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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Our Partners

Williams has always been a family-run team and the family ethos extends to our partners, who support us every step of the way during the season. Find out more about our Official Team Partners below.

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Our People

Williams is a human capital business, with a wealth of diverse and driven team members all working towards the same goal. Find out more about our people below.

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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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Owen Heaney Wins 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce Owen Heaney, from Imperial College London, as the winner of the 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

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Owen Heaney Wins 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce Owen Heaney, from Imperial College London, as the winner of the 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

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Gallery

Lance and Sergey, Abu Dhabi

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Season Stats
  TEAM POINTS
1 MERCEDES 655
2 FERRARI 571
3 RED BULL 419
4 RENAULT 122
5 HAAS 95
6 MCLAREN 62
7 FORCE INDIA 53
8 SAUBER 47
9 TORO ROSSO 31
10 WILLIAMS 7
eSports

Williams eSports will compete in a range of online sim racing competitions this season. The team’s roster of elite gamers will represent Williams, racing in series and events on multiple platforms during the year.

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About Us

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. The company combines cutting edge technology and the industry’s best engineers, with precision and speed to market derived from four decades of success in the ultra-competitive environment of Formula One.

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What We Do

The core competencies of Williams Advanced Engineering are sector agnostic and do not apply only to motorsport or even automotive. Already this expertise is being applied to sectors as diverse as retail and defence. If a company requires support in any of these areas of competence, the people at Williams Advanced Engineering can provide it.

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Technology and Innovation

The people at Williams are problem solvers, tackling the most complex engineering challenges on a daily basis. Customers come to Williams for help with their new innovations.

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Aerodynamics and Thermodynamics

Williams Advanced Engineering is unique in the desire and capability to apply expertise in high level simulation and aerodynamic know-how from the pinnacle of motor racing to other sectors. Born out of Formula One, working faster than almost anyone else, customers receive an advantage of speed of response and top of the range people, hardware and software providing full aerodynamic services.

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Electrification

Williams Advanced Engineering has created very high performance batteries in the Formula E programme, at the cutting edge of battery performance and management. Formula E is a test bed for electrification and new technologies that is now being transferred into prototype vehicles and road cars in award-winning projects.

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Advanced Lightweight Structures

Williams Advanced Engineering is using its breadth of experience in lightweight materials from Formula One, where lightweighting can make a significant difference on track, and other projects to offer new ideas and solutions to industry.

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Vehicle Programmes

Working with customers, the teams at Williams Advanced Engineering set targets to define the product concept, analyse, evaluate and optimise it, before then real world development refines the result to perfection.

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Specialist Product Delivery

From productions runs of one to the low hundreds, the people at Williams Advanced Engineering are experts in the quality manufacture of high performance products across industry.

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Business Dynamics

Taking lessons from four decades of success in Formula One to help clients apply winning philosophies to their own organisations, Williams Advanced Engineering uses data to setup for success, views regulation changes as an opportunity to gain competitive advantage while combining an understanding of whole system dynamics with detailed analytics, bringing understanding of human performance and developing high performance teams.

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Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund

Launched and managed by Foresight Group, the Fund benefits from a unique collaboration between Williams Advanced Engineering and Foresight Group, combining technological expertise from Williams and Foresight's track record in financial management.

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Simulation

Williams has extensive experience using state-of-the-art simulators in Formula One allowing drivers to prepare more effectively for Grand Prix.

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Working with us

Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group, providing world class capabilities to deliver energy efficient performance to customers and address the challenges of 21st century mobility and sustainability. Williams Advanced Engineering is also constantly searching for more top talent to deliver for the company and its customers.

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Fast Jet and Formula One technology sharing partnership signed between BAE Systems and Williams

A new strategic alliance between BAE Systems and Williams will combine the world-leading capabilities of both companies on product and technology development.

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Fast Jet and Formula One technology sharing partnership signed between BAE Systems and Williams

A new strategic alliance between BAE Systems and Williams will combine the world-leading capabilities of both companies on product and technology development.

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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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Museum & 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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Gift Vouchers

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Activities

A wide range of activities are available at the Williams Conference Centre and can be used for team building and hospitality days or to enhance your events.

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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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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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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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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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RACE CALENDAR

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
58
Circuit Length
5.303km
Race Distance
307.574km
Best Finish
1st - Keke Rosberg (1985), Thierry Boutsen (1989), Nigel Mansell (1994), Damon Hill (1995,1996)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
57
Circuit Length
5.412km
Race Distance
308.238km
Best Finish
4th - Valtteri Bottas (2015)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
56
Circuit Length
5.451km
Race Distance
305.066km
Best Finish
5th - Juan Pablo Montoya (2004), Felipe Massa (2015)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
51
Circuit Length
6.003km
Race Distance
306.049km
Best Finish
3rd - Lance Stroll (2017)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
66
Circuit Length
4.655km
Race Distance
307.104km
Best Finish
1st - Alan Jones (1980), Nigel Mansell (1987, 1991, 1992), Alain Prost (1993), Damon Hill (1994), Jacques Villeneuve (1997), Pastor Maldonado (2012)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
78
Circuit Length
3.337km
Race Distance
260.286km
Best Finish
1st - Carlos Reutemann (1980), Keke Rosberg (1983), Juan Pablo Montoya (2003)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
70
Circuit Length
4.361km
Race Distance
305.270km
Best Finish
1st - Alan Jones (1979, 1980), Nigel Mansell (1986), Thierry Boutsen (1989), Alain Prost (1993), Damon Hill (1996), Ralf Schumacher (2001)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
TBC
Circuit Length
5.842km
Race Distance
TBC
Best Finish
TBC

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
70
Circuit Length
4.326km
Race Distance
306.630km
Best Finish
1st - Alan Jones (1979), Nigel Mansell (1987), Jacques Villeneuve (1997)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
52
Circuit Length
5.891km
Race Distance
306.332km
Best Finish
1st - Clay Regazzoni (1979), Alan Jones (1980), Nigel Mansell (1987, 1991, 1992), Alain Prost (1993), Damon Hill (1994), Jacques Villeneuve (1996, 1997)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
67
Circuit Length
4.574km
Race Distance
306.458km
Best Finish
1st - Alan Jones (1979), Nelson Piquet (1986, 1987), Nigel Mansell (1991, 1992), Alain Prost (1993), Damon Hill (1996), Ralf Schumacher (2001), Juan Pablo Montoya (2003)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
70
Circuit Length
4.381km
Race Distance
306.630km
Best Finish
1st - Nelson Piquet (1986, 1987), Thierry Boutsen (1990), Nigel Mansell (1994), Damon Hill (1993,1995), Jacques Villeneuve (1996, 1997)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
44
Circuit Length
7.004km
Race Distance
308.176km
Best Finish
1st - Carlos Reutemann (1981), Nigel Mansell (1986), Damon Hill (1993,1994)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
53
Circuit Length
5.793km
Race Distance
306.72km
Best Finish
1st - Nelson Piquet (1986, 1987), Nigel Mansell (1991), Damon Hill (1993,1994), Juan Pablo Montoya (2001)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
61
Circuit Length
5.065km
Race Distance
308.828km
Best Finish
5th - Felipe Massa (2014), Valtteri Bottas (2015)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
53
Circuit Length
5.848km
Race Distance
309.745km
Best Finish
3rd - Valtteri Bottas (2014)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
53
Circuit Length
5.807km
Race Distance
307.471km
Best Finish
1st - Riccardo Patrese (1992), Damon Hill (1994,1996)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
56
Circuit Length
5.513km
Race Distance
308.405km
Best Finish
1st - Alan Jones (1980)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
71
Circuit Length
4.304km
Race Distance
305.354km
Best Finish
1st - Nigel Mansell (1987, 1992), Riccardo Patrese (1991)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
52
Circuit Length
5.891km
Race Distance
306.198km
Best Finish
1st - Carlos Reutemann (1981), Nelson Piquet (1986), Nigel Mansell (1992), Damon Hill (1996), Jacques Villeneuve (1997), Juan Pablo Montoya (2004)

RACE STATS

Number of Laps
55
Circuit Length
5.554km
Race Distance
305.355km
Best Finish
2nd - Felipe Massa (2014)
DRIVER TEAM POINTS
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 408
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 320
3 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 251
4 Max Verstappen Red Bull 249
5 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 247
6 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 170
7 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 69
8 Sergio Perez Force India 59
9 Kevin Magnussen Haas 58
10 Carlos Sainz Renault 53
= Esteban Ocon Force India 53
12 Fernando Alonso McLaren 50
13 Charles Leclerc Sauber 39
14 Romain Grosjean Haas 37
15 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso 29
16 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren 12
17 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 8
18 Lance Stroll Williams 6
19 Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso 2
20 Sergey Sirotkin Williams 1
TEAM POINTS
1 Mercedes 655
2 Ferrari 571
3 Red Bull 419
4 Renault 122
5 Haas 95
6 McLaren 62
7 Force India 53
8 Sauber 47
9 Toro Rosso 31
10 Williams 7