After three years as a development driver, Susie Wolff has been given a promotion at the Williams Martini Racing team. For the 2015 season, she steps up to become test driver, having successfully completed a couple of test and Friday practice outings for the team during 2014.
Wolff says: “I am delighted Williams are recognising my progression, hard work and that it is performance that counts… I’ll be using my position to work closely with Felipe and Valtteri to make sure that the FW37 builds on the strong performance shown by the FW36.”
And deputy team principal Claire Williams spoke highly of their protégé, saying: “She continues to impress us with strong technical knowledge, the feedback she delivers and the performance when she drives the car both on the track and in the simulator.”
Williams also confirmed a new sponsorship deal with Unilever this week, proving their trajectory is continuing in the right direction after a strong 2014 championship campaign.
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