About

Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning grands prix for more than three decades.

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Our Partners

Williams has always been a family-run team and the family ethos extends to our partners, who support us every step of the way during the season. Find out more about our Official Team Partners below.

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Our People

Williams is a human capital business, with a wealth of diverse and driven team members all working towards the same goal. Find out more about our people below.

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Our History

Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd is founded by Frank Williams and an ambitious British engineer called Patrick Head. The company is based in an empty carpet warehouse in Didcot, Oxfordshire, and enters a purchased March chassis in order to compete in F1 during the latter half of the season.

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Owen Heaney Wins 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce Owen Heaney, from Imperial College London, as the winner of the 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

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Owen Heaney Wins 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce Owen Heaney, from Imperial College London, as the winner of the 2018 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

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Gallery

Lance and Sergey, Abu Dhabi

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Season Stats
  TEAM POINTS
1 MERCEDES 655
2 FERRARI 571
3 RED BULL 419
4 RENAULT 122
5 HAAS 95
6 MCLAREN 62
7 FORCE INDIA 53
8 SAUBER 47
9 TORO ROSSO 31
10 WILLIAMS 7
eSports

Williams eSports will compete in a range of online sim racing competitions this season. The team’s roster of elite gamers will represent Williams, racing in series and events on multiple platforms during the year.

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About Us

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. The company combines cutting edge technology and the industry’s best engineers, with precision and speed to market derived from four decades of success in the ultra-competitive environment of Formula One.

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What We Do

The core competencies of Williams Advanced Engineering are sector agnostic and do not apply only to motorsport or even automotive. Already this expertise is being applied to sectors as diverse as retail and defence. If a company requires support in any of these areas of competence, the people at Williams Advanced Engineering can provide it.

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Technology and Innovation

The people at Williams are problem solvers, tackling the most complex engineering challenges on a daily basis. Customers come to Williams for help with their new innovations.

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Aerodynamics and Thermodynamics

Williams Advanced Engineering is unique in the desire and capability to apply expertise in high level simulation and aerodynamic know-how from the pinnacle of motor racing to other sectors. Born out of Formula One, working faster than almost anyone else, customers receive an advantage of speed of response and top of the range people, hardware and software providing full aerodynamic services.

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Electrification

Williams Advanced Engineering has created very high performance batteries in the Formula E programme, at the cutting edge of battery performance and management. Formula E is a test bed for electrification and new technologies that is now being transferred into prototype vehicles and road cars in award-winning projects.

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Advanced Lightweight Structures

Williams Advanced Engineering is using its breadth of experience in lightweight materials from Formula One, where lightweighting can make a significant difference on track, and other projects to offer new ideas and solutions to industry.

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Vehicle Programmes

Working with customers, the teams at Williams Advanced Engineering set targets to define the product concept, analyse, evaluate and optimise it, before then real world development refines the result to perfection.

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Specialist Product Delivery

From productions runs of one to the low hundreds, the people at Williams Advanced Engineering are experts in the quality manufacture of high performance products across industry.

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Business Dynamics

Taking lessons from four decades of success in Formula One to help clients apply winning philosophies to their own organisations, Williams Advanced Engineering uses data to setup for success, views regulation changes as an opportunity to gain competitive advantage while combining an understanding of whole system dynamics with detailed analytics, bringing understanding of human performance and developing high performance teams.

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Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund

Launched and managed by Foresight Group, the Fund benefits from a unique collaboration between Williams Advanced Engineering and Foresight Group, combining technological expertise from Williams and Foresight's track record in financial management.

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Simulation

Williams has extensive experience using state-of-the-art simulators in Formula One allowing drivers to prepare more effectively for Grand Prix.

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Working with us

Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group, providing world class capabilities to deliver energy efficient performance to customers and address the challenges of 21st century mobility and sustainability. Williams Advanced Engineering is also constantly searching for more top talent to deliver for the company and its customers.

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Fast Jet and Formula One technology sharing partnership signed between BAE Systems and Williams

A new strategic alliance between BAE Systems and Williams will combine the world-leading capabilities of both companies on product and technology development.

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Fast Jet and Formula One technology sharing partnership signed between BAE Systems and Williams

A new strategic alliance between BAE Systems and Williams will combine the world-leading capabilities of both companies on product and technology development.

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Event Rooms

10 multi-purpose event rooms offering great flexibility for events of up to 200 guests in a modern and inspiring surrounding

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Driver Suites

The Ayrton Senna, Piers Courage and Alan Jones driver suites

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Trophy Room

The Trophy Room houses a selection of the team's prestigious silverware

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Circuit Gallery A

The Monza and Hockenheim meeting rooms

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Circuit Gallery B

The Barcelona, Estoril and Jerez event rooms

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Museum & Tours

Housed in the award-winning Williams Conference Centre is Sir Frank Williams' private Williams Grand Prix Collection, the largest of its kind in the world, spanning the history of the Williams F1 team since 1978

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Gift Vouchers

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Activities

A wide range of activities are available at the Williams Conference Centre and can be used for team building and hospitality days or to enhance your events.

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Race Day Hospitality

Hosted at the Williams Conference Centre we offer a unique way to view an F1 race, with a review of qualifying, an exclusive live link up to a team member from the track, followed by the race itself

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Dining & Celebrations

We not only pride ourselves on the first class facilities and service we offer at the Williams Conference Centre, but also on our 5 star catering. Our in-house caterers offer the highest standard of cuisine, where possible using local organic suppliers and fair-trade produce

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Private Dining

As part of the first class facilities and service we offer at the Williams Conference Centre, we pride ourselves on our 5 star catering

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Car History

Williams Car History

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Guardians Of Honour

Williams has an ever-growing catalogue of illustrious Grand Prix cars. Now Jonathan Williams and Dickie Stanford must dovetail this sumptuous history with the high-flying Formula 1 team of today

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Serkey Sirotkin, Williams F1 Factory, Grove, Oxfordshire
Sergey Sirotkin

Nationality: Russian
Born: 27th August 1995
Job description: 2018 Race Driver, Williams
Height: 1.84m
Weight: 71kg

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2018 - Race Driver for Williams

2017 - Third and Reserve Driver, Renault Sport F1 Team

2017 - Le Mans 24 Hours, 17th in LMP2 class

2016 - Test Driver, Renault Sport F1 Team

2016 - GP2 Series, 3rd overall: 2 wins, 8 podiums

2015 - GP2 Series, 3rd overall: 1 win, 5 podiums, highest-placed rookie

2014 - Test Driver, Sauber F1 Team

2014 - Formula Renault 3.5, 5th overall: 1 win, 4 podiums

2013 - Formula Renault 3.5, 9th overall: 2 podiums

2012 - Auto GP World Series, 3rd overall: 2 wins, 9 podiums

2011 - Formula Abarth Italy, 2nd overall: 2 wins, 9 podiums

2011 - Formula Abarth European Champion: 5 wins, 10 podiums

2010 - Debut in single-seaters

2002 - 2010 - Karting: multiple title winner

Born in Moscow, Sergey developed a love for motorsport from the outset and started karting aged seven. By age 11, he had claimed his first of many karting championships. Three years later in 2010, Sergey made his debut in single seaters and by the following season, had become champion and vice champion of the European and Italian Formula Abarth championships. Despite being at an early stage of his career, Sergey made the jump to bigger, more powerful cars and accumulated several race wins and podiums in the Auto GP and Renault 3.5 championships. It wasn’t long before Sergey found himself on the radar of several Formula One teams, with Sauber the first to sign him as a Test Driver in 2014, aged just 19, the same year that he be became part of the SMP Racing programme.

The following year, Sergey left Sauber and concentrated on his debut season in GP2, Formula One’s support series. What followed was an outstanding campaign with Sergey finishing as the highest-placed rookie with one win and five podiums.

In 2016, Renault Sport F1 signed Sergey as its Test Driver whilst he dovetailed his duties with a second year in GP2, which saw him finish third with two wins and eight podiums, earning him several FP1 outings with the French manufacturer. In 2017, aside from making his sportscar debut in a one-off appearance at the Le Mans 24 Hours, Sergey concentrated his full efforts on a comprehensive Formula One programme which saw him take part in four FP1 sessions as well as two tests in current F1 machinery, to provide him with valuable mileage ahead of 2018.

Joining Formula One as an official race team driver, marks Sergey’s progress to the highest level of the SMP Racing programme, which develops Russian drivers from karting through every level of circuit racing.