Israeli Roy Nissany is to be Williams’ take a look at driver in Plan 1 in 2020.
The 25-365 days-ragged, who closing raced in Plan 2 in 2018 and would possibly perhaps likely likely perhaps bear to attain so yet again this season, will force in three phrase sessions and one take a look at as allotment of his role.
“Here’s a landmark for motorsport in Israel,” Nissany said following the announcement in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.
“The skills I will create this 365 days immersing myself within the personnel will likely be priceless.”
Deputy personnel essential Claire Williams said: “Roy demonstrated his capabilities driving within the submit-season Abu Dhabi take a look at closing 365 days and we had been extraordinarily impressed with what he would possibly perhaps likely likely attain in a short space of time. He’s a exhausting-working individual who we’re angry to be working with this 365 days.”
Nissany is the son of Chanoch Nissany, who turned the predominant and, prior to now, handiest Israeli to buy allotment in a mountainous prix weekend when he performed the predominant phrase session on the 2005 Hungarian Spacious Prix for Minardi.