Former Williams engineer Andy Lewis has been confirmed as the Head of Aerodynamics for Ginetta’s LMP1 project, the British constructor announced on Thursday.
Lewis, who spent the last three years aero testing LMP1 cars on behalf of Williams Advanced Engineering, joins Ginetta’s design team that includes Adrian Reynard and Paolo Catone, headed up by technical director Ewan Baldry.
“The opportunity to lead the aerodynamic development of Ginetta’s LMP1 car is an exciting prospect,” he said.
“I’m looking forward to working with Ewan and the rest of the team he has brought together, I’m sure we will be able to draw on all of our experience to deliver a strong solution for the 2018 season.”
Baldry added: “I worked with [Andy] for many years at Juno and his knowledge is second to none as he has worked across a multitude of motorsport platforms which will be essential for the success of the project.”
A number of CFD runs have already been completed of the new car, with creation a 50 percent scale model next up in the development process.
The Mechachrome-powered Ginetta will make its debut in the WEC next year, as a LMP1 non-hybrid.