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Tributes flow in for Charlie Whiting

Charlie Whiting with Daniel Ricciardo Tributes from across the motorsport world have flowed in for Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting, who died unexpectedly in Melbourne a day before the 2019 season commenced. Whiting had been F1's Race Director since 1997, having joined the sport's governing body in the late 1980s. That followed stints at Hesketh and then Brabham, the latter with which he oversaw championship wins in 1981 and 1983 with Nelson Piquet. The Englishman played a key role in the sport, and was instrumental in formulating the sport's technical regulations. “I have known Charlie for all of my racing life. We worked as mechanics together, became friends and spent so much...
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