Williams Formula 1 Team Signs Venezuelan Maldonado to Partner Barrichello

The Williams Formula One team said in a statement it signed Venezuela’s Pastor Maldonado to be the teammate of Rubens Barrichello next season.

The 25-year-old Maldonado, who raced in the GP2 series since 2007, will become the first Venezuelan to race in the most-watched series since Johnny Cecotto in 1984.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Duff at aduff4@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.