On Saturday morning, a few hours before the start of the third Free Practice session for the German Grand Prix, a small broke out in the Williams pit garage. It was apparently caused by a KERS failure. The team was carrying out pit stop practice when the incident occurred. The Williams team, together with the... Continue Reading →
Chavez death to impact Maldonado?
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday after battling with cancer. He was 58 years old. A 7-day period of mourning has been announced for the deceased leader while the country prepares for an election to choose his successor. Pastor Maldonado, winner of the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix for Williams, was a friend of the... Continue Reading →
Williams announces late launch
The Williams Renault FW35 will be launched at the second test in Barcelona on 19 February, the team announced this morning. Williams are thus far the only team to delay the launch of their car until after the first test in Jerez. With only 12 days of pre-season testing available, it makes sense to get... Continue Reading →
Bottas replaces Senna at Williams
The Williams team has announced today that Pastor Maldonado will be partnered by Valtteri Bottas in 2013. It has long been speculated that Bottas would replace Bruno Senna, and today's announcement confirms that Senna is without a drive for next season. Bottas has been the Williams team's test driver since 2010, and in 2012 participated... Continue Reading →