2018 Launch News


What to Expect in 2018

What do we think 2018's grid is going to look like? Based on teases, announcements, guesswork and speculation, here's our team-by-team run through our expectations. [Read More]

January 5, 2018 // 12 Comments

2014: Williams Martini

Now that we’ve had three years of it barely altering, it could maybe be about time for this to change up a bit. And it could still be argued that there were fan-created mock-ups in advance of its launch that were much more appealing than the real thing. But this is still the single most striking, [Read More]

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

2007: AT&T Williams

I’ve always maintained that I preferred the 2006 Williams, with its stronger shade of accenting turquoise, to the one that followed; but of late, I have to admit to changing my mind. Switching the nosecone to white really helps this livery, as does the addition of Lenovo as a major sponsor across [Read More]

January 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

2004: BMW Williams

This design changed so little between 2001 and 2005 (except for Compaq becoming HP) that you could pick it out for any of those years, but it was in 2004 – a relatively bland year generally – that it stood out best. And not just because of the “walrus nose”. While they could be criticised [Read More]

January 12, 2017 // 2 Comments

1994: Rothmans Williams Renault

I don’t like picking the same team for back-to-back years in this list – you’ll see elsewhere that I’ve tried to avoid it as much as possible. But Williams take it here, for the genuinely striking and memorable Rothmans livery. It was good in ’95 and ’96, too (less so in ’97), but in [Read More]

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

1993: Canon Williams Renault

With the field thinned out somewhat for ’93, the classic Canon-and-Camel Williams is a more obvious winner this year. It’s a really effective combination of three different aesthetics – the yellow of Camel, Williams’ own blue and the white and red of Canon – that shouldn’t work but [Read More]

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

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