An emotional exit from the legendary sport of Formula 1, Claire Williams explains reasons why the family-owned team Williams Racing has been sold off.
Claire Williams, the owner of the Williams Racing Formula 1 team, announced their exit from Formula 1 this past weekend, at the Italian Grand Prix in Monza on Saturday the 5th of September 2020. She expressed her love for the sport of Formula 1 and how important the legacy of Williams Racing is to her and her family.
Williams Racing started in 1977 and is responsible for 7 drivers championships, 9 constructors championships and 128 pole positions, and have without a doubt made their mark on Formula 1 history. Williams Racing consisted of using Ford, Renault, Mecachrome, Supertec, Cosworth, Toyota and lastly Mercedes AMG engines, and was home to drivers such as Alan Jones, Finland's Keke Rosberg, Britain's Nigel Mansell, Damon Hill, David Coulthard and Jenson Button, France's Alain Prost, Brazil's Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna, and Canada's Jacques Villeneuve.
Claire Williams stated that it was her decision to sell the team, and will not be working with her beloved family-owned Formula 1 team going forward. She will always love what she has done and given to Williams Racing but she feels the time has come to offer the responsibilities to someone else who can offer more to the brand.
Take a look at the video below by YouTube channel, Sky Sports F1, on Claire Williams reveals reasons for F1 exit ahead of final Grand Prix as a family run team.
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