Smith Williams will work until the end of the year. An incomplete 45-year-old English adventurer from F1 started a Jordanian team, in 2004 he moved to Ferrari, where he was a racing engineer, Felipe Massy. Then it's time for Williams. Since 2014, the race engineer team has taken part in the team and helped the team win the third place in the construction championship 2014-2015 twice in a row. The year and fifth place in two consecutive seasons.
– It was a pleasure to work with Rob. He came to us when we were in the hole and saw the potential of us. He helped us get back in the right direction, Claire Williams, head of the team said.
– F1 20 years ago, I decided that now is the time for reflection and for the family. Only then will I appreciate what I will do in the future, "says Smedley.
Smedley is another important engineer who dropped the team this year. In the early spring Williams left Dirk de Beer responsible for aerodynamics, and in May, co-operation with designer Edu Woods ended.
Williams is the weakest team at Formula One this season. Drivers – Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin won seven points. The former Toro Rosso loses even 26 points.
Williams finished the following season with one manager, George Russell. They fight for the second chair, among others Sirotkins, Robert Kubica or Esteban Okon.