Charlie Whiting was a uniquely important figure in F1 and the tragedy of his untimely death touched everyone in the sport, writes Dieter Rencken.
Former Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone says he can’t imagine what the sport will do without its long-serving race director Charlie Whiting, who died today.
Charlie Whiting, who has passed away at the age of 66, began his F1 career as a mechanic and rose to a unique position of authority in the sport.
Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has died at the age of 66, three days before the opening race of the new season.
Responses have been planned to prevent repeats of track limits abuses involving Max Verstappen and Nico Hulkenberg in races last year.