What the new Williams tells us about F1 2017

What the new Williams tells us about F1 2017

The early images of Williams's FW40 don't reveal the full picture of Formula 1's new rules era, but there are plenty of details to look at in more depth, and some pointers that perhaps the new regulations don't actually go very far

The Williams FW40 is the first of the 2017 Formula 1 designs to break cover, and after all the talk of new regulations and the dramatic new look of grand prix cars, the initial impression is to ask if it really is a new car?

Of course it is, and Williams has put a huge amount of work into this design, but the regulations are written around the same basic concept as they were last year so inevitably it's recognisable as being from the same family of cars.

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