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.

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