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Martin Williamson, who grew up in the era of James Hunt, Niki Lauda and sideburns, became managing editor of ESPN EMEA Digital Group in 2007 after spells with Sky Sports, Sportal and Cricinfo

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  • Swiss Grand Prix 1953
  • Ascari disobeys team order to take final victory
  • August 23, 1953: Alberto Ascari had secured his second championship three weeks earlier at the Nurburgring, and he underlined his two-season dominance with victory in the Swiss Grand Prix

  • German Grand Prix 1953
  • Ascari's title but Farina turns back the clock
  • August 2, 1953: Alberto Ascari duly secured his second successive world championship, although he did so while out of the places for only the second time in two seasons

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