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Hamilton, Vettel and Button pay tribute to Charlie Whiting

Lewis Hamilton has described Charlie Whiting as an "iconic figure" in Formula 1 following the race director's sudden death at the age of 66. Whiting, one of the most influential people in the sport, suffered a pulmonary embolism on Thursday morning in Melbourne. He was due to officiate this weekend's season-opening Australian GP. "What he did for the sport, his commitment, he really was a pillar," five-time world champion Hamilton said. F1 director Whiting dies aged 66 "I've known Charlie since I started in 2007. Obviously, I'm incredibly shocked this morning to hear the sad news. "My thoughts and prayers are with his family. "[He was] such an iconic...
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