The Williams team decided on the first pilot, who will play for them next season of Formula 1. They became the 20-year-old Briton George Russell.
The company announced on its website.
It is projected that Russell will debut for Williams at the first Grand Prix in Australia.
Recall that in this season the Williams act, the canadian lance Stroll and Russian Sergey Sirotkin. After 17 stages, Stroll scored six points, while Sirotkin only one point. Consequently, they take 17-th and 20-th place in the drivers ‘ championship respectively. Will they remain in the team and Formula 1 in particular, is still unknown.
According to Russell, he previously took part in the tests of Formula 1 teams, Mercedes and Force India. Now the pilot is the leader in the championship of Formula-2.