Geoff Willis on the challenge at Hispania

Geoff Willis on the challenge at Hispania

Geoff Wills has accepted the challenge of leading Hispania's technical team with enthusiasm, despite the difficult situation the Spanish squad has been in from the start. The team has improved, but Willis wants more, as he tells Edd Straw

Since starting his grand prix career as a CFD pioneer with the mercurial Leyton House team over 20 years ago, Geoff Willis's CV has been a story of big teams.

Amid the disintegration of the turquoise dream in the early 1990s, he followed Adrian Newey to Williams and was part of a visionary aerodynamics department that revolutionised F1. Stints at British American Racing/Honda, where it was all about making a team that was often too big and incoherent work, and Red Bull Racing, where he played a key role in its evolution from shambolic Jaguar to winning machine, followed.

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