News Details

Ecclestone: Charlie saw it, heard it and did it all

The sudden death of Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting is a huge blow for the sport and leaves impossible shoes to fill, according to his former boss Bernie Ecclestone as tributes flowed in for a pillar of the sport. Whiting, 66, died overnight in Melbourne of a pulmonary embolism, three days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The governing FIA announced Australian Michael Masi would take over Whiting’s duties. Former F1 supremo Ecclestone, a long-time friend of the Briton who worked for him at the Brabham team in the 1980s, told Reuters that the job of race director was one of many roles carried out by Whiting. “It’s a big, big, big loss to Formula One. He kept...
Full Story »
5d ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Tributes flow in for Charlie Whiting

Charlie Whiting with Daniel Ricciardo Tributes from across the motorsport...
6d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Formula 1 pays tribute to Charlie Whiting

The entire Formula 1 community paid warm tributes to Charlie Whiting on...
6d ago from GPFans.com

Charlie Whiting dead at 66

Formula One race director Charlie Whiting, a popular and key figure in...
6d ago from GrandPrix247.com

Charlie Whiting is dead

Formula One race director Charlie Whiting, a popular and key figure in...
6d ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Five players Arsenal could sign in summer who are...

ARSENAL could target a number of free agents during the summer transfer...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal star makes transfer revelation: 'Now I will...

ARSENAL star Sokratis Papastathopoulos is ready to break AEK Athens...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

The THREE players Arsenal need to buy and the FOUR...

UNAI EMERY has had a steady first season as Arsenal head coach - but the...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

It's all fine, Raul Sanllehi's got this + April...

Today: a 2000 word treatise on the non-appointment of a Technical...
4h ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.