Reading List

The following is just a very small selection of Williams related books and videos. Some of these are current and others will have been out-of-print for some years. The rating will give you some idea of whether it is worth searching out a copy. If you want to order any of the books shown here you can do so through […]

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Where Are They Now?

Introduction Over their twenty year history Williams Grand Prix Engineering have built many chassis for race, test and experimental purposes. These have ranged from the all-conquering FW14B, which was bristling with technological gizmos, to the ground breaking six-wheeler, the FW08D. A conservative estimate would put the total number of chassis built at around a total of 80, based on four […]

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FW07C/FW08D (Six Wheelers)

Over the years, in an effort to remain ahead of the competition, there have been a number of technical advances which have stretched the rules to the very limit, such as Brabhams ‘Fan Car’. Many have never made it off the drawing board, others have, only to be banned, after contesting only one race in the case of the fan […]

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The Williams Museum – Didcot

Standing next to the old Williams factory at Basil Hill Road, stood an anonymous looking, white, cubed, building, owing more for it’s design to Tate & Lyle than Sir Christopher Wren. Within it’s walls it housed two things: The Williams Conference Centre and Grand Prix Collection. Collection always seemed such an inadequate word for the riches that were held within […]

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Williams’ First Grand Prix Victory

Looking back, it wasn’t Clay Regazzoni’s victory which I remember as much as Alan Jones’s qualifying lap. Even now, I can still feel the roughness of the breeze block wall on which I was sitting on the inside of the Woodcote chicane when my new Tissot stopwatch clocked Jonesy at an unbelievable time. I looked to one side, and there […]

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