Photos: Williams Martini Racing launch event 6 March, 2014 Felipe Massa, Valtteri Bottas, Sir Frank Williams and Claire Williams At a function in London it was announced that Italian spirits brand Martini will become the main sponsor of the Williams Formula 1 motor racing team this season, with the company logo featuring on a new, predominantly white car. Under the deal, the former champion team will race under the Williams-Martini name. Martini was a major backer of the Brabham team in the 1970s and was also one of the sponsors of Italy’s Ferrari team a few years ago. The drinks brand is part of the privately owned Bacardi group. Williams are looking for an improvement on last season when they managed only five points all season and finished ninth out of 11 teams. Brazilian Felipe Massa has joined from Ferrari and Finland’s Valtteri Bottas remains as their other driver. (GP247) Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsWilliams appoint Nielsen as sporting managerWilliams scoops another Lotus sponsorWilliams and Avanade announce new partnershipWilliams confirm Wolff as test driver for 2015Cash strapped Lotus lose sponsor to WilliamsWilliams announces new partnership with RexonaWilliams: Next year is about taking the fight to MercedesSusie Wolff to extend Williams deal beyond 2014Now Alonso linked with Williams driveWilliams: Rival teams had an eye on Bottas Tamburello1994 Damn Claire! ( Suzie, U O.K. too ) If them on the comeback trail means more Claire, I’m all about that.