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    LTLF Legend
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    Default Sir Frank Williams takes the chequered flag

    Sir Frank Williams: Formula 1 team founder dies aged 79


    „Legend“ doesn’t do him justice.

    „I believe in socialism because it seems more humanitarian, rather than every man for himself and 'I'm alright jack' and all those arsehole businessmen with all the loot. I made up my mind from viewing society from that angle. That's where I'm from and there's where I've made my decisions from. That's why I believe in socialism“

    „Don't forget you're alive. 'Cause sometimes when you walk around the city and you're in a bad mood, you can think, hey, wait a minute, we're alive! We don't know what the next second will bring and what a fantastic thing this is. This can get easily forgotten in the routine of life, and that's something I'm trying to bring to my attention at all times. Don't forget you're alive. We're not dead, you know. This is the greatest thing.”

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    Ian Storey-Moore
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    Default Re: Sir Frank Williams takes the chequered flag

    Very sad news. Williams were always my favourite team as a lad in the 80s watching Alan Jones win the title and later Nigel Mansell too.

    A genuinely lovely man too by all accounts.

    RIP Sir Frank

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    Viv Anderson
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    Speluncarrum Domus

    Default Re: Sir Frank Williams takes the chequered flag

    Sad loss remembered for the days when F1 was worth watching.

    I fell in love with football as I was later to fall in love with women,. Suddenly, uncritically giving no thought to the pain it could bring. - Nick Hornby

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    13th Duke of Wybourne
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    knee deep in clunge

    Default Re: Sir Frank Williams takes the chequered flag

    RIP. A true legend of motorsport.

    "Ive only met Andy....last week actually and can confirm he is in 2nd place in sexiest fucker on here stakes." -Barry

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    Nigel Clough
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    Down South

    Default Re: Sir Frank Williams takes the chequered flag

    Just watched the documentary made in 2017 about Frank Williams on BBC iPlayer. Brought back loads of memories when those distinctive Williams livery with Canon logos dominated F1.

    Last edited by siforest65; 10-12-21 at 21:17.




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