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Williams ‘fed up' of financial stress before sale

Claire Williams has admitted relief about the sale of her family’s F1 team as she had been “fed up” of not having the funds necessary to move forwards. Williams F1 were bought by American investment company Dorilton Capital last August and Claire, who had been deputy team principal to her father, the team’s founder Sir Frank, left her role after the Italian Grand Prix in early September. Although the Williams title will live on, the family’s exit from day-to-day proceedings marked the end of an era that had begun back in 1977 with the team’s entry into F1 and has resulted in them winning nine constructors’ World Championships and seven drivers’ titles. But Williams have...
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