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Ex-Ferrari man Stepney dies

Nigel Stepney, the former Ferrari engineer who was a central protagonist in the 2007 'Spygate' controversy, has been killed in a road car accident on Friday aged 56.The Briton worked in F1 from the late 1970s for first Shadow and then Lotus and Benetton before joining Ferrari as a mechanic in 1992, rising to the role of race and test technical manager during the height of the Italian team's success with Michael Schumacher in the early 2000s. He was sacked by Ferrari in July 2007 after the team alleged he had passed a confidential document of technical information on to then McLaren Technical Director Mike Coughlan, an incident that gave rise to the long-running 'Spygate' saga which...
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