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Wolff 'not a marketing' ploy

Williams Martini Racing Williams development driver Susie Wolff has said that she is not at the team to be part of a marketing scheme, after becoming the first female driver to take part in an official session in 22 years. Wolff's debut run at Silverstone was truncated by a mechanical failure but her second outing at Hockenheim was more fruitful as she set a time just two-tenths of a second slower than Williams team-mate Felipe Massa. "So many people said that this is just a marketing scheme," she told the Official F1 Website. "But [team principal] Sir Frank Williams would never put someone in his car if he didn't believe that they are good enough. Frank came up to me after...
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