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Former Ferrari engineer Nigel Stepney dies

– Nigel Stepney, a former engineer with Ferrari and one of the men at the centre of the 'Spygate' scandal back in 2007, has died. The 56-year-old was killed in a car accident this morning. He leaves behind his partner, Ash and daughter, Sabine. Stepney, who began his F1 career with Shadow in 1977, had spells with Team Lotus and Benetton before joining the Scuderia. In 2010, he was recruited by JRM Racing and most recently held the position of team manager and chief mechanic, overseeing the continued development of the 2014-specification Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3. "From the moment Nigel joined JRM in 2010, he was a vitally important member of the team and brought a level of...
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