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    Motorsports: Williams apologizes to drivers, fans, for botched 'team orders'
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    For the second year in a row, the Malaysian Grand Prix ended in a controversy over team orders - the commands from teams ordering teammates to let each other pass for positions. Whereas last year's fiasco surrounded Red Bull Racing, Williams is now under the microscope following last weekend's ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2014 Malaysian F1 Grand Prix [spoilers]
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    The Malaysian Grand Prix is always one of the jokers on the Formula One calendar: you know it's going to rain during the weekend, but you don't know when. This year it began during qualifying, the dammed up clouds over the Sepang track dumping their reservoirs just before Q1 and causing a ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2014 Australian Grand Prix quietly opens the new F1 era [spoilers] [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo has been disqualified by race officials for breaking Article 5.1.4 of the Formula 1 Technical Regulations. Put more simply, his car consumed too much fuel over the course of the race. Red Bull has appealed the decision, claiming that readings from the ...

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    Motorsports: Martini Racing officially returns to F1 with Williams
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    As a car culture, we throw the word "iconic" too much, but if there's anything it has ever applied to – when it comes to racing liveries especially – surely it's the legendary stripes of Martini Racing. The Italian vermouth brand has sponsored everything from Porsche endurance racers ...

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    Featured: Why all of this year's F1 noses are so ugly [w/video]
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    If you're a serious fan of Formula One, you already know all about The Great Nosecone Conundrum of 2014. Those given to parsing each year's F1 regulations predicted the strong possibility of the so-called "anteater" noses as far back as early December 2013. Highly suggestive visual evidence first ...

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    Motorsports: Felipe Massa moves to Williams F1 for 2014
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    With Ferrari pairing Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen, Formula One's annual game of musical chairs had, so far, left Brazilian veteran and 2013 Ferrari driver Felipe Massa without a team. Fortunately for Massa's fans, he's found a ride for next season, inking a three-year contract with Williams ...

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    Report: Williams developing hybrid system for next Nissan GT-R?
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    Back in June, Nissan announced a new partnership with Williams that would see the Formula One team's applied sciences division help develop a new line of Nismo performance models. It's not the only agreement Renault-Nissan has signed with an F1 team: Infiniti is the title sponsor for Red Bull and ...

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    Rumormill: Ross Brawn buying his way into Williams?
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    Some team principals in Formula One are employed by the teams they run, and some own part of them. Ross Brawn is one who has moved from one category to the other and then back again, but could be looking to get back in on team ownership. Rumors circulating the paddock at Monza during this ...

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    Rumormill: 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo to hit 60 mph in 2 seconds?
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    Here's your daily dose of incredulity – AutoExpress is reporting the 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo will hit 60 miles per hour in two seconds. Okay. The report comes from an unnamed source that AE spoke with at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and would mean that the GT-R Nismo, a car that will ...

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    Official: Williams F1 to run Mercedes engines next season
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    The game of Formula One musical engine bays continues with the announcement that Williams F1 has signed a long-term deal to switch to Mercedes engines from 2014, bringing Williams' partnership with Renault to a close after just two years. Williams will get the 1.6-liter turbocharged V6 and KERS ...

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    Motorsports: Williams FW35 revealed in Barcelona [w/video]
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    The last Formula One car to be revealed for the 2013 season, the Williams FW35, is here. Unveiled at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona before the second pre-season test, the FW35 is – like every other car on the grid – an evolution of last year's car. Both team drivers Pastor ...

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    Official: Six-wheeled F1 cars set for Goodwood reunion
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    Back in the late 1970s, several Formula One teams were experimenting with six-wheeled F1 cars. The idea was to reduce drag and increase downforce while improving traction – they did, after all, manage to increase the contact surface of rubber to road while decreasing the height of the ...

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    Report: Topiary Williams F1 car wins flower show gold
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    An unusual topiary sculpture took the top honors at this year's Chelsea Flower Show in London. It took King & Co. a full seven years to grow these bushes into a replica of a Williams F1 car, including a full standing pit crew. Owner Paul King said he wasn't entirely sure the design would be ...

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    Video: Dramatic garage fire clouds Williams celebration at Spanish Grand Prix
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    Yesterday's Spanish Grand Prix was an enormous cause for celebration for Williams. The Formula One team that was once at the very top of its game hadn't won a race since 2004, but it broke that losing streak when Pastor Maldonado claimed the checkered flag for the team against Fernando Alonso and ...

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    Official: Williams signs female test driver Susie Wolff
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    In as male-dominated a sport as motor racing, women drivers are still a rarity – but not without their exceptions. Danica Patrick has become a household name in IndyCar and NASCAR, Vanina Ickx (daughter of legendary F1 driver Jacky) has contested Le Mans seven times, Sabine Schmitz is rightly ...

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    Official: Adam Parr steps down as chairman of Williams
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    Williams without Frank Williams just wouldn't be Williams, but the elderly, wheelchair-bound founder of the eponymous Formula One team knows he can't be running things forever. That's where Adam Parr came in, but now he's on his way out. Parr joined Williams back in 2006 as chief executive ...

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    Official: Williams aims to restore former glory with new FW34
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    If there's ever been an example of a hero fallen from grace, surely it's Williams. Once dominant in Formula 1, it's been relegated to "also ran" status, but the privateer entry is intent on clawing its way back up to the top. Williams has infused its management, technical staff and its driver ...

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    Official: Bruno Senna signs with Williams F1
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    Formula One is no stranger to motion. But as fast as these drivers in their cars move during the regular season, it's in the off-season when things really get shaken up. Drivers change teams. Teams change names. Personnel come and go. Contracts are signed and terminated. But while most of the top ...

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    Official: Williams announces resignation of Patrick Head
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    Those outside of Formula One circles may not recognize the name Patrick Head, but rest assured just the same that his departure from the Williams team marks the end of an era. Head co-founded the team together with Frank Williams in 1977 and was instrumental in all of the outfit's many ...

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    Followup: Sam Michael cleared to start at McLaren
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    Staff changes take place all the time in Formula 1. And since every team is working pretty much from the same talent pool, staff members are bound to rotate between teams. Typically the top talents are share between the top teams: a list that in recent years has comprised of outfits like Ferrari, ...

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