Williams unveils a special British livery to mark 800 Formula 1 races

Williams unveils a special British livery to mark 800 Formula 1 races

Williams unveils the celebration car

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Last Wednesday (5), after a few days of suspense, Williams revealed its special livery for the British Grand Prix in reference to the 800th race mark in Formula 1. In addition to this weekend’s race, the livery will also be present in the car at the Hungarian GP weekend. . The only detail that will be exclusive to Silverstone is the driver’s clothing.

A graphic of the UK flag can be seen on the rear of the car, in honor of the legendary Sir Frank Williams, who founded the legendary British team.

The team from the King’s Land will celebrate the achievement at Silverstone, the Grand Prix that precedes the Hungarian Grand Prix, but with the Imola GP race the feat has been postponed and will now be celebrated in Budapest. However, the English team has announced that it will run a series of events at the Silverstone GP and will use the special trim in the race.

“Reaching the 800th Grand Prix is ​​an incredible achievement for Williams racing. We are very proud of our history and the legacy that has been built over the years. Over our 46-year history, the team has achieved incredible results. With nine Constructors’ Championships and seven Drivers’ titles to our name We are the second most successful Formula 1 team of all time behind only Ferrari. We invite all our fans to join us in this celebration as we pay homage to our iconic past and look forward to a bright future,” James Fowles, Team Principal, shared.

At the British Grand Prix, Williams announced that it would bring the FW14B, the 1992 championship winner, to Silverstone for a spin. This iconic car is driven by 2009 World Champion Jenson Button.

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Formula 1 returns this Friday (7), with free practice for the British Grand Prix. On Sunday (9), the Silverstone race takes place.

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