Today at the age of 67 years departed this life the first racer Patrick Williams Nev.
Belgian early years had a passion for cars, and so began his journey as a student in the racing school of Jim Russell in the UK. After Nev moonlighted as an instructor, simultaneously collecting money for their own performances.
The first success came to him in 1974 when he won the Formula Ford behind the wheel of a Lola T340. The following year, a solid performance in the Formula 3, and a sufficient amount of money guaranteed his participation in the tests of F1 behind the wheel of a Brabham team RAM Racing.
Speaking on an irregular basis in vneshtatnyj races Nev in the end because of the lack of funds has held a season-1977 in the Formula 2. Thanks to the podium in the race at Silverstone, he obtained the necessary financial support and became the racer of the newly founded Frank Williams and Patrick Head of Williams Grand Prix Engineering. Because the team used last year’s car March, on top of the Belgian didn’t count.
In the same year, the Grand Prix of Canada became the final point in the relations between driver and team.
In subsequent years, Nev has participated in the Belgian touring car racing and at Le Mans.
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