PR from ICN released - January 13th 1995 :-
Williams Grand Prix Engineering announced on 12 January that 1994 FIA International Formula 3000 Champion, Jean-Christophe Boullion has been appointed as official test driver to the team.
Frenchman Jean-Christophe, aged 25 years, impressed the team during testing at both Estoril and Paul Ricard last year. Team director, Frank Williams commented: "We were immediately impressed by both his speed in the car and his informative feedback to both the Williams and the Renault engineers. All our official test drivers have gone on to become Grand Prix drivers and we have every confidence that jean-Christophe has a promising future."
Boullion will undertake his first official test session for the Rothmans Williams Renault team in Estoril from 16 - 19 January.
Born: 27/12/1969, Saint Brieuc, Brittany, France Lives: Boulogne-Billancourt, near Paris Marital Status: Single - girlfriend Alexandra Career Details: 1982/1988: Karting 1988: 1st 'Volant Elkron-Montlhery (Formula Ford) 1989: 6th French Formula Ford Championship (six podiums) 1990: 1st French Formula Ford Championship (nine victories) 1991: 6th French Formula Three Championship (two podiums) 1992: 4th French Formula Three Championship (three victories) 1993: 8th International Formula 3000 Championship (two podiums) 1994: 1st International Formula 3000 Championship (three victories) - Spa Francorchamps, Estoril, Magny-Cours -