Williams Racing announced on Wednesday that their team principal Simon Roberts has left the team. Speaking about the news, Roberts said:
It has been a pleasure to take on the role of Team Principal following the departure of the Williams family from the sport. However, with the transition well underway I am looking forward to a new challenge and wish everyone in the team well for the future.”
This restructure further streamlines operations as part of the long-term objectives to return Williams to the front of the grid. FX Demaison will now take accountability for both trackside and engineering. The Team Principal responsibilities will be taken on by Jost Capito.
Speaking about restructure, Jost Capito, CEO of Williams commented saying:
Simon has played an integral role in managing the transition over the last 12 months and I would like to thank him for his great contribution during that time.”