News Details

Patrick Head remembers friend and partner Frank Williams

Patrick Head, the original co-owner and second driving force behind the Williams F1 team has paid homage to his friend and partner Frank Williams who passed away at 79 on Sunday. Head, the chief designer of several of the Grove-based outfit's championship winning cars, had but few credentials and even less knowledge of Formula 1 when he was hired by Williams in 1975. But from there on, the young graduate in engineering from London's University College never looked back. After Williams departed the outfit owned by Walter Wolf and set up his own team, Head didn't think twice about following the racer into his new endeavor. "It was a big step for me, but Frank's total enthusiasm and...
Full Story »
1mo ago from F1i.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Sir Frank Williams 1942 – 2021

A very sad day in Formula 1 with the announcement of the passing of Sir...
1mo ago from TheParcFerme.com

Sir Frank Williams passed away peacefully today

Sir Frank Williams – the longest-serving Team Principal Formula 1 has...
1mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Williams F1 team founder Sir Frank Williams dies, aged...

Sir Frank Williams, founder of the Williams Formula 1 team, has passed...
1mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Ecclestone: They don't grow them like Frank anymore

Former Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone paid tribute to the late Sir...
1mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

UPDATED: Jack Miller tests positive for Covid, Ducati...

UPDATE: Ducati has announced that, following the news of Jack Miller's...
1d ago from Crash.net

RNF: Binder's Moto3 fightbacks mean potential for...

Darryn Binder's ability to fight through the Moto3 field on an...
1d ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Herta not disappointed to miss out on F1 berth

Andretti buyout of Alfa Romeo Sauber could have berthed F1 opportunity for...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

WRC champion Ogier on course to extend Monte Carlo win...

Ogier – with Benjamin Veillas on the notes – increased his overall...
1h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Team News: Arsenal vs. Burnley injury, suspension...

Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest injury and suspension news ahead...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal make next move to sign Dusan Vlahovic as Edu...

ARSENAL are reportedly still determined to sign Dusan Vlahovic in this...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.