Montoya hits out at Williams

Montoya hits out at Williams
McLaren driver Juan Pablo Montoya has condemned former team boss Frank Williams for disparaging remarks and a lack of support during his tenure with the English team. In Melbourne for the opening round of the Formula 1 championship, Montoya was quoted by BBC Sport as saying that he felt unappreciated at his former team. "I don't know what they wanted," he said. "I was winning races. He (Frank Williams) just complained I was overweight and unfit and just whinged about it. "Frank always complained that I was overweight. When I got into Formula 1 everyone said I was fat. I weighed less then than I do now. It's pretty demotivating. I thought I was working pretty hard - and someone goes and says that."Montoya, fresh from a successful off-season testing programme, went on to claim that he is much happier in his new surroundings, noting that he feels more able to do his job efficiently with McLaren. "At BMW Williams they expect you to get the things done,"said Montoya. "Here at Mercedes and McLaren they give you the tools to do the things. It makes a big difference for the driver - the driver is a lot more appreciated."
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