Tributes Pour in for Late F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting

Charlie Whiting

With barely 24 hours left until the Australian GP weekend can kick off, tragedy struck the paddock. Long-time F1 Race Director, Charlie Whiting suddenly passed away due to a Pulmonary Embolism. For the uninitiated, a pulmonary embolism is when an artery develops a clot and it could be fatal.

Following the news, tributes poured in from around the F1 paddock and even a few drivers outside the sport. Here is how Twitter reacted to the shocking news of his passing at the age of 66.

Haas F1 paid tribute even further for the late Whiting