Having ended 2020 point-less, Williams have become top 10 regulars with a car that is little changed from last year. What’s behind their remarkable turnaround?
Williams’ increasingly regular points finishes show the team’s progress is genuine, according to its head of vehicle performance Dave Robson.
The first driver to gamble on slick tyres in F1’s rain-hit Russian Grand Prix qualifying session revealed the switch came about through a miscommunication.
Williams CEO Jost Capito says the team needs a “serious and a proper” young driver programme in the wake of George Russell’s departure to Mercedes.
Alexander Albon says a return to Red Bull may be a possibility for him in the long-term, but his priorities lies elsewhere for now.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff is satisfied Alexander Albon will not retain links to Red Bull when he joins Williams next year.
Williams CEO Jost Capito says he wanted to keep some continuity in Williams’ driver line-up next year after losing George Russell to Mercedes.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has dismissed claims he would act to prevent Red Bull’s reserve driver Alexander Albon joining Williams next season.
Red Bull is looking to place Alexander Albon at an “external team” next year and two have already shown interest in hiring him, according to Christian Horner.
Williams CEO and team principal Jost Capito told RaceFans he hopes George Russell returns to the team one day if he joins Mercedes next season.
Williams team principal Jost Capito said George Russell’s astonishing run to second place in qualifying was the result of them deciding to put everything into a single flying lap.
Williams is resigned to going into the 2022 F1 season at a disadvantage as it will not produce a ‘mule car’ to test the new, 18-inch tyres which are being introduced.
Williams has dropped its reserve driver Dan Ticktum. His departure is not thought to be related to recent comments he made about Nicholas Latifi.
George Russell thanked the FIA for their “common sense” in not penalising him for illegally passing cars yesterday, but it was his team who got him out of trouble.
Williams’ drivers said two years of hard work had been justified as the team ended its longest-ever points drought.
New Williams technical director FX Demaison says the team’s recent gains have come about despite it prioritising work on its 2022 car.
Williams team principal Jost Capito is not concerned by the possibility a decision on its driver line-up for next year will not be possible until late into the season.
Will Red Bull sustain their winning run at home as drivers have to cope with softer rubber for this weekend’s race?
Williams team principal Simon Roberts has left the outfit, 12 months since joining it in the wake of its sale to Dorilton.
George Russell described his Portuguese Grand Prix as “an incredible struggle” after falling from 11th on the grid to finish 16th.