Williams Confirms Mercedes Engine Supply Until 2030

The British Formula 1 team, Williams, has announced that it will continue to use Mercedes’ power units until at least 2030, extending a partnership that began in 2014.

Highlights

‣ Williams F1 team has confirmed that they will continue to receive Mercedes’ power units until at least 2030.
‣ The British team has been working with Mercedes since 2014, a collaboration that has been beneficial for both parties.
‣ The decision to extend the partnership into the new F1 era, from 2026 and beyond, is considered ‘an important step’ by the Williams team boss.
‣ The long-term agreement with Mercedes aligns with Williams’ team’s aspirations in the medium and long term, while they will still retain their design and manufacturing expertise and capabilities in-house.


Williams has made it official. They’re sticking with Mercedes’ power units till at least 2030. That’s the word from the British team.

Since 2014, Williams and Mercedes have been in cahoots. It’s a partnership that’s been working out pretty well for both sides.

Williams’ team boss had something to say about it. He’s calling this decision to extend the partnership into the new F1 era – that’s from 2026 and beyond, folks – ‘an important step’.

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“We’ve had a pretty good run with Mercedes-Benz,” says James Vowles. “We’re stoked to keep this collaboration going into the next era of Formula 1.”

Mercedes brings a lot to the table. Expertise, support, technology – it’s all there. And it aligns perfectly with what Williams is aiming for in the medium and long term.

“This long-term agreement with Mercedes is a positive step,” Vowles continues. “It’s part of our objectives for the future. But don’t worry, we’re still keeping our design and manufacturing expertise and capabilities in-house.”

@WilliamsRacing is sticking with Mercedes engines until 2030! #F1 #Williams https://t.co/lh24AVK36W
— Tim Kraaij (@TimKraaij) January 8, 2024

Stay tuned, folks. There’s more to come.

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