In the last hours, several economic measures were announced by several important teams of the Formula 1. This Thursday Mclaren confirmed that the company MSP Sports Capital it became the creditor of 33% of the share package. Further, Mercedes did the same with INEOS, a petrochemical company. However, both will keep their places on the grid.
This Thursday another important news was released. The team Williams confirmed that it has a new CEO for its top leadership. Is about Jost capito, who at the time held that role in the McLaren team for a short period. In addition, Capito is Head of Motor Sports for the brand Volkswagen. On the other hand, it was announced that Simon Roberts he will be acting director of the team.
Through social networks, the British team confirmed that Capito would join the leadership leadership from next year. “It is a great honor for me to join Williams Racing during these exciting and demanding times for both the team and Formula 1,” said the former McLaren CEO in Thursday’s statement.
Additionally, Williams’ new manager said he will try to put the team’s name back in better positions in the future. “It is an honor to be part of the future of this historic team, and one that carries such a moving name in the sport, so I approach this challenge with great respect and with a great deal of enthusiasm.”
Matthew savage, President of Dorilton Capital (Williams’ owner company), assured that Capito will be essential in rebuilding the team. “He is an experienced and competitive individual who has built winning teams and is a winner in his own right. He understands Williams’ heritage and will work well with the team in pursuit of our goal of getting back to the front of the grid, ”he said.
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