Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams dismissed speculation Bernie Ecclestone was involved in the team’s sale to new owners Dorilton.
However Williams made it clear Ecclestone “has nothing to do with our new ownership.”
“Dorilton Capital is completely independent,” she said. “Bernie is not the new owner of Williams.”
Williams said more will be made known about the private investment fund which has acquired the team in the neat future.
“The Williams family have always put this team first and we wanted to make sure that we would be able to find new owners for it that did understand this sport.
“I can’t go into a whole lot of detail as to the people behind Dorilton. We will be able to make that clearer over the coming weeks and months but they’ve done a huge amount of due diligence since the start of this process.
“They were in the process from the beginning, they have spent an awful lot of time behind the scenes going through everything that you would expect them to go through to understand our team but also to understand the sport.
“They have some very strong advisors as well, who have been helping them through this process to build their knowledge and of course there’s still going to be a learning process for them but they are already within the team, they’re working on Grove with our team there currently in order to understand what’s required moving forward. So I have absolute confidence that they are the right people to take this team forward.”
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