With the departure of Mike Coughlan, the door opened for Pat Symonds at the Williams F1 team, and Pastor Maldonado commented: "I think we need some change"
The Williams F1 Team has announced that Mike Coughlan has stepped down from his position as Technical Director and will leave the team with immediate effect.
The Formula One Young Drivers Test will take place at Silverstone on July 17th to the 19th.
Objectives: Aero evaluations, set-up work and tyre testing.
Valtteri Bottas will start 16th with Pastor Maldonado 17th for the Australian GP later today.
Valtteri Bottas spent the weather affected tyre testing and set-up work.
Valtteri Bottas: "I had a really strong first impression of the FW35"
Valtteri Bottas enjoyed the last two days in particular when he drove the new car.
Valtteri Bottas completes first day an an official race driver for the Williams F1 team.
The Williams F1 team continued to test changes on their 2012 FW34 car with Pastor Maldonado. Tomorrow Valtteri Bottas will finish the final two days at Jerez preseason testing.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, F1 correspondent