2012 Williams F1 challenger passed FIA crash tests, Williams F1 team Chief Operations Engineer Mark Gillan confirm that 2012 machine passed crash tests in December. FIA introduced new rule for this year, all cars must have passed every test before being capable to run.
Last Tuesday Williams F1 announced that the Pastor Maldonado’s joined with ex- Renault driver Bruno Senna. This leaves F1 stalwart Rubens Barrichello on the sidelines. And the other main reports is Williams replaced Cosworth engines to Renault engine, consequence is 2012 Williams will run with Renault powered FW34.
“We passed all the various crash tests before Christmas,” confirms Mark Gillan, Williams’ Chief Operations Engineer. “General performance trends look very encouraging and the processes, in terms of development and on the design side, have dramatically changed. So it’s looking very encouraging.
“Going forwards, I’d say we are on target. We want to be consistently in the points and in the top ten. We want to be through to Q3 and scoring points at the end of the race. I am confident that we can achieve that goal.”
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