Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Williams F1 > Majority Share in WHP

Today, Williams F1 team, confirmed that it has acquired a majority shareholding (78%) in WHP (Williams Hybrid Power).
In 2009 WHP re-focused its development efforts (reductions in CO2 emissions) to road vehicle applications of the technology and has recently partnered with Porsche AG to run the system in the manufacturer’s new Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid.

AT&T Williams driver, Nico Hulkenberg, has experienced the technology when he completed three laps of the 24 kilometre Nordschleife on Friday 23 April driving the 911 GT3R.

WHP was successful this year at the debut in the Porsche hybrid, finishing 1st in its class and 3rd place on the second race of the season at the Nurburgring.

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