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Michael Masi steps in as F1 race director

Shattered FIA president Jean Todt says an emergency plan is in place to ensure the Australian Grand Prix runs smoothly after Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting's sudden death. The emotional motorsport world body president confirmed Formula 1 deputy race director Michael Masi (pictured above with Whiting) would step up for Whiting for this weekend's season opener in Melbourne. Whiting, 66, died of a blood clot of the lungs in Melbourne on the eve of the 2019 season, sparking fears it may severely impact the running of the Australian Grand Prix. Considered one of the sport's most influential figures, the beloved Whiting was an authority on rules and technical regulations and a key link...
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