The late Sir Frank Williams’s skill and dedication propelled Williams to become a Formula 1 powerhouse, third only to Ferrari and McLaren in terms of longevity in the sport. Over the last four decades, the team has amassed a number of Grand Prix victories and championship titles, and in the process, it has fostered some of the sport’s best talents, both inside and outside the cockpit. As a result of the sale to Dorilton Capital, the Williams family has decided to stand away, ushering in a new era for the franchise.
Experience a revival of sorts when regular Q3 qualifier George Russell helps him finish on the podium at the shortened Belgian Grand Prix due to weather. To finish the season in seventh place, despite the loss of founder Sir Frank Williams in November.
For the first time in their history, they finish a season without scoring any points, but with new ownership from outside the Williams family and deeper technical links to engine suppliers Mercedes agreed upon for 2021 and beyond, the team’s future is secure.
In spite of the arrival of former Grand Prix champion Robert Kubica, the team has had its poorest season ever, with only one point from 21 races. In contrast, future star youngster George Russell distinguishes himself by consistently out-qualifying his veteran teammate.