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Felipe Massa will put Williams’ new FW40 through its paces on the opening day of pre-season testing.
Paul Di Resta has been retained by Williams to be their reserve driver behind Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll for the 2017 season.
Williams have released the first images of their 2017 F1 car, which will be officially unveiled February 25.
At 18 years of age, Lance Stroll will be the youngest driver on the grid in 2017, having recently secured his place in the Williams Martini Racing team.
F1’s technical merry-go round has continued with former Ferrari man Dirk de Beer appointed Williams’ new head of aerodynamics.
Claire Williams believes Williams would not only benefit from more equitable distribution of income in Formula 1 but also the introduction of a budget cap.
Former Williams man Patrick Head reckons anyone who believes the new-for-2017 rules will improving the race has “got rocks in their head.”
Formula 1 has succeeded in avoiding another ugly mess like the stepped-noses of 2012 with the 2017 designs; that’s according to Pat Symonds.
McLaren team manager Dave Redding is leaving Woking to reportedly head to Williams ahead of this year’s championship.
Claire Williams believes Felipe Massa with his 15 years experience in Formula 1 will be “instrumental” in driving Williams’ 2017 development.