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Vowles Pressures Williams F1 for 2026 Success

Williams F1 will undertake nearly three years of work in just one

15/04/2024

Under James Vowles’ leadership, Williams F1 is gearing up for a critical transformation, compressing three years of development into one to meet the challenges of the 2026 regulatory changes.

James Vowles has high ambitions to quickly elevate Williams F1 and admits that he is deliberately putting his organization under pressure.

According to him, the team will undergo nearly three years of work in just one year to be ready in time for 2026, with major regulatory changes on the horizon.

“We approach every race weekend wanting to achieve the absolute maximum we can, and we are highly competitive, which means that our ranking in this year’s championship—and next year’s championship—has significant impact and merit for us,” says Vowles.

“It’s also an indication of where we stand as an organization. My job, therefore, is to balance these elements, to ensure we are making the right choices.”

“I am now convinced that we have a good vision for the future in the background. We have technical teams that are working effectively, whether it’s from an aerodynamic perspective or in developing concepts for 2026. And this is going to be very, very strong in the coming years.”

“What we are also trying to do is ensure that our business is properly structured, so as to be able to absorb nearly three years’ worth of work in one, because that’s what we are now asking of the organization in order not to miss the mark for 2026.”

“We need to get off to a very good start in 2026, otherwise we are guaranteed to always be catching up with the others until the next rule change. We cannot afford that.”

Williams F1 will undertake nearly three years of work in just one.

Vowles Pressures Williams F1 for 2026 Success. Vowles Pressures Williams F1 for 2026 Success

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