F1 NATION: 'A story of a man who started with nothing’ – Damon Hill remembers Sir Frank Williams


This week's episode of F1 Nation pays tribute to Sir Frank Williams, the Williams co-founder who this weekend passed away at the age of 79. Damon Hill shares his memories of the Formula 1 icon, alongside Tom Clarkson and Natalie Pinkham.

"I was in awe of Sir Frank", says Damon, who won the 1996 Formula 1 World Championship with Williams. "There will be so many people who were touched by his organisation, his determination to succeed and his love of motor racing".

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Damon, Tom and Natalie reflect on Sir Frank’s incredible passion and spirit and what made him an extraordinary person. He leaves behind a remarkable legacy – one that his former driver Damon thinks will be difficult to emulate – with 16 World Championships among Sir Frank's many achievements.

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Plus, Saudi Arabian Grand Prix CEO Martin Whitaker gives us a detailed look at the Jeddah Corniche circuit, and reveals its incredible top speeds.

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And we take a trip inside the minds of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton with a world-leading expert in driver psychology, Dr Riccardo Ceccarelli of Formula Medicine. He tells us how the two title rivals differ mentally, and which one is better suited to the immense pressure building at the end of this nail-biting season.

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