Williams and Paddy Lowe have confirmed that the 57-year-old has left the team permanently after previously taking a leave of absence from F1 earlier in the season.
After an embarrassing, start to the season for the British team which saw their car arrive late to pre-season testing in Barcelona, followed by a series of dead-last results, Lowe was allowed to take a break from the team.
With immediate affect, he has now left Williams permanently.
“After a period of careful reflection I have reached the decision that I will not return to work at Williams," Lowe said.
“I wish all my previous colleagues the very best to meet the challenges ahead, which I am sure they will do. I would especially like to thank the Williams fans who are so supportive.”
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