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Happy three-quarters-of-a century to Sir Frank!

Frank Williams turns 75-years-young today, and what a quarter of a century it's been for one of Formula 1's most prolific team owners.

A fighter as well as a survivor, the massive battles - both personal and professional - Frank had to contend with in his lifetime have put him at the top of the F1 paddock's most admired list.

From the days of running his affairs from a telephone box after being disconnected to the glory years of Williams in the 1980s and 1990s, it was a rocky road from rags to riches.

But amid the highs and lows, Frank never lost his heart for racing, and for its absolute pinnacle, Formula 1. Happy birthday to a true racer.