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Charlie Whiting's legacy in F1 will endure forever - GPDA

The Grand Prix Drivers’ Association have paid tribute to Charlie Whiting, asserting his legacy will last forever in Formula 1, following his death on Thursday. Whiting had travelled to Australia for the start of the 2019 season but suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism during the early hours of Thursday morning in Melbourne. Whiting has worked at the FIA since 1988 and for the last 21 years has been Formula 1’s Race Director, having also taken on the role of Permanent Starter and Safety Delegate. Whiting’s roles meant he formed a close bond with Formula 1’s drivers through the years, including leading the Drivers’ Briefing, with the field of 2019 expressing...
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