Jamie Chadwick has been retained by Williams for the upcoming 2020 season and will continue on in a developmental role with the team.
Chadwick will be increasing her hours in the Williams simulator and will once again attend several races throughout the season and be ‘fully immersed within the team both trackside and in the factory at Grove.’
The 21-year-old became the first-ever W Series champion in 2019 and will also embark on another first when she takes part in the inaugural Extreme E series which begins in 2021.
“It has been a fantastic opportunity working with the team in my role as development driver,” Chadwick told the official Williams website.
“The time spent in the simulator has been invaluable and I have enjoyed every moment, immersing myself within the team.
“I look forward to continuing to work with Williams this year.”
Deputy team principal Claire Williams added: “I am delighted to confirm that Jamie Chadwick will continue her work in the Williams Racing Driver Academy this year.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed watching Jamie develop, and excel, both with the team and her time racing in W Series.
“Jamie has done an excellent job promoting women in motorsport and we are extremely proud of the work she has done.”
W Series champion 🏆
Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award finalist 👏
Williams Racing driver academy member 👌
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