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Jason Fitch
Pro Driver
Jason Fitch


Number of posts : 664
Age : 43
Location : Frankfort, IN
Registration date : 2015-04-18

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PostSubject: RIP Charlie Whiting   RIP Charlie Whiting Icon_minitimeThu 14 Mar 2019 - 17:09


Formula 1 Race Director, Starter and myriad other Technical positions holder, Charlie Whiting died early this morning, March 14th in Melbourne, Australia after suffering a Pulmonary Embolism. He was preparing for this weekends 2019 Season opener, he was 66.

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"You need to grab a hold of that line between Speed and Chaos and you need to wrestle it to the ground like a Demon Cobra!"

When in doubt and you can't figure it out...Just Stand on It!
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David Sabre
Racing Legend
David Sabre


Number of posts : 5340
Age : 58
Location : england
Registration date : 2012-02-25

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PostSubject: Re: RIP Charlie Whiting   RIP Charlie Whiting Icon_minitimeThu 14 Mar 2019 - 17:56

https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/news/f1/charlie-whiting-paragon-calm-common-sense
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Jacob Fredriksson
Racing Legend
Jacob Fredriksson


Number of posts : 1047
Age : 33
Location : Sweden
Registration date : 2014-01-15

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PostSubject: Re: RIP Charlie Whiting   RIP Charlie Whiting Icon_minitimeThu 14 Mar 2019 - 19:40

Indeed very shocking. Couldn't believe it when I read this this morning. I'm sure his absence will be felt in the days, months and years to come. RIP.

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"I'm going for first!" "...the man's an animal..."
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Happy and proud 1988 CART Champion! ~ 2017
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Lukáš Vydra
Experienced Driver
Lukáš Vydra


Number of posts : 317
Age : 29
Location : Czech Republic
Registration date : 2018-10-29

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PostSubject: Re: RIP Charlie Whiting   RIP Charlie Whiting Icon_minitimeFri 15 Mar 2019 - 13:04


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I am a simple guy - I see McLaren, I take it :conduit:

Best result on the grid - 4th (2019's Gold Star Rd2 - Hockenheimring)
Best result in the race - 8th (2019's Gold Star Rd3, 2019's 1996 BTCC Rd9 Race 2, 2019's Gold Star Rd4, 2019's 1996 BTCC Rd10 Race 2)
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Michal Janak
Racing Legend
Michal Janak


Number of posts : 1077
Age : 49
Location : Brno, Czech Republic
Registration date : 2010-03-25

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PostSubject: Re: RIP Charlie Whiting   RIP Charlie Whiting Icon_minitimeFri 15 Mar 2019 - 22:16

Crying or Very sad

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Status: back from retirement
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