Williams F1 is a motor racing team and constructor based at Grove, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Debuting in 1975, its performance in F1 was noteworthy. Till date, it has won seven Constructors' Championships. However, in recent years, its performance has not been that good.
Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima are the race drivers of Williams
Formula 1 team. Nicolas Hülkenberg is the test driver. Chassis used
is Williams FW30 and the engine used currently is Toyota RVX-08.
Williams in F1
First season of Williams in Formula One was 1975. The team has emerged
victorious in nine world championships. In 1975, six constructors'
championship points gave them ninth position. Williams Grand Prix
Engineering founded in 1978. Williams achieved their first Formula One
victory at the British Grand Prix in 1979. Alan Jones won the drivers'
championship and Williams took the constructors' title in 1980. Frank
Williams, the team owner, was seriously injured in a car accident in
1986. However, he continued to lead the team. Williams won both drivers'
and constructors' titles in 1992. Alain Prost of Williams won his fourth
drivers' championship in 1993. The team won the constructor's
championship in 1994. However, the mood was somber because of the death
of Ayrton Senna.
Year 1996 was quite successful for Senna. Damon Hill won the drivers'
championship for Williams and the team took their eighth constructors'
title. Jacques Villeneuve won the driver's championship in 1997.
Williams grabbed the constructor's title for the ninth time. In some
subsequent years, Williams failed to pose any serious challenge to the
dominant Ferrari team. In 2003, Williams finished second to Ferrari in
the standings. Williams got victory in Brazil Grand Prix in 2004. In
2005, both drivers of Williams reached podiums in Monaco Grand Prix.
Williams was disappointing in 2006. The team's performance improved in
2007, but it failed to grab any title.
Williams F1 team has won several a championship in F1. However, in recent years, its performance has not been that impressive. Know more about Williams F1 team here.