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Frank Williams, 1987.


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Frank Williams, 1987. In the late 1960s he established Frank Williams Racing Cars, and in 1972 the first Williams built F1 car appeared. He went into partnership with the oil magnate Walter Wolf in 1976. But in early 1977 he established Williams Grand Prix Engineering with Patrick Head and left Wolf. In 1980 Alan Jones took the championship for the team. Teamed with Honda in 1983 they achieved World Championship success in 1986 and 1987, with drivers Nelson Piquet and Nigel Mansell. In 1988 Honda decided to join McLaren. Williams then teamed up with Renault and were even more successful winning World Championships in the early 1990s with Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost. Frank Williams, 1987.