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[17 Jan 2012 | 9 Comments | 1,882 views]
Williams Turn To Senna – Why?

If you believed the rumours, just three months ago Williams were finalising a deal with former World Champion, Kimi Raikonnen. Three months later, and with the Finn now firmly ensconced at Lotus, it’s Bruno Senna who will partner Pastor Maldonado. How the mighty seem to have fallen.

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[18 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | 1,513 views]
Mid-Grid Teams Qualifying Analysis

I’ve taken a look at the qualifying performance of three of the teams occupying mid-field positions, Williams, Toro Rosso and Force India. Has their development rate kept pace with the front runners as Team Lotus seems to have done, or are they falling further behind?

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[29 Nov 2011 | 12 Comments | 3,141 views]
Is Kimi Raikkonen The Right Man?

This weekend, the media cooled on the Kimi Raikkonen to Williams rumours – Raikonnen-Renault becoming the new flavour of the month and sure enough, this morning the Finn was confirmed as a Renault, or Lotus as it will be, driver next year. I actually thought Raikkonen was the wrong man for Williams as they try to pick up the team from a terrible season, anyway. However, with Renault suffering a similarly turbulent second half of the year, I wonder if the same will be in store for Lotus next year.

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[19 Nov 2011 | 7 Comments | 2,997 views]
Trouble At Williams

Earlier this week, more questions were asked about PDVSA’s sponsorship of the Williams team. With a Venezuelan congress into the deal ongoing, congressman, Carlos Ramos wrote to Williams to request further details of the deal. According to Venezuelan law, no public money can be committed to such projects without the approval of the Venezuelan Congress, and as a publicly owned company, that includes PDVSA…

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[3 Nov 2011 | 7 Comments | 812 views]
Caption This… #40

After a brief break, Caption This… is back and this week, Pastor Maldonado seems to be looking for something in India. Possibly he’s looking for the announcement that his team mate for next year will be Finnish but it doesn’t seem to be in India. Anyway, we’re looking for captions for this picture – keep it clean please! Without further ado, over to you: ladies and gentlemen, start your brains… captions please!

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[6 May 2011 | 3 Comments | 2,997 views]
Williams, Jaguar and Tata

While Williams F1 are in turmoil, with the team struggling near the back of the midfield and a major restructuring of the management in progress, one significant member of the team was missing today – Sir Frank himself. Instead, the team’s founder was in London for Jaguar’s big announcement. Jaguar has decided that it will launch the remarkable C-X75 concept car as a limited-edition, £700,000 hybrid supercar to rival the Bugatti Veyron – and it is enlisting the aid of the Williams F1 team to do it.

As it happens, a …