Williams has signed a further soaring star to its burgeoning driver academy in Oliver Grey.
The sixteen-calendar year liked a thriving debut one-seaters year final calendar year by ending 3rd in the British F4 championship, saying two wins and two pole positions in the method with Fortec Motorsports.
Grey has switched to the remarkably thriving Carlin crew for this year’s assault on the British F4 title, but has also now been signed by Williams to further more help his improvement as a driver.
Describing the shift to Williams as “a exclusive working day” in his vocation, Grey additional: “It is a crew with so considerably record and good results in Components one and I hope to one particular working day be in a position to incorporate to that.
“As I start off functioning with the crew, my quick plans are to build as a driver both equally on and off the observe, as nicely as aim on my 2022 year. I can not hold out to get started off.
“There are a lot of people today who have performed a function in my motorsport vocation so considerably and I would like to thank absolutely everyone, specially Sven [Smeets], Jost [Capito] and the crew at Williams Racing for their perception in me.”
Smeets, who serves as Williams’ sporting director, thinks the crew has signed a promising prospect in Grey.
“He confirmed terrific expertise in the course of his karting vocation and the crew was amazed with his debut calendar year in one-seaters,” reported Smeets.