WATCH: The remarkable Sir Frank Williams remembered
A true legend of the sport, Sir Frank Williams turned a simple dream into a dynasty, building his own team and conquering Formula 1. Will Buxton narrates a tribute to the unique Team Principal who yesterday died at the age of 79.
The iconic team boss founded Williams Grand Prix Engineering in 1977 alongside Patrick Head, the outfit going on to win 16 Formula 1 World Championships as it turned into an F1 powerhouse. Along the way, Williams faced trials, tribulations, triumphs and tragedy.
News of Sir Frank Williams' passing emerged on November 28, the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Zak Brown, Jean Todt and more paying tribute to the former team leader.