News Details

F1 pays tribute to Charlie Whiting

Tributes from across the Formula 1 paddock have poured in following the tragic passing of race director Charlie Whiting at the age of 66. The FIA confirmed Whiting died on Wednesday night in Melbourne, three days before the start of the new F1 season, as a result of a pulmonary embolism. Whiting began his F1 career in 1977 with Hesketh before a stint at Brabham, and then went on to join the FIA in 1988. He served as F1's race director since 1997, as well as being the sport's chief safety delegate. With the news greeting the F1 paddock during the Australian Grand Prix media day, many drivers and other key figures were still coming to terms with Whiting’s passing and each told their own...
Full Story »
1y ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Tributes flow in for Charlie Whiting

Charlie Whiting with Daniel Ricciardo Tributes from across the motorsport...
1y ago from SpeedCafe.com

F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting dies aged 66

Long-serving Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has passed away at...
1y ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Formula 1 pays tribute to Charlie Whiting

Formula 1 has this morning woken to the sad news that FIA race director...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Tributes pour out for 'irreplaceable' Charlie Whiting

The death of 'irreplaceable' FIA F1 race director Charlie Whiting has...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP last-lap battles, pro-celebrity golf and...

s week’s roundup also features Champions League highlights, Lance...
3h ago from TheGuardian.com

Ducati needs ‘miracle’ to lure in-demand Jorge...

The 2020 MotoGP World Championship may not have turned a wheel in anger...
2h ago from Crash.net

MotoGP 2021 - Rider line-up so far...

Jack Miller has become the seventh rider to confirm his place on the 2021...
2h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

MILLER: Enough of this nonsense

I’ve kept my mouth shut, at least in column form, during this sim racing...
19h ago from Racer.com

Tire stint limit implemented for IndyCar's Texas return

NTT IndyCar Series season teams will need to adjust their routines when...
15h ago from Racer.com

Podcast: Who The Hell Are You, Paul Tracy?

The 18th of 22 episodes for Season 2 of Who The Hell Are You? features...
1d ago from Racer.com

Dragonspeed to focus on sportscar program, will miss...

US-based racing team Dragonspeed will not be competing in the 2020 NTT...
20h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Prodrive releases low-cost ventilator to aid COVID-19...

Prodrive and Cambridge University have worked together to release a...

WRC's Latvala in trouble over unpaid taxes

Finnish tax authorities have moved against Jari-Matti Latvala,...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal and Tottenham paired with interest in classy...

Arsenal and Tottenham both reportedly hold an interest in Roma loanee...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Mikel Arteta's influence in Arsenal's Philippe...

Mikel Arteta is the driving force behind Arsenal’s interest in Philippe...
4h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal 'to miss out on Genk's Jonathan David'

Arsenal are reportedly set to miss out on a summer deal for Genk forward...
4h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Stack - Why I stand by that punch at Beveren

Graham Stack’s loan spell to Beveren was eventful to say the least. Our...
4h ago from Arsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

Wolff wants Bottas to move to Renault – report

Valtteri Bottas could be the next driver on the... Read More »
6h ago from PlanetF1.com

Hamilton's warning: No substitute for experience

Lewis Hamilton has warned rivals there is... Read More »
2h ago from PlanetF1.com

Eight-race 2020 European calendar revealed

Formula 1 is set to approve an eight-race... Read More »
42m ago from GPFans.com

Recent News


2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.