The 20-year-old Australian is about to group up with the Italian squad for the three-day check at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit from 16-18 December.
This can be Williams’ first expertise behind the wheel of an F2 automotive with the chance arriving following his second season of FIA F3.
Driving for Jenzer Motorsport, Williams completed nineteenth within the total standings on this 12 months’s F3 Championship, the spotlight being a maiden podium courtesy of a third place finish in Race 1 at Paul Ricard.
“I can’t wait to have my first style of Formulation 2 with such an expert group in Trident Motorsport,” mentioned Williams.
“They’ve had nice outcomes this 12 months, with their spotlight being successful the groups’ championship in Formulation 3. I’ve been getting ready bodily for the testing for the previous few months.
“The step as much as a automotive which is heavier, and corners and accelerates sooner than something I’ve ever skilled earlier than will push me even additional, so I have to be prepared.
“I’m certain the three-day program may even be intense, so I’ll have my endurance examined as properly.
“The Formulation 3 season could have completed, however my coaching and preparation undoubtedly hasn’t. I had a pair days off, earlier than getting straight again into specializing in the check.”
Calan Williams, Jenzer Motorsport
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Crew Supervisor Giacomo Ricci added: “Calan has nice potential, and we’re very happy to be working collectively for the testing in Abu Dhabi.
“We all know he has extra to precise as he has all of the traits of a driver to realize outstanding outcomes.
“In the course of the weeks of preparation, we have been capable of create an ideal feeling with the motive force, along with an ideal working tempo that I’m certain will result in superb outcomes.”
Trident is but to verify any plans for different drivers to check at Abu Dhabi.
One driver that’s tipped to look on the F2 check is Turkish rising star Cem Bolukbasi, who completed fifth in Euroformula Open this 12 months driving for Van Amersfoort Racing, though the group he’ll drive for in Abu Dhabi is but to be confirmed.