hill moved to Arrows after winning in 1996.

Williams have worked with many engine manufacturers, most successfully with Renault, winning five of their nine Constructors' titles with the French company. Along with Ferrari, McLaren, Benetton and Renault, Williams is one of a group of five teams that won every Constructors' Championship between 1979 and 2008 and every Drivers' Championship from 1984 to 2008.

Williams F1 also has business interests beyond Formula One racing. Based in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK, Williams has established Williams Advanced Engineering and Williams Hybrid Power which take technology originally developed for Formula One and adapt it for commercial applications. In April 2014, Williams Hybrid Power were sold to GKN. Williams Advanced Engineering had a technology centre in Qatar until it was closed in 2014.


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seasons

1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022,

finishing positions

grid positions

driver championships

1 Alan Jones season
2 Keke Rosberg season
3 Nelson Piquet season
4 Nigel Mansell season
5 Alain Prost season
6 Damon Hill season
7 Jacques Villeneuve season

constructor championships

1 season
2 season
3 season
4 season
5 season
6 season
7 season
8 season
9 season

wins

# event driver
1 1979 British Grand Prix round 9 Clay Regazzoni
2 1979 German Grand Prix round 10 Alan Jones
3 1979 Austrian Grand Prix round 11 Alan Jones
4 1979 Dutch Grand Prix round 12 Alan Jones
5 1979 Canadian Grand Prix round 14 Alan Jones
6 1980 Argentine Grand Prix round 1 Alan Jones
7 1980 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Carlos Reutemann
8 1980 French Grand Prix round 7 Alan Jones
9 1980 British Grand Prix round 8 Alan Jones
10 1980 Canadian Grand Prix round 13 Alan Jones
11 1980 United States Grand Prix round 14 Alan Jones
12 1981 United States Grand Prix West round 1 Alan Jones
13 1981 Brazilian Grand Prix round 2 Carlos Reutemann
14 1981 Belgian Grand Prix round 5 Carlos Reutemann
15 1981 Caesars Palace Grand Prix round 15 Alan Jones
16 1982 Swiss Grand Prix round 14 Keke Rosberg
17 1983 Monaco Grand Prix round 5 Keke Rosberg
18 1984 Dallas Grand Prix round 9 Keke Rosberg
19 1985 Detroit Grand Prix round 6 Keke Rosberg
20 1985 European Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
21 1985 South African Grand Prix round 15 Nigel Mansell
22 1985 Australian Grand Prix round 16 Keke Rosberg
23 1986 Brazilian Grand Prix round 1 Nelson Piquet
24 1986 Belgian Grand Prix round 5 Nigel Mansell
25 1986 Canadian Grand Prix round 6 Nigel Mansell
26 1986 French Grand Prix round 8 Nigel Mansell
27 1986 British Grand Prix round 9 Nigel Mansell
28 1986 German Grand Prix round 10 Nelson Piquet
29 1986 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Nelson Piquet
30 1986 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Nelson Piquet
31 1986 Portuguese Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
32 1987 San Marino Grand Prix round 2 Nigel Mansell
33 1987 French Grand Prix round 6 Nigel Mansell
34 1987 British Grand Prix round 7 Nigel Mansell
35 1987 German Grand Prix round 8 Nelson Piquet
36 1987 Hungarian Grand Prix round 9 Nelson Piquet
37 1987 Austrian Grand Prix round 10 Nigel Mansell
38 1987 Italian Grand Prix round 11 Nelson Piquet
39 1987 Spanish Grand Prix round 13 Nigel Mansell
40 1987 Mexican Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
41 1989 Canadian Grand Prix round 6 Thierry Boutsen
42 1989 Australian Grand Prix round 16 Thierry Boutsen
43 1990 San Marino Grand Prix round 3 Riccardo Patrese
44 1990 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Thierry Boutsen
45 1991 Mexican Grand Prix round 6 Riccardo Patrese
46 1991 French Grand Prix round 7 Nigel Mansell
47 1991 British Grand Prix round 8 Nigel Mansell
48 1991 German Grand Prix round 9 Nigel Mansell
49 1991 Italian Grand Prix round 12 Nigel Mansell
50 1991 Portuguese Grand Prix round 13 Riccardo Patrese
51 1991 Spanish Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
52 1992 South African Grand Prix round 1 Nigel Mansell
53 1992 Mexican Grand Prix round 2 Nigel Mansell
54 1992 Brazilian Grand Prix round 3 Nigel Mansell
55 1992 Spanish Grand Prix round 4 Nigel Mansell
56 1992 San Marino Grand Prix round 5 Nigel Mansell
57 1992 French Grand Prix round 8 Nigel Mansell
58 1992 British Grand Prix round 9 Nigel Mansell
59 1992 German Grand Prix round 10 Nigel Mansell
60 1992 Portuguese Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
61 1992 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 Riccardo Patrese
62 1993 South African Grand Prix round 1 Alain Prost
63 1993 San Marino Grand Prix round 4 Alain Prost
64 1993 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Alain Prost
65 1993 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Alain Prost
66 1993 French Grand Prix round 8 Alain Prost
67 1993 British Grand Prix round 9 Alain Prost
68 1993 German Grand Prix round 10 Alain Prost
69 1993 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Damon Hill
70 1993 Belgian Grand Prix round 12 Damon Hill
71 1993 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Damon Hill
72 1994 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Damon Hill
73 1994 British Grand Prix round 8 Damon Hill
74 1994 Belgian Grand Prix round 11 Damon Hill
75 1994 Italian Grand Prix round 12 Damon Hill
76 1994 Portuguese Grand Prix round 13 Damon Hill
77 1994 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 Damon Hill
78 1994 Australian Grand Prix round 16 Nigel Mansell
79 1995 Argentine Grand Prix round 2 Damon Hill
80 1995 San Marino Grand Prix round 3 Damon Hill
81 1995 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Damon Hill
82 1995 Portuguese Grand Prix round 13 David Coulthard
83 1995 Australian Grand Prix round 17 Damon Hill
84 1996 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Damon Hill
85 1996 Brazilian Grand Prix round 2 Damon Hill
86 1996 Argentine Grand Prix round 3 Damon Hill
87 1996 European Grand Prix round 4 Jacques Villeneuve
88 1996 San Marino Grand Prix round 5 Damon Hill
89 1996 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 Damon Hill
90 1996 French Grand Prix round 9 Damon Hill
91 1996 British Grand Prix round 10 Jacques Villeneuve
92 1996 German Grand Prix round 11 Damon Hill
93 1996 Hungarian Grand Prix round 12 Jacques Villeneuve
94 1996 Portuguese Grand Prix round 15 Jacques Villeneuve
95 1996 Japanese Grand Prix round 16 Damon Hill
96 1997 Brazilian Grand Prix round 2 Jacques Villeneuve
97 1997 Argentine Grand Prix round 3 Jacques Villeneuve
98 1997 San Marino Grand Prix round 4 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
99 1997 Spanish Grand Prix round 6 Jacques Villeneuve
100 1997 British Grand Prix round 9 Jacques Villeneuve
101 1997 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Jacques Villeneuve
102 1997 Austrian Grand Prix round 14 Jacques Villeneuve
103 1997 Luxembourg Grand Prix round 15 Jacques Villeneuve
104 2001 San Marino Grand Prix round 4 Ralf Schumacher
105 2001 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 Ralf Schumacher
106 2001 German Grand Prix round 12 Ralf Schumacher
107 2001 Italian Grand Prix round 15 Juan Pablo Montoya
108 2002 Malaysian Grand Prix round 2 Ralf Schumacher
109 2003 Monaco Grand Prix round 7 Juan Pablo Montoya
110 2003 European Grand Prix round 9 Ralf Schumacher
111 2003 French Grand Prix round 10 Ralf Schumacher
112 2003 German Grand Prix round 12 Juan Pablo Montoya
113 2004 Brazilian Grand Prix round 18 Juan Pablo Montoya
114 2012 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Pastor Maldonado

pole positions

# event driver
1 1979 British Grand Prix round 9 Alan Jones
2 1979 Canadian Grand Prix round 14 Alan Jones
3 1979 United States Grand Prix round 15 Alan Jones
4 1980 Argentine Grand Prix round 1 Alan Jones
5 1980 Belgian Grand Prix round 5 Alan Jones
6 1980 German Grand Prix round 9 Alan Jones
7 1981 Belgian Grand Prix round 5 Carlos Reutemann
8 1981 Caesars Palace Grand Prix round 15 Carlos Reutemann
9 1982 British Grand Prix round 10 Keke Rosberg
10 1983 Brazilian Grand Prix round 1 Keke Rosberg
11 1985 French Grand Prix round 7 Keke Rosberg
12 1985 British Grand Prix round 8 Keke Rosberg
13 1985 South African Grand Prix round 15 Nigel Mansell
14 1986 Belgian Grand Prix round 5 Nelson Piquet
15 1986 Canadian Grand Prix round 6 Nigel Mansell
16 1986 British Grand Prix round 9 Nelson Piquet
17 1986 Australian Grand Prix round 16 Nigel Mansell
18 1987 Brazilian Grand Prix round 1 Nigel Mansell
19 1987 Belgian Grand Prix round 3 Nigel Mansell
20 1987 Monaco Grand Prix round 4 Nigel Mansell
21 1987 Detroit Grand Prix round 5 Nigel Mansell
22 1987 French Grand Prix round 6 Nigel Mansell
23 1987 British Grand Prix round 7 Nelson Piquet
24 1987 German Grand Prix round 8 Nigel Mansell
25 1987 Hungarian Grand Prix round 9 Nigel Mansell
26 1987 Austrian Grand Prix round 10 Nelson Piquet
27 1987 Italian Grand Prix round 11 Nelson Piquet
28 1987 Spanish Grand Prix round 13 Nelson Piquet
29 1987 Mexican Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
30 1989 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Riccardo Patrese
31 1990 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Thierry Boutsen
32 1991 Canadian Grand Prix round 5 Riccardo Patrese
33 1991 Mexican Grand Prix round 6 Riccardo Patrese
34 1991 French Grand Prix round 7 Riccardo Patrese
35 1991 British Grand Prix round 8 Nigel Mansell
36 1991 German Grand Prix round 9 Nigel Mansell
37 1991 Portuguese Grand Prix round 13 Riccardo Patrese
38 1992 South African Grand Prix round 1 Nigel Mansell
39 1992 Mexican Grand Prix round 2 Nigel Mansell
40 1992 Brazilian Grand Prix round 3 Nigel Mansell
41 1992 Spanish Grand Prix round 4 Nigel Mansell
42 1992 San Marino Grand Prix round 5 Nigel Mansell
43 1992 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Nigel Mansell
44 1992 French Grand Prix round 8 Nigel Mansell
45 1992 British Grand Prix round 9 Nigel Mansell
46 1992 German Grand Prix round 10 Nigel Mansell
47 1992 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Riccardo Patrese
48 1992 Belgian Grand Prix round 12 Nigel Mansell
49 1992 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Nigel Mansell
50 1992 Portuguese Grand Prix round 14 Nigel Mansell
51 1992 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 Nigel Mansell
52 1992 Australian Grand Prix round 16 Nigel Mansell
53 1993 South African Grand Prix round 1 Alain Prost
54 1993 Brazilian Grand Prix round 2 Alain Prost
55 1993 European Grand Prix round 3 Alain Prost
56 1993 San Marino Grand Prix round 4 Alain Prost
57 1993 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Alain Prost
58 1993 Monaco Grand Prix round 6 Alain Prost
59 1993 Canadian Grand Prix round 7 Alain Prost
60 1993 French Grand Prix round 8 Damon Hill
61 1993 British Grand Prix round 9 Alain Prost
62 1993 German Grand Prix round 10 Alain Prost
63 1993 Hungarian Grand Prix round 11 Alain Prost
64 1993 Belgian Grand Prix round 12 Alain Prost
65 1993 Italian Grand Prix round 13 Alain Prost
66 1993 Portuguese Grand Prix round 14 Damon Hill
67 1993 Japanese Grand Prix round 15 Alain Prost
68 1994 Brazilian Grand Prix round 1 Ayrton Senna
69 1994 Pacific Grand Prix round 2 Ayrton Senna
70 1994 San Marino Grand Prix round 3 Ayrton Senna
71 1994 French Grand Prix round 7 Damon Hill
72 1994 British Grand Prix round 8 Damon Hill
73 1994 Australian Grand Prix round 16 Nigel Mansell
74 1995 Brazilian Grand Prix round 1 Damon Hill
75 1995 Argentine Grand Prix round 2 David Coulthard
76 1995 Monaco Grand Prix round 5 Damon Hill
77 1995 French Grand Prix round 7 Damon Hill
78 1995 British Grand Prix round 8 Damon Hill
79 1995 German Grand Prix round 9 Damon Hill
80 1995 Hungarian Grand Prix round 10 Damon Hill
81 1995 Italian Grand Prix round 12 David Coulthard
82 1995 Portuguese Grand Prix round 13 David Coulthard
83 1995 European Grand Prix round 14 David Coulthard
84 1995 Pacific Grand Prix round 15 David Coulthard
85 1995 Australian Grand Prix round 17 Damon Hill
86 1996 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Jacques Villeneuve
87 1996 Brazilian Grand Prix round 2 Damon Hill
88 1996 Argentine Grand Prix round 3 Damon Hill
89 1996 European Grand Prix round 4 Damon Hill
90 1996 Spanish Grand Prix round 7 Damon Hill
91 1996 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 Damon Hill
92 1996 British Grand Prix round 10 Damon Hill
93 1996 German Grand Prix round 11 Damon Hill
94 1996 Belgian Grand Prix round 13 Jacques Villeneuve
95 1996 Italian Grand Prix round 14 Damon Hill
96 1996 Portuguese Grand Prix round 15 Damon Hill
97 1996 Japanese Grand Prix round 16 Jacques Villeneuve
98 1997 Australian Grand Prix round 1 Jacques Villeneuve
99 1997 Brazilian Grand Prix round 2 Jacques Villeneuve
100 1997 Argentine Grand Prix round 3 Jacques Villeneuve
101 1997 San Marino Grand Prix round 4 Jacques Villeneuve
102 1997 Monaco Grand Prix round 5 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
103 1997 Spanish Grand Prix round 6 Jacques Villeneuve
104 1997 British Grand Prix round 9 Jacques Villeneuve
105 1997 Belgian Grand Prix round 12 Jacques Villeneuve
106 1997 Austrian Grand Prix round 14 Jacques Villeneuve
107 1997 Japanese Grand Prix round 16 Jacques Villeneuve
108 1997 European Grand Prix round 17 Jacques Villeneuve
109 2001 French Grand Prix round 10 Ralf Schumacher
110 2001 German Grand Prix round 12 Juan Pablo Montoya
111 2001 Belgian Grand Prix round 14 Juan Pablo Montoya
112 2001 Italian Grand Prix round 15 Juan Pablo Montoya
113 2002 Brazilian Grand Prix round 3 Juan Pablo Montoya
114 2002 Monaco Grand Prix round 7 Juan Pablo Montoya
115 2002 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 Juan Pablo Montoya
116 2002 European Grand Prix round 9 Juan Pablo Montoya
117 2002 British Grand Prix round 10 Juan Pablo Montoya
118 2002 French Grand Prix round 11 Juan Pablo Montoya
119 2002 Italian Grand Prix round 15 Juan Pablo Montoya
120 2003 Monaco Grand Prix round 7 Ralf Schumacher
121 2003 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 Ralf Schumacher
122 2003 French Grand Prix round 10 Ralf Schumacher
123 2003 German Grand Prix round 12 Juan Pablo Montoya
124 2004 Canadian Grand Prix round 8 Ralf Schumacher
125 2005 European Grand Prix round 7 Nick Heidfeld
126 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix round 18 Nico Hülkenberg
127 2012 Spanish Grand Prix round 5 Pastor Maldonado
128 2014 Austrian Grand Prix round 8 Felipe Massa

drivers who drove for Williams

# driver
1 Jacques Laffite
2 Arturo Merzario
3 Tony Brise
4 Ian Scheckter
5 Damien Magee
6 François Migault
7 Ian Ashley
8 Jo Vonlanthen
9 Renzo Zorzi
10 Lella Lombardi
11 Emilio Zapico
12 Alan Jones
13 Clay Regazzoni
14 Carlos Reutemann
15 Rupert Keegan
16 Desiré Wilson
17 Kevin Cogan
18 Geoff Lees
19 Keke Rosberg
20 Mario Andretti
21 Derek Daly
22 Jonathan Palmer
23 Nigel Mansell
24 Nelson Piquet
25 Riccardo Patrese
26 Martin Brundle
27 Jean-Louis Schlesser
28 Thierry Boutsen
29 Damon Hill
30 Alain Prost
31 Ayrton Senna
32 David Coulthard COU
33 Jacques Villeneuve VIL
34 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
35 Ralf Schumacher SCH
36 Alessandro Zanardi
37 Jenson Button BUT
38 Juan Pablo Montoya MON
39 Marc Gené
40 Antônio Pizzonia PIZ
41 Nick Heidfeld HEI
42 Mark Webber WEB
43 Nico Rosberg ROS
44 Alexander Wurz WUR
45 Kazuki Nakajima NAK
46 Rubens Barrichello BAR
47 Nico Hülkenberg HUL
48 Pastor Maldonado MAL
49 Bruno Senna SEN
50 Valtteri Bottas BOT
51 Felipe Massa MAS
52 Lance Stroll STR
53 Paul di Resta DIR
54 Sergey Sirotkin SIR
55 Robert Kubica KUB
56 George Russell RUS
57 Nicholas Latifi LAT
58 Jack Aitken AIT
59 Alexander Albon ALB

Williams news

Albon has spearheaded Williams’ efforts since making his full-time return to F1 with the team this season, scoring all three of its points in 2022.
An extension of Albon’s deal was thought to be a formality, but Williams has now confirmed he will be staying put for 2023.
“It’s really exciting to be staying with Williams Racing for 2023 and I look forward to seeing what we can achieve ...

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The FIA Formula 2 driver, who currently sits third in the standings with Carlin, will take part in the practice session at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, on 21 October. 
Sargeant joined the Williams Academy in October, with the news confirmed at last year’s US GP, before taking part in the F1 post-season test in Abu Dhabi just over a week later. 
Sargeant will take over ...

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The Grove outfit has been widely tipped to take Alpine youngster Oscar Piastri on a loan deal next season as replacement for Nicholas Latifi.
However, the team's own protege Sargeant has enjoyed a recent surge in form, winning the F2 feature races in both Britain and Austria, as well as finishing second in Baku.
The American lost some momentum with a frustrating weekend in France after ...

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After seeing Williams debut its updated bodywork package on teammate Alex Albon's car at the British Grand Prix, Latifi finally got the new parts for the Paul Ricard race weekend.
The Canadian slumped to last place in qualifying on Saturday, lapping three tenths of a second slower than Albon, and he felt he should have "safely" made it through Q1 before "something just felt off" with his ...

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A combination of mixed weather practice at the British Grand Prix, a start-line crash for Alex Albon, and then the sprint format in Austria, has left it unable to run through the normal baseline checks it would normally do for a such a major car change.
Two normal race weekends would have given it six free practice sessions to devote as much time as it wanted for those. As it heads to France ...

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The package, which represents a significant change of concept, was first introduced on Albon’s FW44 at Silverstone.
However a wet FP1 and qualifying and then Albon’s first lap retirement in the race meant that the team only gathered a limited amount of data.
After a clean weekend in Austria that saw Albon finish the race in 12th place, the team has a much better idea of where it now ...

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Williams brought a raft of updates for the FW44 car to the British Grand Prix last week in a bid to improve its on-track form after a tricky period that saw it fail to score any points since finishing ninth in Miami.
Albon debuted the updated parts at Silverstone, but failed to make it through Q1 and was then caught up in a first-corner accident after being hit from behind by Sebastian Vettel's ...

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The team conceded that, with more redesigned major components than original ones, this latest version of the FW44 could effectively be called a new car.
It only had enough spare parts for Alex Albon at Silverstone, and there were concerns his opening lap crash on Sunday had damaged them beyond repair and he could be forced to go back a step for this weekend.
However, the team has confirmed ...

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Albon was involved in a massive multi-car pile-up at the start, which saw Alfa Romeo's Zhou Guanyu roll into the catchfence after sliding across the run-off inverted.
Albon was the other main victim after being tagged from behind by Sebastian Vettel as cars were taking avoiding action.
The Anglo-Thai suffered a hard head-on hit with the pitwall and was transported to a Coventry hospital for ...

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Vettel bought Mansell’s famous ‘Red 5’ car back in 2020, but did not get a chance to drive it until recently when he completed a shakedown ahead of the show run at Silverstone.
The demonstration saw Vettel complete a handful of laps in the FW14B to mark 30 years since Mansell won the British Grand Prix and that year’s championship, as well as showcasing a carbon-neutral ...

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As technical director François-Xavier Demaison (FX) said: “We can really call it a new car, because the list of parts we kept is much shorter than the ones we changed.”
The overhaul of the wings, floor, sidepods, engine cover, suspension, diffuser and internals was pretty much as extensive as could be, and it is hoped will lay the foundation for a stronger second half to the season.
But ...

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The Memorial Mass of Thanksgiving at Westminster Cathedral was timed for the day after the British GP in order allow as many F1 regulars as possible to be present.
Over 600 people attended the service, with many past Williams F1 drivers among the well-known names in attendance, including Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, Jenson Button, Valtteri Bottas, Nick Heidfeld, Martin Brundle, Antonio Pizzonia ...

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Williams has heavily revamped its FW44 for the Silverstone race in a bid to help push it up the F1 grid.
Taking some inspiration from the Red Bull concept, the Williams changes include modifications to the wings, floor, sidepods, engine cover, suspension and diffuser.
With only limited parts having been produced, Albon has been given exclusive access to the changes for the British GP, with ...

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While it’s obvious that the changes will have an effect on the external airflow stream, there’s also a considerable amount of work that's gone on underneath the hood in order to accommodate them.
It’s clear that there’s heavy influence in design decisions from both Ferrari and Red Bull, with the sidepods completely altered to take onboard a mixture of the design features seen on the ...

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The Aston Martin driver will run the FW14B, carrying the iconic red number five, on Sunday morning ahead of the British Grand Prix. 
Vettel revealed on Thursday that the fuel makes "no difference" to how the Williams runs and believes that running historic cars in a more environmentally friendly way is important to "keep these cars and the history alive." 
He said: "I am expecting ...

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Albon's car will be fitted with a major package of floor and bodywork changes from the start of Friday practice for the British Grand Prix.
Teammate Nicholas Latifi will have a standard car, enabling the Grove team to run a proper back-to-back comparison through the weekend.
"It's an interesting weekend for us, we haven't had major upgrades for a while," Albon said when asked about the ...

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The team had hoped that the advent of the new-for-2022 regulatory framework would help to continue its recovery, after finishing eighth in the 2021 constructors' championship, but Williams has found it difficult to extricate itself from the back of the field in the nine races so far.
Albon - new to the team this season as a replacement for the Mercedes-bound George Russell - has scored three ...

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Williams has struggled to compete with the rest of the midfield on a regular basis so far this season, leaving it at the foot of the constructors’ championship ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix.
Albon has scored all three of Williams’ points this year, finishing 10th in Australia and ninth in Miami after capitalising on opportunities that fell the team’s way.
Teammate ...

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Latifi has endured a difficult start to the 2022 season, recording a best finish of 14th in Miami to leave him at the foot of the drivers’ standings with zero points.
Albon has led Williams’ efforts so far this season, scoring points in Australia and Miami, as well as outqualifying Latifi for eight of the nine races.
It has left Latifi facing an uncertain future at Williams, with Alpine ...

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After winning the Formula 3 and Formula 2 titles in consecutive years, Piastri has been serving as Alpine's reserve driver this season in tandem with an extensive private testing programme.
With two-time world champion Fernando Alonso widely expected to continue his stint with Alpine beyond the end of the season, and Esteban Ocon under a long-term contract, the team has expressed an openness in ...

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Although Williams has managed to snatch three points so far this season, scored by Alex Albon in Australia and Miami, the team has largely struggled to compete with the rest of the midfield on a regular basis.
It has caused the Grove-based outfit to slip to the foot of the constructors' championship, now sitting 12 points adrift of both Haas and Aston Martin.
Williams has opted for a ...

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F1 is currently enjoying a boom in the United States that has seen the series expand to a second American race this year, debuting the Miami Grand Prix. A third US event is planned for 2023 in Las Vegas.
The growth for F1 in the United States comes after decades of struggling to crack the market, but is not only reflected in the number of American races. In recent years, a number of US big tech ...

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Latifi struggled to match the Mercedes bound George Russell during his first two seasons in F1, but in the first seven races of 2022 the Canadian also looked out of sorts compared to his new teammate Alex Albon, who joined the team after a year out of the category.
Latifi has yet to outqualify or outrace Albon this year, not helped by the fact that he's suffered several crashes along the ...

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The FIA said Williams had failed to submit its complete full year reporting documentation from 2021 by the 31 March 2022 deadline, as required by article 5.1 of the sport's financial regulations introduced in 2021.
Williams was notified of the breach in April by the FIA's Cost Cap Administration, and the Grove team dully collaborated with the FIA in order to rectify the breach.
The governing ...

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Russell left Williams after a three-season stint at the end of last year to join Mercedes, whose junior programme he had been a member of since 2017.
During his final months with Williams, Russell was known to have lobbied with the team for Albon to take his seat after the Anglo-Thai driver dropped off the F1 grid at the end of 2020 following a difficult season with Red Bull.
Since returning ...

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