Gulf Fan Livery winner revealed after closely fought final

Published on
11 Jul 2023
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3 Min

And the winner is…

Together with our friends at Gulf, we are delighted to reveal the winner of the highly anticipated Gulf Fan Livery Vote.
Following an intense battle and an incredibly hard-fought final round, the ‘Bolder than Bold’ design will be showcased on Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant’s FW45s at the Singapore, Japan and Qatar Grands Prix this year, promising an adrenaline-fuelled spectacle at the trio of races.
The Gulf Fan Livery Vote offered fans worldwide the opportunity to shape history by selecting their favourite livery design from an eye-catching line-up of four themes: Heritage, Bolder than Bold, Visionary, and Contemporary.
In an extremely closely fought final round, with votes cast from all four corners of the world, the winning Gulf Fan Livery emerged as ‘Bolder than Bold’, edging ‘Heritage’ with 51.9% of the votes.
Bolder than Bold is the Gulf Fan Livery winner
This livery celebrates the boldness of those determined to make their mark, keep progressing and pushing boundaries. It embodies more than just being brave, heroic, or fearless. It represents an unwavering commitment to never giving up and always approaching challenges with confidence. Williams Racing and Gulf share a resolute belief in being bold on and off the track.
"This competition was an incredible opportunity for our fans to actively engage and shape the visual identity of our team,” said James Vowles, Williams Racing Team Principal.
"The winning design encapsulates the essence of the Gulf and Williams Racing partnership, reflecting on the past but building on our future.
"This livery will create a defining moment when it takes to the track later in the season.”
An enormous 180,000 votes were cast across the closely fought three rounds, which celebrates the spirit of two iconic motorsport brands and is poised to deliver an historic moment on the track later on this season.
“We are extremely proud of our partnership with Williams Racing and this livery is marking an iconic moment in motorsport history,” added Mike Jones, CEO, Gulf Oil International.
“The campaign has been a huge success and sparked excitement for both Gulf and Williams fans alike.
“Providing the fans with the power to control this competition has hugely influenced the results.
“Gulf’s iconic colours have created four incredible liveries with one standout winner chosen by the fans, Bolder than Bold, which will now be inscribed into Gulf’s rich motorsport history.”
Before making its thrilling debut later this season, the winning livery will be showcased at the renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed. From 13-16 July 2023, the Williams Racing stand at Goodwood will proudly exhibit the FW45 show car adorned in ‘Bolder than Bold’, granting fans and motorsport enthusiasts an up-close encounter.
The fan-centric journey will continue as, together with Gulf, we will unveil exclusive behind-the-scenes content, showcasing the craftsmanship that will bring the design to life. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as ‘Bolder than Bold’ roars to life under the night lights of Singapore and beyond.
Bolder than Bold
Explore the triumphant Gulf Fan Livery, Bolder than Bold, with our FW45 AR Filter. Discover every fine detail of the design before it runs in Singapore, Japan and Qatar.
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