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Post by TrevorG » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:49 am

In all the turmoil of f1 at the moment it is sad to hear that Charlie Whiting died yesterday. A huge influence and a man capable of calming and befriending all in f1 and the circuits.

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Post by peter freeman » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:50 am

Hard to replace - whatever he did someone did not like it.

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Post by scimjim » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:53 am

A massive loss to the sport - RIP.

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Post by roymck » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:58 am

Charlie Whiting age 66 , the man who kept F1 drivers in there place . He was responsible for starting and finishing all F1 races .
A sad loss , sure the long haul flying was a contribution to his death.

Knew him many years ago via his brother Nick Whiting who ran a company called All Car Equipe near Brands Hatch . Got involved via my Friend who raced against Nick in racing special saloons. His brother met an unfortunate end. Google Nicks name for more info.

Posted this at the same time as the other post .
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Post by Coupe Racing » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:04 am

A huge loss

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Post by Roger Pennington » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:47 pm

As already said, a massive loss, he's been absolutely central to F1 for so long, the hub around which a race weekend (and so much more besides) revolves. I expect it will take several people to replace him. RIP


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Post by ScimmyMike » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:53 pm

Proper bloke, respected by all, feared by many team owners, a big loss to the sport for sure
RIP Charley we will remember you

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Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:21 pm

Charlie and Herbie Blasch both worked for Bernie when he owned Brabham (remember those 1500hp Parmalat sponsored BMW Turbos 8) 8) ), typical Bernie style he looked after his men and took them to run the F1 rights hed just bought. I'm sure Bernie, all the team owners and all drivers will be devastated!! Extremely difficult man to replicate

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