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Ecclestone: Passing of Charlie Whiting a 'big, big loss' to F1

©WRI2 Phillip van Osten 14/03/2019 at 18:3114/03/2019 at 18:36 Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone believes the sport will struggle to replace Charlie Whiting, a man who juggled with an equal talent several acts in F1. Whiting passed away in Melbourne early Thursday morning from a pulmonary embolism, on the eve of the opening round of the 2019 season. The 66-year-old FIA race director had started his career in motor racing as a simple mechanic, rising through the ranks and hired by Ecclestone to work for his Brabham outfit in the 80s. "It’s a big, big, big loss to Formula One. He kept things on the road and kept the FIA pretty well straight because he’d look after the rules and...
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