Terzi resigns from Williams

Williams has been forced to reshuffle its technical department following the resignation of chief aerodynamicist Antonia Terzi on Wednesday afternoon. Her position has been taken by former Ligier technical director Loic Bigois, who has worked at Williams since last year

Terzi resigns from Williams

Terzi's resignation has come at the end of an overall disappointing season for Williams - and after an incredible amount of focus on the hammerhead nose that the team started the season with before it was abandoned from the Hungarian Grand Prix onwards.

The team did end the season on a high, however, with Juan Pablo Montoya claiming victory in the season closing Brazilian Grand Prix.

It is understood that Terzi has simply resigned from her job, rather than left the team to join a rival outfit. The change has led to Williams technical director Sam Michael promoting Bigois to the role of chief aerodynamicist.

Bigois has enjoyed a lengthy career in Formula 1, having had spells at Ligier, Sauber, Prost and Minardi before joining Williams.

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