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F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting dies aged 66

Long-serving Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has passed away at the age of 66, the FIA has announced, just a few days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. A brief statement issued by motorsport's governing body on Thursday morning confirmed that Whiting died as a result of a pulmonary embolism. Whiting began his F1 career in 1977 working at the Hesketh team before becoming an integral part of the Brabham team in the 1980s. Whiting joined the FIA in 1998 and has been Formula 1's Race Director since 1997. “It is with immense sadness that I learned of Charlie’s passing,' said FIA President Jean Todt. 'Charlie Whiting was a great Race Director, a central...
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