It is with great sadness that today we report the death of Lady Virginia Williams, wife of Williams Founder and Team Principal Sir Frank Williams.

Williams-F1-LogoThe team issued a short statement confirming Lady Virginia’s passing after a lengthy struggle against cancer.
“Lady Virginia, or ‘Ginny’ as she was better known, died peacefully at the family home last night surrounded by Frank and the rest of the Williams family. Ginny had been bravely battling cancer for the past two and a half years.”
”Ginny will always be an integral part of Williams’ history and success, and today we pay tribute to a much loved member of the Williams family who will be sorely missed.”

The Formula 1 Blog extends its condolences to Sir Frank and rest of the Williams family.