Williams bolster technical team with two new additions

Mark Scott
Williams will not become "complacent" despite their gains on and off the track.

Williams will not become "complacent" despite their gains on and off the track.

Williams has announced that they have appointed a new chief designer and head of design as their bolster their technical department.

David Worner will be joining the team as the new chief designer, with Jonathan Carter taking up the roles of deputy chief designer and head of design. They will be officially their new roles in ‘the near future’, according to the team.

Worner first began working in Formula 1 in 1997 when he joined Arrows as a chief designer and has also worked for Jaguar Racing and Red Bull.

Carter also has a vast amount of experience. He too worked for Arrows, as a design engineer, before joining McLaren.

He then moved to Renault and has been head of composite design since 2015.

In conjunction with the two appointments, Adam Carter has also been appointed to the position of chief engineer.

Deputy team principal, Claire Williams, said: “Dave and Jonathan bring enormous experience, knowledge and skills to the Williams team, and we are delighted that they are joining us in the near future.

“They will strengthen our design capabilities and work closely with Adam Carter, our Chief Engineer, and the other senior members of the Engineering team on the design and development of the next generation of Williams F1 cars.”

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