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Williams reorganise race engineering team for 2015 // Felipe Massa gets a new race engineer

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Williams reorganise race engineering team for 2015
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Williams have taken another step in their journey to improved performance, updating the race operations team for the 2015 season. Recent reshuffles have had good effects, and the reorganisations continue over the winter.

Felipe Massa loses Andrew Murdoch as his race engineer, with Murdoch promoted to Senior Performance Engineer. That includes some factory work, but he’ll still be attending races with a focus on Valtteri Bottas’s car instead.

Dave Robson joins the team from McLaren to replace Murdoch as Massa’s race engineer, working directly under Rob Smedley. There are also some movements amongst the mechanics as well, as the reshuffle takes in all areas.

Pat Symonds says: “We are proud to be able to promote our existing talent to help strengthen every area within our engineering team and we will continue to invest in new talent where necessary. Our engineering team for the coming season is looking strong and I’m excited to get the new season underway.”