The Williams team have confirmed some significant employee movements in their engineering department, with a brand new role of Chief Race Engineer created and filled by Xevi Pujolar. He was previously a senior race engineer at Hispania F1 in 2010, before returning to Williams to be Race Engineer for Pastor Maldonado, and was on board for the Spanish Grand Prix victory in 2012.
Now, Xevi takes on a new role, with Andrew Murdoch replacing him as engineer for Pastor Maldonado, and Jonathan Eddolls for rookie racer Valtteri Bottas.
Technical Director Mike Coughlan said of the reshuffle: “2013 will be an important year for Williams and I’m pleased to announce a refreshed technical team that has the talent to help move us further up the grid. Xevi has proven himself to be a highly capable and experienced race engineer and his promotion to Chief Race Engineer was a natural progression.”
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References Pastor Maldonado, Valtteri Bottas
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