Williams Racing

Valtteri Bottas at his final race weekend with Mercedes.v1

Bottas explains why he turned down Williams for Alfa Romeo

New Alfa Romeo signing Valtteri Bottas has revealed that a return to Williams was an option for 2022, but he decided against joining the Mercedes-powered team. Bottas began his Formula 1 career at Williams in 2013, and scored his only points that year at the US Grand Prix in what was a dreadfully underperforming car.

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff at the 2021 US Grand Prix.v1

Mercedes couldn’t have vetoed Albon joining Williams

Mercedes couldn’t have vetoed Williams’ decision to sign Alex Albon for 2022, Jost Capito, the team principal of the Grove-based team, has insisted. Albon lost his Red Bull seat at the end of the 2020 season, following a poor campaign in which he was comprehensively outpaced by team-mate Max Verstappen. Buy an F1 TV Pro

George Russell tests a Mercedes F1 car in Abu Dhabi in 2021.v1

Russell pinpoints key difference between Mercedes and Williams

George Russell has spoken of his enthusiasm at the new regulations that will be introduced in Formula 1 in 2022, and said he is ready for an “incredibly intense” season with Mercedes. The Silver Arrows signed Russell from Williams for the upcoming season as a replacement for the departing Valtteri Bottas, following three immensely impressive

Williams F1 car at post-season testing in 2021 in Abu Dhabi.v1

Williams get $35.7mn financial boost after legal battle

Williams have won a legal battle with their former title sponsor after it was found the team was not paid the money they were contractually owed. ROKiT, a telecommunications company, became the Williams team’s title sponsor at the beginning of the 2019 season, with the British outfit in dire straits financially. The team finished tenth

Nicholas Latifi addresses online abuse after crash in 2021 Abu Dhabi GP.v1

Latifi condemns ‘cruel’ online world after Abu Dhabi abuse

Nicholas Latifi has taken to Twitter to deliver an emotional statement following the severe abuse he has received on social media since his crash at the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Latifi collided with the barrier at Turn 14 with five laps to go in the season finale, bringing out the Safety Car. Up to

Carlos Sainz and Nicholas Latifi in 2021.v1

Sainz unsurprised by Latifi treatment after Abu Dhabi

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz is disappointed but not surprised by the abuse and death threats that Williams’ Nicholas Latifi has received since his title-influencing accident at the season-ending 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Latifi put his car in the wall with five laps of the race remaining, bringing out the Safety Car. Up until that point,

Max Verstappen in the Abu Dhabi circuit paddock in 2021.v1

Verstappen tells Latifi to ‘turn off his phone and ignore’

Newly crowned F1 world champion Max Verstappen feels sympathy for Williams’ Nicholas Latifi after the Canadian’s crash turned the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on its head and cost Sir Lewis Hamilton victory. With Verstappen and Hamilton heading into the final round of the season level on points, the Mercedes driver flew past the Dutchman

Logan Sargeant drives an F1 car in Abu Dhabi test.v1

Williams test ‘everything I expected and more’ – Sargeant

Logan Sargeant thoroughly enjoyed his first outing in a Formula 1 car after finishing 15th in the post-season test at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Sargeant, who finished seventh in Formula 3 and made his Formula 2 debut in 2021, was pleased with the efforts of the Williams F1 Team. “[It was] everything

Nicholas Latifi speaks about 2021 Abu Dhabi GP crash.v1

Latifi describes Championship-determining Abu Dhabi GP crash

When Nicholas Latifi crashed late on in the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, chaos ensued. The Safety Car was deployed, Max Verstappen pitted for fresh tyres, and a controversial stewarding decision allowed the Dutchman to pass Sir Lewis Hamilton and win his first F1 championship. Latifi hit the wall at Turn 14 to prompt the

Red Bull hail Nicholas Latifi about Abu Dhabi GP crash.v1

‘Lifetime’s supply of Red Bull for Latifi,’ jokes Horner

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has jokingly suggested that Nicholas Latifi has earned a “lifetime supply of Red Bull,” following Max Verstappen winning the 2021 F1 Drivers’ Championship in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The Canadian crashed late on in the season finale, bringing out the safety car. Red Bull were thus able to pit

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