Williams seeking fresh start in F1

LONDON -- With an overhauled car and a new driver, Williams hailed a "fresh start" as the team looks to bounce back from its worst season in Formula One.

The British-based team allowed a sneak peek Tuesday of its new FW34 at preseason testing in Jerez, Spain, with the car designed by new technical director Mike Coughlan having fewer than 5 percent of the parts from last year's car and also a new engine supplier in Renault.

With Bruno Senna replacing Rubens Barrichello as the new partner of Pastor Maldonado, team principal Frank Williams is confident of improving on the five points earned in 2011, saying "we feel ready and strong for the fight."

Williams dominated F1 in the 1980s and '90s, winning nine constructors' championships and seven drivers' titles.