Within the round-up: Williams’ new livery has a delicate tribute to founder Frank Williams
New Williams carries tribute to staff founder
Williams staff principal James Vowles says the livery of the staff’s new FW46 has a tribute to the staff’s founder Sir Frank Williams.
Unveiled yesterday, the revised livery for the 2024 Williams contains an arrow motif echoing that of the emblem of Frank Williams Racing Automobiles – the precursor to Williams Grand Prix Engineering. Vowles mentioned he has no intention of separating from Williams’ heritage.
“I believe it’s one of many largest manufacturers – definitely in motorsport and positively within the UK,” Vowles advised media together with RaceFans. “I additionally haven’t any want in any respect to vary it – nor does Dorilton, for that matter – as a result of it means an amazing quantity to me.
“Frank and his legacy stay in us. You’ll see within the livery now as effectively, should you take a look at the again you’ll see his arrow, subtly embedded in there. You’ll see a little bit of Silverstone as effectively. I actually needed his mark on the automotive. I needed to replicate that I’m not right here to exchange him, I’m right here to hold on the legacy that’s Williams.”
Singapore to assessment grand prix deal
The Singaporean authorities will assessment the small print of its deal to host the Singapore Grand Prix following a corruption investigation right into a former minister.
Transport minister S. Isawaran resigned after corruption prices have been introduced towards him, which he denies. He allegedly obtained items price over £100,000 over years from businessman Ong Beng Seng. The Singapore authorities will assessment the phrases of its contract with Method 1 following the fees.
Dunne steps as much as F3
Alex Dunne will step as much as the Method 3 championship this yr with MP Motorsport, finishing the staff’s line-up.
Dunne received the 2022 British F4 championship earlier than taking second place in final yr’s GB3 collection. He additionally competed within the Macau Grand Prix, however retired on the opening lap. The 18-year-old will be a part of Tim Tramnitz and Kacper Sztuka
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