The deal also makes PKN Orlen a main sponsor of the F1 team in a profile-raising move.
The racing legend said he was leaving Williams to “move on to the next chapter of my career.”
The Formula Student competitions aim to test the knowledge and skills of aspiring F1 engineers in practice. The participants design and test the racing cars, even making most of the parts themselves.
Ahead of Sunday’s F1 comeback, TFN’s Joanna Jasińska takes a look back at the racing legend’s extraordinary life.