Rokit Williams Racing has recruited two new engineers to boost its senior technical staff, with David Worner and Jonathan Carter expected to join the British outfit “in the near future”.

Worner will assume the role of chief designer, transferring from Red Bull, while Carter will move in from Renault to assist the former and also and head Williams’ design office.

“Dave and Jonathan bring enormous experience, knowledge and skills to the Williams team, and we are delighted that they are joining us in the near future,” said Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams.

“They will strengthen our design capabilities and work closely with Adam Carter, our Chief Engineer, and the other senior members of the Engineering team on the design and development of the next generation of Williams F1 cars.”

Worner is currently responsible for the Red Bull Racing/Scuderia Toro Rosso Synergies initiative and has been working in Formula 1 since 1997, when he joined Arrows as a Design Engineer.

Carter’s career in motorsport started in 1979 with Reynard Racing Cars, the British enfineer also working for Arrows as a Design Engineer for six years.

He then moved to McLaren in 2002 where he eventually became Deputy Head of Vehicle Design in 2012.

Carter is joining Williams from the Renault F1 Team where he has been Head of Composite Design since 2015.

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