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New Williams to debut on January 19 18 Dec 2008

Kazuki Nakajima (JPN) Williams 2009 Interim Car Formula One Testing, Jerez, Spain, Tuesday 9 December 2008.

Williams’ 2009 race car, the Toyota-powered FW31, will make its track debut at the Algarve Motor Park circuit near Portimao in Portugal on Monday, January 19, the team have announced.

The FW31 will be running in its winter test livery and its full racing colours will not be unveiled until prior to the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in March. The driver line-up for the car’s maiden test has yet to be confirmed.

Renault will also be rolling out their 2009 machine, the R29, at Portimao on that day.