On Thursday morning, Charlie Whiting passed away after suffering a pulmonary embolism. The Formula 1 race director was aged just 66. Following the tragic news, drivers and teams have spammed Twitter with their thoughts and prayers.
Very sad and shocked to hear Charlie passed away. Thank you for always looking out for us, F1 will not be the same without you. RIP Charlie pic.twitter.com/EzD6q0xmPu— Max Verstappen (@Max33Verstappen) March 14, 2019
my thoughts are with the family and friends. R.I.P. Charlie.. we‘ll miss you! pic.twitter.com/78Q2aBwSLL— Nico Hülkenberg (@HulkHulkenberg) March 14, 2019
The whole motorsport family will miss you. Thanks for everything you did Charlie! R.I.P pic.twitter.com/UUm4diOoZE— Pierre Gasly (@PierreGASLY) March 14, 2019
Adiós a una gran persona, un hombre que fue un amigo y una guía en el paddock. Se le va a extrañar al gran Charlie Whiting. Mis pensamientos y oraciones están con toda su familia. ¡Descansa en Paz, Charlie! pic.twitter.com/ezhHcjydjv— Sergio Pérez (@SChecoPerez) March 14, 2019
We are shocked and saddened to hear of Charlie Whiting’s passing and our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues. pic.twitter.com/gRDunCfb72— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) March 14, 2019
Deeply saddened about Charlie’s passing. I always enjoyed a racing discussion with one of the most outstanding professionals in our sport. He will be very missed. All my sympathies with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/OXUVESdgnc— Carlos Sainz (@Carlossainz55) March 14, 2019
We are terribly saddened to hear of Charlie Whiting's passing. Charlie was a true legend of the sport and will be greatly missed. Everyone's thoughts at Williams are with his family and friends at this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/rWBjYuank9— ROKiT WILLIAMS RACING (@WilliamsRacing) March 14, 2019
Horrible news from Melbourne. All my thoughts goes to Charlie's family.— Charles Leclerc (@Charles_Leclerc) March 14, 2019
The motorsport world will miss you.