From next season there will be a new face in the Formula 1 circus: the German Jost Capito will take over the lead from Williams. Recently, the former driver was employed by a German car giant.
Jost Capito will be Williams’ CEO for the new Formula 1 season. The German manager must lead the stumbling traditional racing team out of the crisis. “It is an honor to be part of the future of this historic team that has such an important name in the sport,” said Capito, who last worked for Volkswagen. expectation. “
Simon Roberts remains team principal. Founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and with seven driver world championships and nine constructors’ titles, the racing team is one of the most successful in the premier class, only a few years behind. For the past three seasons, Williams has finished the world championship in last place. This year the team got no point.