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Williams FW43B completes shakedown at Silverstone

After doing the same McLaren with the MCL35M a day before, Williams has accumulated his first kilometers with the FW43B of 2021 at the Silverstone circuit. George Russell and Nicholas Latifi attended the event.

Williams Racing has launched its new car with a filming day at the Silverstone circuit, just as McLaren did on the previous day with its MCL35M.

While the Woking team made a previous presentation, in the case of Grove the plan is not to reveal the new car until March 5, so for now no images of the FW43B in action have transpired.

What can be seen in the short video distributed by Williams is the presence of Nicholas Latifi on the pit wall while George Russell He drives on the wet asphalt of Silverstone in what the regulations call filming day, that is, a commercial activity, exhibition tires and a maximum of 100 km.

Enough to allow engineers check that all systems work correctly, thus being able to take advantage of the preseason to the maximum and without initial unforeseen events.

Williams This year it will seek to climb positions on the grid and at least beat Haas and Alfa Romeo, teams that in 2020 were vulnerable and even slower than the British in qualifying, although not in the race.