Richard Williams joins the Independent

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Richard Williams, the award-winning sports journalist, joins The Independent tomorrow. Williams has won two of sports journalism's most prestigious awards in recent years. In 1995 he was named Sports Feature Writer of the Year for his work as Chief Sports Writer of The Independent on Sunday. The following year he won the Sports Writer of the Year award.

Williams is the author of two acclaimed books on motor racing, The Death of Ayrton Senna and Racers, which was shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award last year.

In his first article tomorrow Williams reports from Japan on Michael Schumacher's attempt to end Ferrari's long wait to regain the Formula One world championship.