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Former Ferrari F1 winner Patrick Tambay passes away

Article To news overview Two-time Ferrari Formula 1 race winner Patrick Tambay has passed away aged 73 in France following a long illness. Tambay - who started 114 Grands Prix between 1977 and 1986 - had been suffering from Parkinson's disease and died in his native France where his family confirmed the news to French news agency AFP. During his spell in F1, Tambay made his debut for the Surtees team, having finished third in the 1976 European Formula 2 Championship. He then spent time with McLaren as the team's performance dropped off in the late 1970s after James Hunt's title win, before moving back into the midfield. However, the death of Gilles Villeneuve in 1982 meant Ferrari drafted...
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