Frank Williams Sells His Share of Storied Formula One Team

By ADAM COOPER AUTO WEEK Williams F1 has sold a minority shareholding to an Austrian group led by investor Christian “Toto” Wolff. The Williams team has been owned 70/30 by Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head since it was started in 1977. They have resisted overtures from potential partners, including BMW. The 37-year-old Wolff is […]


Now Toyota Quits Formula One

Sheesh… The Auto Beat Posted by: Ian Rowley on November 04 At a hastily arranged press conference this evening in Tokyo, Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda announced that the carmaker is the latest big player to quit Formula One motorsport. Toyota, which competed in 139 races after entering the sport in 2002, winning no races, will […]


Felipe Massa Seriously Hurt in Formula One Crash

July 27, 2009 Ferrariā€™s Massa Stable After Surgery on Skull By BRAD SPURGEON THE NEW YORK TIMES BUDAPEST — Felipe Massa, a Brazilian driver who finished second in the Formula One series last year, was in stable condition Sunday after surgery for a skull fracture, his Ferrari team said. The Brazilian was injured Saturday in […]