Sir Frank Williams 'stable' after going into hospital, says family in statement

Sir Frank Williams
Williams oversaw the early careers of paddock legends like Adrian Newey and Ross Brawn

Sir Frank Williams, who built the Williams team into one of the most successful in Formula 1, is in a stable condition after going into hospital.

"Frank's medical condition is a private matter and therefore the family will not be releasing any further details at this time," read a statement.

Williams spent some time in hospital with pneumonia in 2016.

He has used a wheelchair since a car crash in France in 1986.

During his time with Williams, the team won nine constructors' championships and seven drivers' titles, and dominated much of the 1980s and 1990s.

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