Williams confirms Barrichello and Hulkenberg

Nov.2 (GMM) Williams on Monday confirmed the open secret about its drivers for the 2010 season. After completing the 2009 championship with Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima in Abu Dhabi, the British team announced a wholesale change for next year.

“Rubens (Barrichello) needs no introduction,” said team boss Sir Frank Williams. “He is not only the most experienced driver in formula one, but a passionate and talented driver who fought hard for the drivers’ championship this year.

“Nico Hulkenberg won the GP2 championship this season as a rookie and has previously won the F3 Euroseries, Formula Masters, A1 GP and Formula BMW Germany,” the 67-year-old added.

AT&T Williams Statement

AT&T Williams confirm Barrichello and Hulkenberg

02 November, 2009, Oxford, UK. The AT&T Williams team today confirmed that its drivers
for 2010 will be Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hulkenberg.

Frank Williams, Team Principal, said, “Rubens needs no introduction. He is not only the
most experienced driver in Formula One, but a passionate and talented driver who fought
hard for the Drivers’ Championship this year. Nico Hulkenberg won the GP2 Championship
this season as a rookie and has previously won the F3 Euroseries, Formula Masters, A1 GP
and Formula BMW Germany.”

He continued, “Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima remain our drivers until the end of 2009
and I would like to take this opportunity to thank them for their contribution to the team. Nico
and Kazuki have represented AT&T Williams and our partners with dedication, discipline and
skill and we wish them every success with their future endeavours.”
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