The updates Williams hopes will lead to a points-scoring return
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The updates Williams hopes will lead to a points-scoring return

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After producing a car which demonstrated progress but lacked the points to prove it last year, Williams starts its new era of team ownership with the FW43B, its bid to continue the climb up the Formula 1 grid in 2021

Oh, to be a fly on the wall in the Williams livery design department. It’s not hard to imagine a mood board consisting of the 1989 Coloni C3, Birmingham City’s 1992-93 kit and Chase Elliott’s 2018 NAPA-liveried Camaro, given it seems they’ve all merged to produce the Grove squad’s new Formula 1 livery with a hint of TV static.

Williams’ new livery is admittedly very Marmite indeed, looking like Salvador Dali’s interpretation of an early-2000s Sauber. The FW43B sadly loses the neat white and blue garnish for something that resembles three liveries in one, perhaps covering up the lack of sponsorship adorning the car for the new season aside from the Nicholas Latifi-affiliated businesses peppering the livery.

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Series Formula 1
Event Williams launch
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Author Jake Boxall-Legge