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Breaking News: Williams Racing appoints François-Xavier Demaison as new technical director

Dorilton capital has continued to strive towards improving Williams Racing by appointing François-Xavier Demaison as technical director. Taking the role left vacant by Paddy Lowe after 2019 preseason testing, François-Xavier Demaison will see over the technical operations of the business for the 2021 season, including design and aerodynamics.

Written by Dj Byrne, Edited by Justin Tan

He states that “I am looking forward to joining Williams Racing, as they begin an exciting journey to turn their performance around” and “It’s going to be a challenge, but one I am eager to start. They have a very talented team of people, and I hope I can work with them and their senior management team to help carve out a direction for the future, to help them achieve its ambitions”

Demaison comes to the Williams racing team with a large array of experience behind him, as he has spent the last decade at Volkswagen Motorsport where he was responsible for the technological development for the groundbreaking Volkswagen IDR electric car.

He has a huge amount of F1 experience, working with Renault and Sauber to help develop with the seasonal development of the car.

Jost Capito said “We are delighted to welcome François to the team” and “I have seen his technical work before, and his sporting success speaks for himself”


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