LONDON (AP) — With an overhauled car and a new driver, Williams is hailing a “fresh start” as the team looks to bounce back from its worst season in Formula One.
The British-based team allowed a sneak peek of its new FW34, which includes only 5 percent of the parts from last year’s car and also has a new engine supplier in French manufacturer Renault.
With Bruno Senna replacing Rubens Barrichello as the new partner of Pastor Maldonado, team principal Frank Williams is confident of improving on the five points earned in 2011.
Williams says “we have a new car, new driver lineup, new engine and new senior personnel. The team has had a good winter at the factory and we feel ready and strong for the fight.”