News Details

Williams recruit Ferrari's Smedley

Williams have recruited Rob Smedley from Ferrari as part of an overhaul of the team's engineering department. The 40-year-old, who has become known for his amusing radio communications with Felipe Massa, is to lead Williams's race operations. Smedley's new role as head of vehicle performance is more senior than his position at Ferrari, who failed in an attempt to persuade him to stay. Massa has also joined Williams from Ferrari as Valtteri Bottas' team-mate. Rob Smedley in F1 Jordan: 2001-2003 Ferrari: 2004-2013 Williams: 2014-present However, Smedley will no longer work only with Massa as his role is to oversee the running of both cars. He will officially join Williams prior to the...
Full Story »
1y ago from BBC.co.uk 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Marciello joins Racing Engineering in GP2

Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari protege Raffaele Marciello has joined Racing...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Fry admits 2014 cars take twice as long to fix

Ferrari's engineering director Pat Fry believes mechanical issues with...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Ferrari protege Marciello to drive for Racing...

Ferrari protege Marciello to drive for Racing Engineering in GP2 18...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Wolff to make Friday practice appearances for Williams

Williams’ Susie Wolff will become the first female driver in over...
1y ago from Formula1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Review: MotoGP 15 Videogame

#TeamTCF's Rating Overall, a good game for MotoGP fans that will...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Di Meglio: “This is a very powerful bike”

Mike Di Meglio feels that the power of his Open Ducati might be an...
16h ago from MotoGP.com

Marquez recharged and ready for Indy

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez is feeling re-energised following the summer...
17h ago from Crash.net

Laverty: “I'm excited to see my bike again!”

Eugene Laverty is looking forward to jumping back on his bike and...
15h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Penske hands Piquet Jr. IndyCar test

– Formula E champion and ex-Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. will...
15h ago from GPUpdate.net

MILLER: Let's call it 'Sage Gate'

Let's call it "Sage Gate" for lack of a better name but let's...
1d ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: RLL to finish season with single entry

The odds have been stacked against Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing this...
9h ago from Racer.com

Rahal scores blistering win as Montoya stumbles

Hometown hero Graham Rahal has scorched to the finest win of his career...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Evans' spanner saves the day

The M-Sport driver was in sixth place on Friday morning when his Ford...
14h ago from WRC.com

Gilbert targets Junior crown at home rally

Frenchman bids to secure Junior WRC title in Corsica
16h ago from WRC.com

Sordo disappointed with Finland showing

Hyundai's Dani Sordo was disappointed to only finish eleventh on Rally...
12h ago from Crash.net

First RX content pack hits Dirt Rally

From the press release, published today: From today, owners of DiRT Rally...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

West Bromwich Albion plan bid for Dennis Praet?

West Bromwich Albion have reportedly joined the list of clubs chasing...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Palermo Fed Up With ‘Difficult' Arsenal Over...

It has been reported that Palermo are pulling out of talks for Arsenal...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Per Mertesacker: 'Mesut Ozil will come good'

Per Mertesacker has lept to the defence of Arsenal teammate Mesut Ozil...
4h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Eden Hazard, Diego Costa among Premier League's most...

Who could you rely on to find the back of the net when a chance came...
7h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Hamilton and Rihanna sparks dating rumors at Barbados...

While celebrating Barbados' Crop Over festival in... Read More »
9h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Fangio exhumation will go ahead

On July 10, a court in Mar del Plata – the city... Read More »
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Bottas faces career-long back exercise program

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says he will... Read More »
4h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.