Representatives of the Williams team said that the presentation of the new racing car was postponed to the start of the second session of the pre -season tests.
The team is currently developing the FW35 chassis. As for the racers, they will pilot last year’s car that has undergone the modernization procedure during the first test week.
The Williams team is going to demonstrate its car on February 19. According to the press service of the formula team, the Williams Renault FW35 car will be shown on the eve of the beginning of the second test session in the suburbs of Barcelona in Paddoka Catalunia-Montmeilo track.
According to representatives, the first test session starts in Keres on February 5. Within a week, Valteri Bottas and Pastor Maldonado will have to ride FW34 cars.
Last year’s car will be significantly finalized. This will allow pilots to test a number of components and parts focused on installation in the new car. As in other groups, from a technical point of view, the FW35 BOLID is evolutionary development of the machine last year.
Stable regulation provides freedom for parallel work on improving the current chassis, as well as the creation of a fundamentally new racing car. The team representatives said that in Groma these processes will be held in parallel.
It should be noted that the delay in the presentation of the new car for the next season shows that during the winter pause the team had problems. Which caused their appearance is still unknown. At the same time, the formula team retains a positive mood. Valtieri Bottas, the debutant of the formula championship, recently assured the fans that the effectiveness of the new car will be noticeably higher than the previous racing car.