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Williams F1 team seeks compensation after loose drain cover wrecks car

Rookie George Russell hits dislodged manhole in Azerbaijan GP practice

Rookie George Russell hits dislodged manhole in Azerbaijan GP practice.

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Felipe Massa unretires, returns to Williams in F1's silliest silly season on record

And it's all Nico Rosberg's fault.

Can we get a "Good Guy Massa" meme, please?

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Mark Webber to retire at end of FIA WEC season

The current Australian, former Formula One Driver, is hanging up the helmet.

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Brazilian F1 driver Felipe Massa to retire at end of 2016 season

The 35-year old Brazilian hangs up his helmet after 14 years in F1.

Since entering F1, Massa competed in 242 races and won 11.

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Jaguar returns to open-wheel racing with Formula E team [w/video]

Jaguar is returning to open-wheel racing, going all-electric with a new FIA Formula E Championship car in partnership with Williams.

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Kimi out, Bottas in at Ferrari?

After a tough start to the season and a disappointing 2014, Ferrari may be preparing to swap out Kimi Raikkonen for countryman Valtteri Bottas.

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Williams F1 suits up for pitstop

Williams Martini F1 celebrated its new partnership with London clothier Hackett by outfitting its pit crew with a set of the company's handsome suits.

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Williams apologizes to drivers, fans, for botched 'team orders'

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 race.

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Martini to return to F1 with Williams

One of the most iconic names in racing is returning to the sport's pinnacle series. Martini and its distinctive livery will be teaming with the Williams Formula One team for the 2014 season, marking its return to the sport after an all-to-brief stint with Ferrari from 2006 to 2008. Even in those three short seasons, Martini wasn't a named sponsor, occupying a small place on the Scuderia's cars.

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Felipe Massa moves to Williams F1 for 2014

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 F1 that should allow his 11-year career in the top flight of open-wheel racing to carry on, according to a report from BBC Sport.

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Williams F1 to run Mercedes engines next season

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 from Mercedes, but will use an in-house gearbox.

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Williams FW35 revealed in Barcelona [w/video]

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 Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas have said the car is a big step up from last year in overall driveability and "rear-end cornering grip."

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Europe's legendary Renault Clio Williams poised for 2014 return

As soon as the Williams Formula 1 team inked an engine supply deal with Renault in 2011, auto journos salivated at the thought of a new Renault Clio Williams. (This was after the return of Gordini, during the rumors of the return of Alpine, before the rumors of the Initiale brand, and long before the new Clio was introduced.) The original Clio Williams arrived in 1993 to celebrate Nigel Mansell's 1992 F1 World Championship in his Williams-Renault. In fact, Williams had nothing to do with the hat

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Topiary Williams F1 car wins flower show gold

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.

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Dramatic garage fire clouds Williams celebration at Spanish Grand Prix

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 Kimi Raikkonen and against all odds. But the celebrations in the team's garage were cut short when a massive fire broke out just after the race.

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Adam Parr steps down as chairman of Williams

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.

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Williams aims to restore former glory with new FW34

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.

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Coughlan promoted to technical chief as Raikkonen rumors circle at Williams

As fast as tarmac and competing drivers can vanish behind you in Formula One racing, so can the unfortunate events of the past. In some cases, anyway. Flavio Briatore may still be banned from the sport due to his involvement in the Crashgate debacle, but Mike Coughlan is making short business of putting his scandal behind him, and returning to F1 racing in a big way.

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Waltrip, Williams racing teams settle lawsuit out of court

Racing fans on either side of the Atlantic may be familiar with the name Mike Coughlan. The controversial engineer was at the heart of the Spygate scandal between the McLaren and Ferrari teams a few years back and was subsequently ejected from Formula One. While he was waiting for his banishment to expire, he came over to the U.S. where he was working for Michael Waltrip Racing in NASCAR. But as soon as his sentence was up, he was back in F1 with the Williams team. Trouble is, his contract with

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Raikkonen negotiating F1 return with Williams

Over the course of his nine seasons on the Formula One grid, Kimi Raikkonen only drove for a handful of teams, making his debut with Sauber before switching to McLaren in only his second season, then to Ferrari after five seasons for another three more that included his solitary World Championship. But since his departure two years ago, the Finnish driver has been linked to more teams than he ever drove for in the first place.

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