22/04/2021

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Williams F1 retains W Series winner Jamie Chadwick as development driver

Inaugural W Collection winner Jamie Chadwick will continue being a improvement driver for Williams for...

Inaugural W Collection winner Jamie Chadwick will continue being a improvement driver for Williams for the 2021 year with an increased simulator plan, the Formula A person workforce stated on Monday.

Williams stated the 22-yr-outdated, whose achievement in the all-female sequence boosted her profile in 2019, would “go on to be absolutely immersed inside of the workforce each trackside and specific Grands Prix and at the manufacturing unit”.

“I come to feel I am improving as a driver all the time, and my time spent in the simulator this coming year will confirm to be a must have,” Chadwick stated in a assertion.

The Briton, who joined the Williams Driver Academy in 2019, will protect her W sequence title this year when the championship returns in June immediately after remaining cancelled very last yr thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The one-seater sequence employs similar Formula Three vehicles, and its eight races will accompany picked F1 grands prix in Europe and North The usa.

Chadwick has also signed up with the Veloce workforce for the new electrical off-highway Extreme E sequence that is thanks to begin in April.