Williams adds Ukrainian karting prospect Bondarev to driver academy

Williams has announced that European karting champion Oleksandr Bondarev has been signed to its driver academy. Bondarev was crowned the CIK-FIA Karting European Champion this year, becoming the first Ukrainian to take the title. Now the 14-year-old has been added to the Williams set-up after also signing for Prema’s karting team ahead of an attempt at the FIA Karting World Championship in October. “I am so excited to join the Williams Racing Driver Academy,” Bondarev said. “Williams Racing is one of the most iconic teams in motorsport, having had some of the best drivers in the sport race for them…

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