Williams FW33 revealed ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ first pictures

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The Williams FW33 has done its first lap at Valencia.

The car is running in an interim livery for the first test session of the year.

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Images ?ι?® Julien Leroy / firstlap.be and Racecar Engineering

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78 comments on Williams FW33 revealed ?σΤιΌΤΗ£ first pictures

  1. Prisoner Monkeys (@prisoner-monkeys) said on 1st February 2011, 10:55

    It’s a very gaunt-looking car. When I look at it, I think of skin pulled tightly over bone. There’s not an ounce of fat on it, but there’s not much meat, either.

  2. Daniel said on 1st February 2011, 11:12

    Nose reminds me a bit of the Walrus design.

    • I came here to post that. In fact, all the teams seem to have gone for a walrus style nose attachment. So even though we all mocked Williams when they first put that on, it must have been (the combination with) the rest of the car that made it slow, rather than the design itself. Interesting to see how that works out this year.

      Perhaps Williams will have a slightly larger database to work from about how that particular nose works and they might be able to work out how it works in combination with the new tyres a tad quicker as a result. A nice thought, although perhaps not entirely realistic, I admit :)

  3. wasiF1 (@wasif1) said on 1st February 2011, 11:33

    Seems like Williams is the only team that is doing live timing.

  4. Prisoner Monkeys (@prisoner-monkeys) said on 1st February 2011, 11:57

    Going by a couple of Twitter feeds, Williams will be running a “retro” livery in 2011. Read into that what you will …

  5. roadie said on 1st February 2011, 12:09

    The whole car is very interesting, especially the rear (or lack of it!). No one here seems to have noticed that the rear suspension connects to the rear wing support!

  6. AndrewTanner (@andrewtanner) said on 1st February 2011, 13:34

    Interesting idea just underneath the air-intake.

  7. thesternowl said on 1st February 2011, 16:05

    The rear wing design looks strikingly similar to the Ferrari…hmmmm.

  8. cookie said on 24th February 2011, 8:49

    Car will be rothmans look o like!

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