Williams-Mercedes News

Paddy Lowe, Mercedes Technical Executive Director looks on in the team garage during practice for the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on March 27, 2015
Paddy Lowe eyes 'faster car' for Williams in 2018
Paddy Lowe says that he is focused on making the Williams a "faster car" for 2018.
Nov 17, 10:24
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll not listening to 'haters'
Lance Stroll says that he would give himself "8.5 out of 10" for his rookie season in Formula 1.
Nov 17, 10:20
Paddy Lowe, Mercedes Technical Executive Director looks on in the team garage during practice for the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on March 27, 2015
Paddy Lowe: 'Robert Kubica strong option for Williams test'
Paddy Lowe says that Robert Kubica is "definitely a strong option" to get the green light for a test in Abu Dhabi.
Nov 14, 07:58
Robert Kubica of Poland talks to the media during Day Two of the WRC Australia on September 13, 2014
Abu Dhabi test for Robert Kubica not yet confirmed
A test for Robert Kubica in Abu Dhabi is not quite set in stone.
Nov 13, 08:14
General view of start of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo Brazil on November 9 2014
Sao Paulo mayor plays down Formula 1 violence
Sao Paulo mayor Joao Doria plays down the violence that marred this year's Brazilian Grand Prix.
Nov 13, 08:07
Robert Kubica in the regrouping of Corte during day one of the WRC France on October 2, 2015
Robert Kubica set for post-Abu Dhabi Williams test
Robert Kubica looks set to get yet another chance to prove himself at the wheel of a Formula 1 car.
Nov 12, 10:02
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Williams not rushing to announce driver
Williams are not close to ending the wait over the identity of their second driver for 2018.
Nov 11, 17:01
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein admits Williams 'only option' for 2018
Pascal Wehrlein admits that Williams are his last hope of staying on the Formula 1 grid for 2018.
Nov 10, 09:52
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa set for 'sabbatical' year in 2018
Felipe Massa says it is possible he will take a "sabbatical" next year before returning to motor racing in 2019.
Nov 8, 13:59
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Williams admit Daniil Kvyat in running for 2018 seat
Williams confirm that Daniil Kvyat could be in the running for a 2018 seat.
Oct 30, 07:53
Pascal Wehrlein arrives in the paddock before final practice for the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 19, 2015
Pascal Wehrlein set to lose Mercedes backing?
Pascal Wehrlein could be set to lose the backing of Mercedes.
Oct 23, 07:50
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa: 'No talks with other teams'
Felipe Massa admits that he will leave Formula 1 completely if Williams oust him.
Oct 21, 09:36
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa interested in Liberty Media role
Felipe Massa says that he would be interested in a role with Liberty Media once his F1 career ends.
Oct 20, 09:19
Paddy Lowe, Mercedes Technical Executive Director looks on in the team garage during practice for the Malaysia Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang Circuit on March 27, 2015
Paddy Lowe not commenting on Robert Kubica test
Paddy Lowe is remaining quiet about Robert Kubica's chances of joining Williams in 2018.
Oct 18, 15:07
Robert Kubica in the regrouping of Corte during day one of the WRC France on October 2, 2015
Paddy Lowe: 'Williams to keep Robert Kubica test news private'
Williams are not releasing information about Robert Kubica's test that took place at Silverstone this week.
Oct 13, 07:37
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa: 'Professional Williams team would keep me'
Felipe Massa suggests that he is unhappy with the Williams team.
Oct 9, 08:05
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa questions Robert Kubica-Paul di Resta 'shootout'
Felipe Massa questions the wisdom of Williams's apparent decision to hold a 'shootout' test between Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta.
Oct 6, 07:09
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Pascal Wehrlein a contender for Williams seat'
Pascal Wehrlein emerges as a fourth candidate to become Lance Stroll's teammate at Williams next year.
Oct 5, 12:28
Robert Kubica in the regrouping of Corte during day one of the WRC France on October 2, 2015
Robert Kubica, Paul Di Resta in Williams 'shootout' test
Robert Kubica will test for the Williams team later this month, amid reports that he is a contender to replace Felipe Massa next year.
Oct 4, 10:24
Robert Kubica in the regrouping of Corte during day one of the WRC France on October 2, 2015
Robert Kubica not denying Williams rumours
Robert Kubica does not deny speculation that he is now in the running for the Williams race seat for 2018.
Sep 26, 12:56
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur admits Marcus Ericsson could leave Sauber
Frederic Vasseur says that Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein is still in the running to stay at Sauber next year.
Sep 25, 16:59
Jolyon Palmer of Renault in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Father admits Jolyon Palmer eyeing Williams seat
Jolyon Palmer's father confirms that the 26-year-old is eyeing a switch to Williams for 2018.
Sep 18, 08:22
Claire Williams smiles as she walks through the paddock after practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 10, 2015
Pregnant Claire Williams to miss last races of 2017
Team boss Claire Williams will not attend any more races in 2017.
Sep 4, 09:58
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa not ruling out Formula E switch
Felipe Massa is not ruling out a switch to Formula E in the future.
Sep 1, 19:31
Claire Williams smiles as she walks through the paddock after practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 10, 2015
Williams deny 2018 Fernando Alonso talks
Williams play down reports that they are close to signing up Fernando Alonso for 2018.
Aug 31, 08:41
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa recovers from Hungary illness
Felipe Massa looks to be on track for his return to action after the August break.
Aug 11, 08:37
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll and father join Formula 1 'silly season'
Lance Stroll could be a surprise protagonist in this year's F1 'silly season'.
Aug 8, 11:17
Force India's Scottish driver Paul di Resta stands in the pits during the first practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on August 23, 2013
Williams consider Paul di Resta for 2018 seat
Paul di Resta enters the running to race for Williams in 2018.
Aug 4, 10:51
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Lance Stroll admits Williams looking to 2018
Lance Stroll says that Williams are already working on their 2018 car.
Jul 28, 11:39
Alain Prost pictured on June 27, 2015
Alain Prost: 'Only judge Lance Stroll in 2018'
Quadruple world champion Alain Prost defends F1's teen rookie Lance Stroll.
Jul 27, 13:01
Claire Williams smiles as she walks through the paddock after practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 10, 2015
Williams not ready for 2018 driver topic
Williams are not yet ready to show their hand regarding their driver lineup for 2018.
Jul 24, 12:30
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve confirms Williams spat
Jacques Villeneuve confirms his spat with his former F1 team Williams.
Jul 24, 12:17
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa wants to stay at Williams
Felipe Massa says that he is happy to stay at Williams in 2018.
Jul 14, 11:08
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Williams: 'Ferlipe Massa could stay in 2018'
Felipe Massa could stay in Formula 1 beyond the end of this year, according to Claire Williams.
Jul 7, 21:59
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve: 'Lance Stroll's private testing not fair'
Jacques Villeneuve hits out at the private testing programme being enjoyed this year by controversial F1 rookie Lance Stroll.
Jul 5, 13:37
Jacques Villeneuve pictured on May 17, 2014
Jacques Villeneuve not sorry for Lance Stroll criticism
Jacques Villeneuve refuses to apologise for his harsh outspokenness about his countryman Lance Stroll's performance in F1 this year.
Jul 5, 13:27