How F1 tech reaches supermarkets, soldiers and saves babies
From grand prix racing roots, Williams Advanced Engineering has quietly built a business credited with saving Formula E and advancing technology in various projects, but why does it prefer a low profile?
Supermarket shoppers, babies in desperate need of emergency transportation and British soldiers - all are linked by one company. It's got a famous first name in the motorsport sphere too: Williams Advanced Engineering.
Alongside Williams's illustrious 42-year history in Formula 1, its 114 grand prix wins, seven drivers' champions and nine constructors' titles, WAE can trace its roots back through the team's involvement with the Metro 6R4 rally car, the Renault British Touring Car squad and the 1999 Le Mans-winning BMW V12 LMR machine.
Joey Mawson made waves in the middle of the last decade, beating future Haas Formula 1 driver Mick Schumacher - among other highly-rated talents - to the 2016 German F4 title. A run in F1's feeder GP3 category only caused his career to stall, but now back in Australia Mawson's S5000 title success has set that to rights
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