Williams Racing and PPG celebrate 20 years together

09 June 2023
In 2023, PPG will celebrate 20 years of partnership with Williams Racing, one of the most successful and iconic teams in Formula 1 history. The partnership brings together two companies that share a passion for innovation, technology and high-performance.
As part of the partnership, PPG provides Williams Racing with a range of high-performance coatings, including its advanced PPG Deltron® Clearcoats and primers as well as PPG Envirobase® waterborne coatings. These coatings are used on the team’s race cars, as well as its transporters, trailers, pit equipment and other high-performance equipment.
PPG’s advanced coatings are designed to be more environmentally friendly than traditional coatings, with lower VOC emissions and reduced waste. By using these coatings on its race cars and equipment, Williams Racing can reduce its environmental impact and contribute to a more sustainable future.
In addition to providing coatings, PPG works closely with Williams Racing to develop new and innovative materials that can improve the performance of the team’s race cars. This includes exploring new coatings, adhesives and sealants that can help the team reduce weight, increase aerodynamic efficiency and improve overall performance.
The partnership between PPG and Williams Racing is not just about developing new coatings and materials, but also about sharing knowledge and expertise. PPG’s engineers and scientists work closely with the Williams Racing team to understand the unique challenges of Formula 1 and develop coatings and materials that can meet these challenges.
The partnership is a testament to the power of collaboration and innovation. By working together, these two companies develop new coatings and materials that can improve the performance of Formula 1 race cars, while also contributing to a more sustainable future. With PPG’s advanced coatings and Williams Racing’s expertise in Formula 1, this partnership has the potential to push the boundaries of what is possible in terms of performance, sustainability and innovation.
James Southerland, Head of Partnerships at Williams Racing shared his thoughts on the partnership: “We take great pride in commemorating milestones with our partners, and it brings us immense pleasure to celebrate 20 years of collaboration with PPG.
“Their steadfast commitment to motorsport is truly commendable and their enduring partnership with Williams Racing has been instrumental in shaping our operations in the fast-paced world of racing.”
Josef Jones, Communications Manager UK & Ireland at PPG, also commented: “PPG is extremely proud to celebrate 20 years of partnership with Williams Racing.
“Williams Racing has consistently pushed the boundaries of technology in Formula 1 since its inception and it has been an honour to support the team with these advancements throughout the past two decades.
“We are privileged to support Williams at the highest level of motorsport and look forward to the future of our partnership.”

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