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Wolff is no 'marketing scheme'

Susie Wolff is adamant she's with Williams based on her talent and not as part of a "marketing scheme" by the F1 team. Earlier this year, the Scot became the first female to drive at a grand prix weekend since 1992 when she climbed into the cockpit of a FW36 at Silverstone. Another Friday practice session followed in Germany with Wolff impressing as she finished just two-tenths behind team-mate Felipe Massa. "Many people said that this is just a marketing scheme," she told the official F1 website. "but 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 the sessions and said that he...
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