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Williams says thanks to rival teams and all reacted people for helping during fire in Spain

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Williams very disappointed after the great results at Spanish Grand Prix. The team celebrates the Maldonado’s Spanish victory after sometimes fire broke out Williams pit garage; the rival teams and fire employees quickly helped and controlled fire.

Williams chief operations engineer Mark Gillan has offered his thanks to rival teams, track employees and all reacted people so rapidly to the fire in its pit garage after the Spanish GP.

“On behalf of Williams, I’d like to thank all of the team members from other teams for their helped during the fire,” Gillan told Autosport.

“We were overwhelmed by the support. It was really impressive. Williams would like to say thanks to the teams, the FIA, FOM and all of those who came to help. It was a serious issue and I am very grateful indeed.

“What happened after a great result is very disappointing, but things were limited by the fast response of our team and everyone who helped.”

Mark Gillan says that Williams has vanished more race equipment in the fire, and he surely team will ready for next Monaco race weekend.

“We had a lot of damage and we have lost a lot of equipment, including IT equipment,” said Gillan. “Over the next couple of days we will be looking at where we are parts-wise.

“We will have everything we need to run operationally at Monaco, but we may be missing a few of the extras because obviously we don’t carry a complete set of spares for everything.”


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