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The F1 paddock pays tribute to Charlie Whiting

Australian Grand Prix – There has been an outpouring of sadness and tributes to the late Charlie Whiting, after the Race Director passed away in his sleep on Wednesday night. The sad news broke on Thursday morning that Charlie Whiting, the FIA's Race Director since 1997 but with F1 involvement going back to the 70s, had passed away of a pulmonary embolism overnight. Understandably, this led to tributes being paid to Whiting everywhere. The FIA Press Conference with five of the drivers got underway with them being asked for their thoughts about the man who oversaw their F1 racing careers: 'I’ve known Charlie since I started in 2007.' said Lewis Hamilton. 'I made some comments this...
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