F3 Driver Luke Browning joins Williams Driver Academy
Written by Hugh Waring, Edited by Debargha Banerjee
Images: Williams F1 Team
Reigning GB3 champion and Formula 3 driver Luke Browning has become the latest member of the Williams Driver Academy, joining the pool of young talents including Zak O’Sullivan, Franco Colapinto, Oliver Gray and Jamie Chadwick.
Browning, who currently competes for Hitech Pulse-Eight in Formula 3, has had a commendable career so far, with some of his major achievements including the 2022 Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award, the 2022 GB3 and the 2020 British F4 Championship.
As part of the Williams Driver Academy, Browning will have a role to play in the personalised simulator program at the factory in Grove and will join the team trackside during Grand Prix weekends.
Luke Browning stated:
“I’m really looking forward to being a part of the Williams Racing Driver Academy. A huge thank you to everyone at Williams Racing for the opportunity to shoot for the stars.”
“To be welcomed into the family is a dream come true, the heritage of this team is phenomenal. I can’t wait to see where we can go, our journey starts here.”
The Williams Driver Academy Sporting Director, Sven Smeets, commented on Luke Browning’s joining stating: “We’re pleased to have Luke join the Williams Racing Driver Academy”.
“He’s a highly talented driver with several major achievements already under his belt, including the 2022 Autosport BRDC Young Driver of the Year Award, the 2022 GB3 Championship and the 2020 British F4 Championship.”
“Everyone at Williams Racing is looking forward to working closely with Luke throughout the year as he competes in FIA Formula 3 with Hitech Pulse-Eight.”
“He’ll have the opportunity to develop his abilities while providing useful feedback through simulator work at Grove.”
Previous members of the Williams Driver Academy have included Aston Martin F1 driver Lance Stroll, Williams F1 driver Logan Sargeant, and former Williams F1 driver Nicholas Latifi. Browning will now work alongside the talented team of drivers in the Academy, as he continues to develop his abilities and provide useful feedback through the simulator program at Grove.