Nicholas Latifi isn’t convinced his Williams chassis is capable of performing in the same way as that of his team mate Alexander Albon.
Two Formula 1 drivers at opposite ends of the grid have experienced confidence-sapping starts to their 2022 campaigns.
Williams ended the first day of practice in Bahrain at the bottom of the times sheets but the team’s drivers suspect their problems are amplified by the circuit’s characteristics.
Lewis Hamilton and George Russell came to the defence of Nicholas Latifi following the abuse he received over his role in the controversial end to last year’s world championship.
Nicholas Latifi has spoken out against the abuse he has received on social media, including death threats, over his role in the controversial restart which decided the outcome of the world championship in Abu Dhabi.
Williams suffered severe cooling problems at the Mexican Grand Prix which both drivers hope will be banished this weekend.
Williams CEO Jost Capito says he wanted to keep some continuity in Williams’ driver line-up next year after losing George Russell to Mercedes.
Alexander Albon will return to Formula 1 with Williams next year, the team has confirmed, while Nicholas Latifi remains for a third year.
Sergio Perez will start the Belgian Grand Prix from the pit lane after taking a new power unit for this weekend’s race.
Williams CEO and team principal Jost Capito told RaceFans he hopes George Russell returns to the team one day if he joins Mercedes next season.
Williams’ drivers said two years of hard work had been justified as the team ended its longest-ever points drought.
Williams is not looking for drivers who can bring sponsorship next season, the team’s CEO Jost Capito has confirmed.
Kimi Raikkonen has had 20 seconds added to his race time for his last lap clash with Sebastian Vettel, while Nikita Mazepin and Nicholas Latifi had 30-second penalties.
Nicholas Latifi’s radio messages reveal the strategy disagreement, engine problem and finally the penalty which cost him his best finish of the season so far.
Williams left Imola with “mixed feelings” after an improved qualifying performance yielded no points as both drivers crashed out of the race.
New technical regulations for the 2022 F1 season will deliver better racing and potentially eliminate the need for changes to the weekend format, says George Russell.
Williams’s new car for the 2021 F1 season, the Mercedes-powered FW43B, has run for the first time at Silverstone.
Williams team principal Simon Roberts has said that Nicholas Latifi suffers by comparison to “extremely good” team mate George Russell, despite a good rookie campaign.
An F1 marshal explains why video from the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix of Lance Stroll and other drivers passing close by marshals at speed raised safety questions.
Sebastian Vettel warned race control to ‘get the marshals out of the track’ prior to a near-miss involving Lance Stroll.