Frank Williams articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Susie Wolff joins Williams as development driver 11th April 2012, 10:19

Williams has announced DTM racer Susie Wolff has become one of the team’s development drivers.

Frank Williams steps down from board at Williams Grand Prix 2nd March 2012, 10:55

Williams founder Sir Frank Williams will step down from the board at his team at the end of the month.

Whitmarsh and Domenicali tell Williams: “sign Raikkonen” 11th November 2011, 19:09

“I am sure he hasn?t lost the capability to thrill us in Formula 1.”

25 years ago today: Senna beats Mansell by 0.01s 13th April 2011, 7:24

The 1986 Spanish Grand Prix witnessed one of the closest finishes in F1 history.

Williams planning stock market flotation 21st January 2011, 11:51

Williams say they are planning a public share issue on the stock market.

Adam Parr becomes Williams chairman, team confirm Cosworths again in 2011 8th July 2010, 18:34

Frank Williams is to hand over day-to-day responsibility of the team he founded to chief executive officer Adam Parr. Williams will remain team principal and the majority shareholder in his team. Williams have also confirmed they will continue using Cosworth engines in 2011.

No launch for Williams FW32 12th January 2010, 13:14

Williams have confirmed they will not hold an official launch for their 2010 F1 car. The Cosworth-powered car, likely to be called FW32, will make its debut at the first F1 test of 2010 at Valencia on February 1st. With the plan for a joint launch in Valencia having failed some teams are skipping ‘launch […]

BMW’s win vindicates split from Williams 26th June 2008, 12:30

What must Frank Williams have thought when Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld gave BMW its first win and first one-two at the Canadian Grand Prix three weeks ago? Since BMW left Williams in 2005 the Munich marque has grown in strength while progress at Williams has been painfully slow by comparison.

Kubica, Schumacher and Hamilton: Why they are ‘the ones who got away’ 11th June 2008, 11:00

Robert Kubica scored his maiden Grand Prix win for BMW this weekend. But if someone at Renault had been paying better attention four years ago he could have been driving for them instead. He’s not the only top driver to have slipped through the fingers of a top team early in his career. For a […]

2008: Williams 5th March 2008, 7:00

There’s a buzz around Williams as the new season approaches but team boss Frank Williams isn’t getting carried away: I don’t subscribe to what the press has said. Our competitors around us, of which there are many, are just as competitive. Is he being cautious or pessimistic?