Patrick Head steps down at Williams

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In the round-up: It’s the end of an era at Williams as Patrick Head steps down after 34 years.

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Patrick Head Steps Down from WGPH Board of Directors (Williams)

“Frank Williams commented, ‘Patrick and I have been in partnership for 34 years. During that time, he has been the leader of the technical team that has won the majority of our race wins and championships. This is a remarkable legacy and one which will be treasured and definitely not forgotten.'”

New Year Honours for Newey and Mansell (F1)

“[Adrian] Newey, Red Bull?s chief technical officer, receives an OBE (Officer of Order of the British Empire) for services to motorsport, while [Nigel] Mansell picks up a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to children and young people in his role as president of charity UK Youth.”

Greedy prix? (The Age)

Mark Webber is surely one of the most underrated Australian sports stars ? a true talent and humble operator who worked diligently to get a drive and, now a success, appears free with both his time and his charity enterprises.”

Call me MC Laren: Lewis Hamilton records secret R&B album (The Sun)

“Sadly we won’t be hearing any of his singing. It’s just for his own pleasure.”

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41 comments on Patrick Head steps down at Williams

  1. Speed Damon (@speeddemon) said on 2nd January 2012, 19:54

    Sad to see Patrick Head leave. An all time Great

  2. amid lauren (@antoniobartolomeu) said on 3rd January 2012, 11:35

    at last!

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