About

Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning grands prix for more than three decades.

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Sir Frank Williams - Team Principal

After a brief career as a driver and mechanic, Frank Williams founded Frank Williams Racing Cars in 1966. He entered Formula One in 1969 and went on to establish Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1977

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Our Partners

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Our History

Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd is founded by Frank Williams and an ambitious British engineer called Patrick Head. The company is based in an empty carpet warehouse in Didcot, Oxfordshire, and enters a purchased March chassis in order to compete in F1 during the latter half of the season.

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Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Announced at 2017 Autosport Awards

Williams and Autosport are pleased to confirm that Martins Zalmans from Bath University has been named this year's Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future.

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Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Announced at 2017 Autosport Awards

Williams and Autosport are pleased to confirm that Martins Zalmans from Bath University has been named this year's Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future.

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Season Stats
  TEAM POINTS
1 MERCEDES 668
2 FERRARI 522
3 RED BULL 368
4 FORCE INDIA 187
5 WILLIAMS 83
6 RENAULT 57
7 TORO ROSSO 53
8 HAAS 47
9 MCLAREN 30
10 SAUBER 5
FW40

Celebrating 40 years in the sport this year, the team’s 2017 challenger, the Williams Mercedes FW40, shows a very different look to 2016’s FW38.

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Reaction Race

Reaction Race is free to download for Apple and Android mobile phones and tablets, and will test your reflexes and precision through five stages of a race. These combine to create a full race challenge, from which you can compare your score against your friends and the rest of the world.

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About

Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, and manufacturing services to deliver energy efficient performance to the motorsport, automotive, defence and healthcare sectors. Working in close collaboration with its customers, Williams Advanced Engineering helps meet the engineering challenges of the 21st century, with its expertise in electrification, aero and thermodynamics, advanced lightweight materials and vehicle integration.

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Operational Performance Consulting

Within Operational Performance Consulting we take the learnings from four decades of success in F1 and help our clients to apply those winning philosophies to their own organisations

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Core Markets

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Foresight Williams

This fund benefits from a unique collaboration between Williams and Foresight Group, combining the technological expertise of Williams Advanced Engineering and Foresight's track record in investment management, of making and exiting investments in UK-based early stage and later stage SMEs

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Jaguar C-X75

Williams Advanced Engineering partnered with Jaguar to create the revolutionary C-X75 hybrid supercar, with a top speed of more than 200mph and 0-60mph in less than three seconds, yet with 50km range on electric drive alone and CO2 emissions of less than 99g/km

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Jaguar C-X75

Williams Advanced Engineering partnered with Jaguar to create the revolutionary C-X75 hybrid supercar, with a top speed of more than 200mph and 0-60mph in less than three seconds, yet with 50km range on electric drive alone and CO2 emissions of less than 99g/km

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NISMO

Williams Advanced Engineering has partnered with Nismo, the performance-orientated brand of Nissan, to work on development of high performance road cars

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Formula E

Williams Advanced Engineering designs and assembles the battery system for the 42 fully-electric cars that compete in the FIA Formula E Championship

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Singer Vehicle Design Announces Details of Client-Commissioned ‘Dynamics and Lightweighting Study’ Undertaken with Williams Advanced Engineering and Other Partners

Singer Vehicle Design Announces Details of Client-Commissioned ‘Dynamics and Lightweighting Study’ Undertaken with Williams Advanced Engineering and Other Partners

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Singer Vehicle Design Announces Details of Client-Commissioned ‘Dynamics and Lightweighting Study’ Undertaken with Williams Advanced Engineering and Other Partners

Singer Vehicle Design Announces Details of Client-Commissioned ‘Dynamics and Lightweighting Study’ Undertaken with Williams Advanced Engineering and Other Partners

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Event Rooms

10 multi-purpose event rooms offering great flexibility for events of up to 200 guests in a modern and inspiring surrounding

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Driver Suites

The Ayrton Senna, Piers Courage and Alan Jones driver suites

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Trophy Room

The Trophy Room houses a selection of the team's prestigious silverware

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Circuit Gallery A

The Monza and Hockenheim meeting rooms

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Circuit Gallery B

The Barcelona, Estoril and Jerez event rooms

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Collection & Tours

Housed in the award-winning Williams Conference Centre is Sir Frank Williams' private Williams Grand Prix Collection, the largest of its kind in the world, spanning the history of the Williams F1 team since 1978

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Exclusive Tours

We offer bespoke tours for 10 or more guests with tailored catering

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School & College Tours

Escorted tour of the Williams Grand Prix Collection, accompanied by an audio-visual commentary of the team's history and the stories behind the cars

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Dining & Celebrations

We not only pride ourselves on the first class facilities and service we offer at the Williams Conference Centre, but also on our 5 star catering. Our in-house caterers offer the highest standard of cuisine, where possible using local organic suppliers and fair-trade produce

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Christmas Celebrations

The Williams Conference Centre provides a winning formula for your Christmas celebrations for up to 160 guests

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Private Dining

As part of the first class facilities and service we offer at the Williams Conference Centre, we pride ourselves on our 5 star catering

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Race Day Hospitality

Hosted at the Williams Conference Centre we offer a unique way to view an F1 race, with a review of qualifying, an exclusive live link up to a team member from the track, followed by the race itself

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Activities

Activities for team building or entertainment include F1 simulators, Batak, giant Scalextric and Pit Stop Challenge

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Car History

Williams Car History

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Guardians of Honour

Williams has an ever-growing catalogue of illustrious Grand Prix cars. Now Jonathan Williams and Dickie Stanford must dovetail this sumptuous history with the high-flying Formula 1 team of today

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1.    INTRODUCTION
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4.    LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
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(a)    you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Williams logos;
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(d)    you do not misrepresent your relationship with the Company (nor any entities within the Company’s group) nor present any other false information about the Company (nor any entities within the Company’s group);
(e)    you do not otherwise use any Williams trade marks displayed on the Website without express written permission from the Company; 
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(g)    your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
4.3    The Company expressly reserves the right to revoke the right granted in clause 4.2 for breach of these terms and to take any action it deems appropriate.
4.4    You shall fully indemnify the Company for any loss or damage suffered by the Company or any of its group companies for breach of clause 4.2.

5.    SHOPS
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6.4    Your registration must contain a valid and operational email address at all times.  If the Company tries to contact you and your email address is not operational, your registration may be terminated.

7.    DISCLAIMER
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8.    SERVICE ACCESS
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8.2    The Company reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website, including your access to it for any reason.
8.3    You will not interfere with the proper working of the Website and will not tamper with, hack into or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, router or any other internet connected device associated with the Website.

9.    LIABILITY
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9.2    Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Company's liability for: 
(a)    death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977; 
(b)    fraud; 
(c)    misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or 
(d)    any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
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10.    GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.