Williams FW43B-Mercedes: A complicated launch by hackers

The English team wanted to present the FW43B today through an augmented reality app.


With the aim of doing something different from the other teams in the F1, who chose streaming to showcase their new cars, Williams chose to innovate by presenting its Williams FW43B-Mercedes through an augmented reality app. However, his plans were not fulfilled because of hackers who decided to spoil the party.

Williams FW43B-Mercedes"Fans around the world will be able to see the new décor for the first time using a dedicated app that projects a full-size 3D model of the FW43B into their homes." the team had promised earlier this week.

"On launch day, those who have downloaded the app will receive a notification as soon as the content is available."added the Grove team.

Unfortunately, the app Williams Racing AR Launch 2021 it was corrupted on purpose and everything came to nothing, although in truth the images of the car that the Englishman will drive George Russell and the Canadian Nicholas latifi they began to be broadcast in different forums about four hours before the official launch.

Williams FW43B-Mercedes“We plan to reveal the FW43B through an augmented reality application. However, sadly, because the app was hacked before launch, this will not be possible. "Williams said.

"We were eager to share this experience with our fans and we can only apologize that this was not possible.", culminated.

Due to all this situation, the team run by Dorilton Capital He had no choice but to share the renderings of his vehicle through his social networks.

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