Williams have added to their technical team with the appointments of experienced duo David Worner and Jonathan Carter. Also announced was Adam Carter in the position of Chief Engineer.
Williams face another tough Formula One season in 2020. Having scored just a single point in 2019 and finishing last in the constructors' standings, it is likely that these new signings have been made largely with a view to the dramatic regulation changes coming for 2021.
New Chief Designer David Worner will be assisted by fellow new appointment Jonathan Carter in the Deputy Chief Designer and Head of Design role.
Worner began his F1 journey in 1997 with Arrows as a Design Engineer before switching to Jaguar in 2003 and remaining with the team when it became Red Bull in 2004. Working as the Senior Suspension Designer with Red Bull initially, Worner was promoted to the Deputy Chief Designer role in 2014.
Jonathan Carter has yet more experience still with a history going back to 1979 when he worked with Reynard Racing Cars. Having spent a large portion of his career at McLaren, Carter joins Williams from Renault where he had held the position of Head of Composite Design since 2015.
Adam Carter also joins the team in the role of Chief Engineer and will be 'responsible for the integration and coordination of activities across the core engineering functions and delivery of vehicle programmes.'
“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," said Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams. "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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