Lewis Hamilton and F1 drivers pay tribute following race director’s death
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Lewis Hamilton has described Charlie Whiting as an “iconic figure” in Formula 1 following the race director’s sudden death at the age of 66.
Whiting, one of the most influential people in the sport, suffered a pulmonary embolism on Thursday morning in Melbourne.
He was due to officiate this weekend’s season-opening Australian GP.
Hamilton said he was shocked by the news.