Rest in peace to legendary F1 driver and founder of Williams F1 Frank Williams

Sir Frank Williams, f1 driver and founder of his own team has died on n this snowy day at the age of 79.

7w ago

He started his f1 career in 1966 and founded his own team (Williams, which still runs today) 11 years later in 1977

A statement was issued:

"Today we pay tribute to our much loved and inspirational figurehead. Frank will be sorely missed. We request that all friends and colleagues respect the Williams family's wishes for privacy at this time.

”For those wishing to pay tribute, we ask that donations are made in place of gifts to the Spinal Injuries Association, alternatively we would welcome flowers to be placed at the entrance of the team's headquarters in Grove, Oxfordshire. Details of the memorial service will follow in due course."

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