Williams retain Roy Nissany as official test driver | F1 News by PlanetF1

Roy Nissany will continue in his role as Williams’ official test driver, the team announced on Tuesday. The 26-year-old Israeli driver clocked his first laps in a Williams F1 car in 2019’s post-season Abu Dhabi test. Impressing the team, Williams handed him a test driver role for the 2020 season

Claire Williams admits saying goodbye 'felt horrible' | Planet F1

Claire Williams has admitted her emotional farewell to her family’s Formula 1 team, which marked the end of an era, had “felt horrible”. The deputy team principal’s departure came just weeks after the team her father, Sir Frank, founded in the 1970s had been sold to American investment company Dorilton

Williams hope rule tweaks will floor their rivals | Planet F1

Williams hope new regulations relating to the floor of cars will push them closer to their rivals at the sharp end. Despite failing to score a point in 2020, Williams were still more competitive throughout the season than had been the case the previous year when Robert Kubica had bagged

Williams' gains from 2019 to 2020 'unheard of' in F1 | F1 News by PlanetF1

Nicholas Latifi says Williams’ improvement between the 2019 and 2020 seasons was beyond anything seen before in Formula 1. Williams finished with a zero next to their name in the 2020 Constructors’ Championship, a first for the Grove outfit, but actually their overall performance was well up on their 2019 efforts.

Why a new era for Williams could beckon success

The Williams family bid farewell to close an F1 chapter in 2020, but fresh investment and new leadership offer genuine belief that a revival in form is possible in the future In four decades as a Formula 1 constructor, the Williams family had controlled the team that bears its name.

Williams confirm line-up for Young Driver Test | Planet F1

Roy Nissany has been confirmed for two more Williams F1 drives this year, including the Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi on December 15 alongside Jack Aitken. The 25-year-old Israeli has already driven the FW43 in FP1 for the Spanish and Italian Grands Prix and will complete a hat-trick of

Acting Williams F1 boss Roberts tests positive for COVID-19

Acting Williams Formula 1 team principal Simon Roberts will miss this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul after testing positive for COVID-19. Williams announced on Wednesday evening that Roberts had been retested earlier in the day after showing minor symptoms for COVID-19, having previously returned a negative result on Monday.

Williams race staff isolating after COVID cases | Planet F1

Williams have revealed they will be flying some usually factory-based staff to the Turkish Grand Prix after a number of positive COVID-19 cases. In a statement on their website, the Grove-based Formula 1 team confirmed the different personnel will be on hand at Istanbul Park due to the self-isolation protocols

Williams changes F1 trackside team for Turkey after COVID cases

Williams will make changes to its Formula 1 trackside team personnel for the Turkish Grand Prix after encountering a number of COVID-19 cases at the last two races. All F1 teams are running with reduced on-site personnel numbers through 2020 as part of the FIA’s protocols to run grands prix

Russell says Williams ‘breakthroughs’ boosting team

George Russell believes Williams’s recent “breakthroughs” with its 2020 Formula 1 car can put it on the front foot in the fight against rivals Alfa Romeo and Haas. Williams has failed to score a point so far this season and sits at the bottom of the constructors’ championship, but has