Era ends as Williams terminate tie-up with major sponsor PDVSA

Williams will end their tie-up with Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA at the close of the Formula One season after Pastor Maldonado’s departure from the team, deputy principal Claire Williams said on Monday.

“It (the branding) won’t be on the car for next year,” she told Reuters at the presentation of Brazilian Felipe Massa, currently with Ferrari, as Maldonado’s replacement on a multi-year deal.

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