Bitter-sweet weekend for Britain's best

Bitter-sweet weekend for Britain's best

Britain's two giants of Formula 1, Williams and McLaren – 17 constructors' titles between them – claimed all the headlines in Barcelona, as Tony Dodgins explains

You could not have scripted it better. There was a party on Saturday night for Frank Williams, whose 70th birthday was on April 16, and for whom a surprise celebration was organised at the season's first European race. His entire family was in attendance. If ever anything was fate…

On Sunday night, after Pastor Maldonado had won his first grand prix with a flawless drive, there was no one in the place feeling anything other than heartfelt best wishes for Sir Frank and his team.

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