Cape Town - Williams Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds has announced that former Ferrari engineer Antonio Spagnolo has joined the Formula One team.
Spagnolo was hired in the role of Competitor Analysis and Performance
Concept Team Leader, which will see him evaluate their competitors'
strengths and weaknesses, as well as prioritise resources.
Symonds was delighted at the acquisition, saying his Grove-based
outfit are always looking for areas where they can improve and also
added the fight fourth place on the Constructors' Championship table is
still their goal this season.
"Williams is determined to continue the positive momentum it has had
since 2014 and, with new additions to the team, hopes to become even
stronger," he said.
"We are constantly seeing ways to improve our performance and
trackside operations and believe Antonio will make a valuable
contribution to this process.
"As a team, we will do our utmost to achieve our on-track ambitions
and secure strong positions in the Constructors’ Championship this
season, and beyond."