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Motor Racing

Sir Frank quits as Williams F1 chief


Team principal Sir Frank Williams signalled the end of an era yesterday with his decision to follow co-founder Patrick Head in stepping down from the board of the former Formula One world champions, the team that bears his name.

"I turn 70 in April and I have decided to signal the next stage in the gradual but inevitable process of handing over the reins to the next generation," said Sir Frank.