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F1 'spy-gate' mechanic dies aged 56

Nigel Stepney, the former Ferrari mechanic at the heart of the 2007 'spy-gate' scandal, has died in a road accident, aged 56. Stepney was sentenced in Italy to 20 months in prison after being found guilty of sabotage, industrial espionage and sporting fraud. Stepney had leaked nearly 800 pages of confidential Ferrari information to McLaren ahead of the 2007 season. He did not serve the sentence, but never worked in Formula 1 again. More to follow.
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