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Renowned F1 director Charlie Whiting dies | Al Jazeera English

Formula One has been shocked by the sudden death of Race Director Charlie Whiting, just days out from the first Grand Prix of the season.

The 66-year-old died of a pulmonary embolism in Melbourne on Thursday.

Australian Michael Masi will act as temporary race director for the season opener in Melbourne.

Al Jazeera’s Paul van der Werff reports.

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