|Designer(s)||Pat Symonds & Ed Wood|
|Chassis||carbon-fibre composite and aluminium honeycomb monocoque|
|Suspension (front)||double wishbones, push-rod actuated springs and dampers, anti-roll bar|
|Suspension (rear)||same as front|
|Engine||Mercedes PU106C Hybrid 1.6 L (98 cu in) direct injection V6 (90º) turbocharged engine, limited to 15,000 rpm in a mid-mounted, rear-wheel drive layout|
MERCEDES AMG HPP ERS |
Mercedes PU106C Hybrid Motor Generator Unit–Kinetic (MGU-K)
Mercedes PU106C Hybrid Motor Generator Unit–Heat (MGU-H)
|Transmission||Williams 8-speed sequential semi-automatic Williams Paddle Operated 8 speed Semi-Automatic|
|Brakes||AP Racing ventilated carbon ceramic discs, 6-pot caliper|
Pirelli P Zero (dry) tyres|
Pirelli Cinturato (wet) tyres
Front:245/660 - 13 / Rear:325/660 - 13
|Notable entrants||Williams Martini Racing|
19. Felipe Massa|
77. Valtteri Bottas
|Debut||2016 Australian Grand Prix|
The FW38 used the Mercedes PU106C Hybrid power unit. During qualifying for the 2016 European Grand Prix, the FW38 set the highest ever recorded speed of a Formula One car during an official session, at 378 km/h (235 mph).
Complete Formula One results
(key) (results in bold indicate pole position; results in italics indicate fastest lap)
† Driver failed to finish the race, but was classified as they had completed greater than 90% of the race distance.
- "Williams Martini Racing Launches FW38". Williams Martini Racing. 19 February 2016. Retrieved 27 June 2016.
- Collantine, Keith (20 June 2016). "Williams hit record speeds on and off the track". F1Fanatic. Archived from the original on 20 June 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- "Williams clocking second highest fastest speed at 372.5km/h during race". F1Fanatic. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
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