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Formula 1 sports director Charlie Whiting dies

Whiting died in Melbourne three days before the Australian Grand Prix, which will open the new season. He began his career in Formula 1 in 1977

Charlie Whiting

(Photo: Pavel Golovkin / AP)

Formula 1 sports director Charlie Whiting died in Melbourne at the age of 66. The cause of death was pulmonary embolism, according to the website of the International Automobile Federation (FIA).

"I have known Charlie Whiting for many years, he was a great director, a central and unique figure in Formula 1, who embodied the ethics and spirit of this fantastic sport." Formula 1 "lost a true friend" FIA president Jean Todt said.

Their condolences have already led the McLaren team, Renault, Toro Rosso, Red Bull Racing and others.

As racing director, Whiting pushed the starting lights on the track and started the races. In addition, he was a FIA security delegate and the head of the Formula 1 technical department. His responsibilities included logistics management in all Grand Prix and car control in the pits.

As racing director, Whiting pushed the starting lights on the track and started the races. In addition, he was a FIA security delegate and the head of the Formula 1 technical department. His responsibilities included logistics management in all Grand Prix and car control in the pits.

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