Williams is pleased to announce a new addition to its engineering department in an effort to bolster performance for the remainder of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship campaign onwards.
Antonio Spagnolo, former Head of Tyre Performance Group with Ferrari, has joined the Williams Operations Group this week as Competitor Analysis and Performance Concept Team Leader.
Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Saturday 3 September 2016
McLaren-Honda today announces an innovative three-driver strategy for the 2017 and 2018 Formula 1 seasons.
World Champion and 15-time Grand Prix winner Jenson Button has signed a new contract to extend his relationship with the McLaren-Honda team, is now contracted for two more years, and will consequently continue to play an active role as a key member of the team.
McLaren-Honda’s two race drivers for 2017 will be double World Champion and 32-time Grand Prix winner Fernando Alonso, and the most talented and exciting young driver in the sport today, Stoffel Vandoorne.
Felipe Massa has announced that he will retire from Formula One at the end of the 2016 season, after 14 years at the top level of the sport.
The 35-year-old Brazilian is in his third year with Williams, having joined the team in 2014, and is due to celebrate his 250th Grand Prix start at his final race in Abu Dhabi this year.