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#4465480 - 03/14/19 09:04 AM Charlie Whiting overleden  
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Charlie Whiting the chief Steward of F1 passed away today in Australia just before the opening of the 2019 season.

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Charlie Whiting, the head of Formula 1 for motorsport's governing body the FIA and one of the most influential people in the sport, has died aged 66.
Whiting suffered a pulmonary embolism on Thursday morning in Melbourne, where he was due to officiate this weekend's season-opening Australian GP.


https://www.bbc.com/sport/formula1/47564762


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#4465542 - 03/14/19 04:38 PM Re: Charlie Whiting overleden [Re: Alicatt]  
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A man who managed a difficult job very well, with a light touch. Poacher turned gamekeeper. smile2 RIP


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#4465752 - 03/15/19 11:17 PM Re: Charlie Whiting overleden [Re: Alicatt]  
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A unique man in the sport , irreplaceable.
RIP

#4465934 - 03/17/19 04:12 AM Re: Charlie Whiting overleden [Re: Alicatt]  
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Well thought of by all despite being in a delicate and often difficult position. A gentleman.
Condolences to his family and the F1 community. RIP


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