FW06 Vs. FW20

The FW06 was the first car Patrick Head designed for Williams Grand Prix Engneering. Twenty years and 9 constructor’s championships later his latest challenger, the FW20, took to the tracks. How much has Formula One changed in the intervening years? The following table outlines the differences (and any similarities) between the two cars.

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The History of Williams – 1979

Albilad Saudia Racing Team – 75(2) Year Points(Position) Car Driver Chassis Engine 1979 40/53(3) 27 Alan Jones FW06/07 Cosworth V8   29/32(5) 28 Clay Regazzoni Clay Regazzoni joins Alan Jones as the team’s drivers. Break through first win for the team, fittingly, at Silverstone. For the first four races the FW06 is raced. From the Spanish Grand Prix it is […]

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The History of Williams – 1978

Williams Grand Prix Engineering – 11(9) Year Points(Position) Car Driver Chassis Engine 1978 11(11) 27 Alan Jones FW06 Cosworth V8 Year of consolidation. Team runs only one car. Alan Jones joins the team, finishes the season 11th with 11 points. First Patrick Head designed car – the FW06, powered by the ubiquitous Ford Cosworth engine. Team finishes 11th in the […]

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The History of Williams – 1982

TAG Williams Team – 58(4) Year Points(Position) Car Driver Chassis Engine 1982 8(13) 5 Derek Daly FW07C/08 Cosworth V8   6(15) 5 Carlos Reutemann   0(0) 5 Mario Andretti   44(1) 6 Keke Rosberg Alan Jones ‘retires’ to be replaced by up-and-coming Finn Keke Rosberg. Carlos Reutemann remains with the team but unexpectedly retires after only two races. He is […]

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The History of Williams – 1981

Albilad Williams Racing Team – 95(1) Year Points(Position) Car Driver Chassis Engine 1981 46(3) 1 Alan Jones FW07C Cosworth V8   49(2) 2 Carlos Reutemann In an effort to find more grip the team tries out a six-wheeled car. This was to be the first of several tests over the next couple of seasons. The project was finally scrapped when […]

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The History of Williams – 1980

Albilad Williams Racing Team – 120(1) Year Points(Position) Car Driver Chassis Engine 1980 67/71(1) 27 Alan Jones FW07B Cosworth V8   42/51(3) 28 Carlos Reutemann The FOCA/FISA war gave Williams cause for concern. To ensure the team’s livelihood WGPE undertook a special project for Rover – to create the Metro 6R4 rally car. Carlos Reutemann replaces Regazzoni. The team goes […]

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The History of Williams

The Williams ‘Timeline’ shows significant events in the team’s history. From the formation of Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1977, to the move to new headquarters in 1996 and beyond.All in chronological order with relevant links.

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Article Index

The following is a categorised index of (almost) every article contained within The Williams Database. Scroll down the page for articles on Williams Touring Car, Le Mans and other non-F1 related project articles.

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Ground-breaking Bonhams sales to celebrate WilliamsF1’s 28-year history

Bonhams has been appointed by one of the world’s leading Formula One teams, WilliamsF1, to hold a sale at its factory headquarters in Grove, Oxfordshire, on 14 December 2005. A  hand-picked selection of more than 20 of the WilliamsF1’s Reserve Collection of Formula One cars and memorabilia, spanning the company’s entire 28-year history, will be sold. WilliamsF1’s HQ in Oxfordshire […]

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