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Williams recruits ex-VW motorsport man Demaison as technical director

Williams has appointed former VW motorsport engineer Francois-Xavier Demaison has its new technical director. Demaison, who worked at VW alongside Williams chief executive Jost Capito, led several key programs in the German manufacturer's motorsport department, including the ground-breaking and technology leading ID.R electric race car that achieved multiple records at Pikes Peak, and the dominant Polo R project that won four consecutive titles in the World Rally Championship from 2013 to 2016. Before joing VW in 2011, the Frenchman, best known as 'FX', was previously involved in F1, touring car and WRC projects with Renault and Peugeot before being appointed as Chief Rally Engineer for...
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