Williams Racing unveil special Gulf livery for Singapore, Japan and Qatar Grands Prix
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Williams Racing have unveiled their special Gulf livery for the upcoming Singapore, Japan and Qatar Grands Prix.
Prior to the reveal, fans were given four different liveries to choose from.
The process started in May when the four designs were first revealed to fans. In the final stage, it was between the ‘Bolder than Bold’ design and the ‘Heritage’ design.
In the end, a huge 180,000 votes were cast across the three rounds.
On Tuesday night, Williams and Gulf hosted a special unveiling event at the Raffles Hotel in London to announce the winner.
Revealed by Williams drivers Alex Albon and Logan Sargeant, the winning livery was the ‘Bolder than Bold’ design, which received 51.9% of the votes.
CEO of Gulf Oil International, Mike Jones said: “We are extremely proud of our partnership with Williams Racing and this livery is marking an iconic moment in motorsport history.
“The campaign has been a huge success and sparked excitement for both Gulf and Williams fans alike. Providing the fans with the power to control this competition has hugely influenced the results.
“Gulf’s iconic colours have created four incredible liveries with one standout winner chosen by the fans, Bolder than Bold, which will now be inscribed into Gulf’s rich motorsport history.”
Whilst Williams Team Principal, James Vowles added: “This competition was an incredible opportunity for our fans to actively engage and shape the visual identity of our team.
“The winning design encapsulates the essence of the Gulf and Williams Racing partnership, reflecting on the past but building on our future. This livery will create a defining moment when it takes to the track later in the season.”
Fans will be able to see the winning livery in person at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, which will take place between 13 and 16 July.
Featured Image Credit: Williams Racing/Gulf
Topics: Formula 1