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Chadwick keeps 'F1 dream alive' by continuing Williams role

The three-time W Series champion will continue her role in the F1 team's Driver Academy.

Jamie Chadwick has said she is keeping her "F1 dream alive" by continuing her role in the Williams F1 Driver Academy. The three-time W Series champion will be moving to the US to compete in the 2023 Indy NXT series - previously Indy Lights - with Andretti Autosport. Alongside this Williams have confirmed that she will continue her personalised simulator program with the team to aid in her progression as a driver, and will provide support to her race preparations. Chadwick said the move to continue with Williams will enable her to immerse herself within the team more, as she sets sights on her goal of reaching F1 within the next five years . She said: “To be continuing my relationship with Williams is amazing; I’ve had their support since 2019. Having the opportunity to immerse myself within the team and keep that F1 dream alive is very important. I look forward to seeing what we can achieve together.”

Williams: Chadwick 'core part' of Driver Academy

Chadwick has already tested in Indy NXT towards the end of last season and said she was "pleasantly surprised" with the outcome . Sven Smeets, Sporting Director at Williams Racing, said Chadwick is a "core part" of the Driver Academy and the team will be supporting her as she takes on the IndyCar support series in the US. He added: "We’re very excited to have Jamie continuing as a core part of our Driver Academy at Williams Racing. "She’s an incredibly talented driver and an important role model in inspiring the next generation of females in motorsport. We look forward to supporting her in 2023 while she takes on the new challenge in Indy NXT.”

"I've got a big year ahead" 💪⁰⁰Bring on 2023, @JamieChadwick ! 🤩⁰⁰ #WeAreWilliams pic.twitter.com/ZdYJg9HdNk — Williams Racing (@WilliamsRacing) January 18, 2023

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