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  1. Sunday 3 April 2016

  2. Whiting responds to fears over 2017 rules 07:26

    Whiting responds to fears over 2017 rules

    Charlie Whiting, the FIA's Race Director, has responded to concerns from drivers that Formula 1's regulation overhaul for 2017 will send the sport in the wrong…

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  3. Sunday 20 March 2016

  4. 03:26

    Video of the Day: Whiting on 2016 changes

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  5. Friday 18 March 2016

  6. Whiting: FIA will hear every radio message 13:12

    Whiting: FIA will hear every radio message

    Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting is sure that every piece of radio communication will be heard by Race Control as the sport prepares to introduce a…

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  7. Wednesday 9 March 2016

  8. Whiting: Watkins Glen 'wonderful' for F1 11:23

    Whiting: Watkins Glen 'wonderful' for F1

    Charlie Whiting, Formula 1's Race Director, reckons Watkins Glen would be a "wonderful" track to add to the sport's calendar, after visiting the track on…

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  9. Thursday 3 March 2016

  10. Uncertainty over Formula 1 qualifying format 08:05

    Uncertainty over Formula 1 qualifying format

    Uncertainty remains over the qualifying format Formula 1 will use in 2016, following meetings between team bosses, drivers and the FIA at the Circuit de…

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  11. Saturday 28 November 2015

  12. Mercedes seeks FIA rule clarifications 12:17

    Mercedes seeks FIA rule clarifications

    Mercedes has requested clarification from the FIA stewards at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix over a number of subjects, ostensibly including the partnership between…

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  13. Friday 23 October 2015

  14. Second USGP practice session called off 20:59

    Second USGP practice session called off

    Friday's second practice session for the United States Grand Prix has been called off by officials, with no sign of the poor weather conditions which have hit…

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  15. Saturday 29 August 2015

  16. Whiting: In F1, no one day is like another 15:46

    Whiting: In F1, no one day is like another

    In 1988, after a lengthy stint as an engineer at Bernie Ecclestone's Brabham team, Charlie Whiting joined the FIA's technical department, initially…

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  17. Sunday 23 August 2015

  18. Whiting: Starts should place emphasis on drivers 09:55

    Whiting: Starts should place emphasis on drivers

    Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting says that the sport's new start rules, which will come into force in the Belgian Grand Prix, were required to put the…

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  19. Thursday 13 August 2015

  20. Whiting: Revised Mexico track retains 'character' 10:22

    Whiting: Revised Mexico track retains 'character'

    Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting says the revised Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez has retained many of the characteristics of the original layout for its…

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  21. Saturday 4 July 2015

  22. FIA issues Copse track limits warning 09:34

    FIA issues Copse track limits warning

    Formula 1 drivers have been warned about exceeding the track limits ahead of Saturday's qualifying session for the British Grand Prix at…

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  23. Friday 10 October 2014

  24. FIA, teams to discuss safety changes 21:38

    FIA, teams to discuss safety changes

    The FIA is set to meet with Formula 1 teams at Sochi Autodrom on Saturday morning to explore ways of ensuring that drivers slow down sufficiently under yellow…

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  25. FIA releases more details of Bianchi crash 21:13

    FIA releases more details of Bianchi crash

    Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, released more details about the circumstances leading up to Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix accident during a press…

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  26. Saturday 20 September 2014

  27. Full radio ban delayed to ensure 'fairness' 10:31

    Full radio ban delayed to ensure 'fairness'

    The FIA backtracked on its plans to introduce a full radio clampdown in Singapore to ensure "fairness". After announcing that all messages – via radio or…

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  28. Monday 15 September 2014

  29. Radio clampdown also applies to pit boards 17:31

    Radio clampdown also applies to pit boards

    Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, has sent a fresh technical directive to teams confirming that the radio message restrictions from the Singapore Grand Prix…

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  30. Thursday 11 September 2014

  31. FIA restricts team radio transmissions 11:04

    FIA restricts team radio transmissions

    The FIA has restricted radio messages by banning all pit-to-car talk relating to car or driver performance. Race Director Charlie Whiting, who has acted on a…

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  32. Wednesday 20 August 2014

  33. Formula 1 circuit in Sochi approved by FIA 11:43

    Formula 1 circuit in Sochi approved by FIA

    Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has confirmed that the new track in Sochi will be granted the necessary licence in order for it to stage the inaugural…

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  34. Monday 14 July 2014

  35. Whiting: McLaren sparked standing restarts 02:17

    Whiting: McLaren sparked standing restarts

    Charlie Whiting has revealed that a discussion with McLaren resulted in the concept of standing restarts. The regulation, to be introduced next season, will…

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  36. Sunday 13 July 2014

  37. Whiting praises Sochi circuit progress 09:41

    Whiting praises Sochi circuit progress

    Formula 1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has praised construction progress at the new Russian Grand Prix track within the grounds of Sochi's Winter Olympic Park…

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  38. Saturday 5 July 2014

  39. FIA issues track limits warning before qualifying 11:36

    FIA issues track limits warning before qualifying

    Charlie Whiting has issued a track limits warning ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Formula 1's Race Director says there will be a "zero…

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  40. Friday 4 July 2014

  41. Whiting: All teams 'enthusiastic' about standing restarts 09:36

    Whiting: All teams 'enthusiastic' about standing restarts

    FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting says that all 11 Formula 1 teams were in agreement with regards to the introduction of standing restarts from next…

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  42. Sunday 22 June 2014

  43. FIA issues fresh Turn 8 warning for race 11:34

    FIA issues fresh Turn 8 warning for race

    The FIA has issued a fresh track limits warning ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix, informing drivers that if they gain an advantage by running wide at Turn 8…

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  44. Saturday 21 June 2014

  45. Times to be deleted for exceeding limits 10:35

    Times to be deleted for exceeding limits

    Drivers risk losing their lap times during Austrian Grand Prix qualifying if they stray too far off the track. As Formula 1 returned to Spielberg and the…

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  46. Wednesday 28 May 2014

  47. Whiting suggests extra time after yellow flags 10:55

    Whiting suggests extra time after yellow flags

    Charlie Whiting suggests that qualifying should be extended if yellow flags appear in the closing stages of a session, in a bid to avoid the controversy…

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  48. Sunday 23 March 2014

  49. Whiting prepared for exceptions to track limits rule 13:24

    Whiting prepared for exceptions to track limits rule

    Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has conceded that some exceptions will be made to the rule regarding the abuse of track limits during…

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  50. Tuesday 18 March 2014

  51. Whiting: Red Bull only have themselves to blame 17:39

    Whiting: Red Bull only have themselves to blame

    F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting has confirmed Red Bull Racing was warned during the Australian Grand Prix that its fuel flow rate on Daniel Ricciardo’s RB10…

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  52. Thursday 13 March 2014

  53. Teams could skip FP3 to preserve cars 10:42

    Teams could skip FP3 to preserve cars

    Formula 1 teams could skip final practice at this weekend's Australian Grand Prix to ensure that their cars are prepared to take part in qualifying, given the…

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  54. Whiting hints at relaxed 107 per cent rule 10:21

    Whiting hints at relaxed 107 per cent rule

    FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting expects the 107 per cent qualifying rule to be relaxed this season. As per Formula 1's current regulations, drivers who…

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  55. Tuesday 11 February 2014

  56. FIA set to tweak nose regulations for 2015 15:29

    FIA set to tweak nose regulations for 2015

    Governing body the FIA is set to alter Formula 1's nose regulations ahead of the 2015 season. This year, teams have produced a variety of striking solutions…

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  57. Thursday 30 January 2014

  58. Whiting: New Lotus complies with the rules 13:03

    Whiting: New Lotus complies with the rules

    FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting has quashed suggestions that the Lotus E22 is illegal. Last week, the Enstone-based outfit published two digital rendered…

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  59. Monday 7 October 2013

  60. FIA to review Korea fire truck incident 11:23

    FIA to review Korea fire truck incident

    Governing body the FIA is set to study the events which unfolded in the wake of Mark Webber's fiery retirement during the closing stages of Sunday's Korean…

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  61. Thursday 12 September 2013

  62. Whiting inspects Mexican F1 circuit 19:16

    Whiting inspects Mexican F1 circuit

    Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting visited the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez on Wednesday in preparation for the proposed return of the Mexican Grand…

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  63. Friday 23 August 2013

  64. Whiting refuses to allow more practice starts 06:00

    Whiting refuses to allow more practice starts

    FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting will not allow extra practice starts to be made during Friday practice at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, despite calls from…

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  65. Sunday 30 June 2013

  66. 'I almost red-flagged race'  – Whiting 19:15

    'I almost red-flagged race' – Whiting

    Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has revealed that the British Grand Prix was close to being red-flagged, with four drivers suffering left-rear tyre…

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  67. Thursday 27 June 2013

  68. Fuel efficiency key in 2014, says Whiting 01:00

    Fuel efficiency key in 2014, says Whiting

    Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has stated his belief that fuel efficiency will be fundamental to success when the new era of engine regulations are…

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  69. Tuesday 1 January 2013

  70. Whiting: People will get used to new engines 11:00

    Whiting: People will get used to new engines

    FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting is confident that Formula 1 supporters will quickly adapt to the sound of the turbo engines in 2014. In a bid to give the…

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  71. Thursday 6 December 2012

  72. FIA confirms DRS usage tweaks for 2013 03:00

    FIA confirms DRS usage tweaks for 2013

    The FIA, Formula 1's governing body, has ratified the restriction of DRS to designated zones for all sessions from the 2013 season onwards. According to Race…

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  73. Thursday 29 November 2012

  74. 'Vettel pass was legal' - FIA's Whiting insists 12:45

    'Vettel pass was legal' - FIA's Whiting insists

    FIA race director Charlie Whiting has insisted that Sebastian Vettel's overtake on Jean-Éric Vergne during last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix was completely…

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  75. Friday 16 November 2012

  76. FIA to restrict use of DRS from 2013 08:35

    FIA to restrict use of DRS from 2013

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA will restrict the use of the Drag Reduction System (DRS) from the 2013 season onwards, meaning drivers will only be able to…

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  77. Wednesday 26 September 2012

  78. Whiting gives green light for Texas track 09:04

    Whiting gives green light for Texas track

    Charlie Whiting has cleared Austin’s Circuit of the Americas as fit to host the returning United States Grand Prix. The first F1 race in the country since…

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  79. Tuesday 7 August 2012

  80. Whiting: Schumacher should know the rules 08:52

    Whiting: Schumacher should know the rules

    Charlie Whiting has hit out at Michael Schumacher, claiming the seven-time World Champion did not fully understand the Formula 1 regulations at the Hungarian…

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  81. Wednesday 11 July 2012

  82. Whiting hints at no ‘stepped noses’ next season 15:30

    Whiting hints at no ‘stepped noses’ next season

    FIA’s Charlie Whiting has hinted that we could see the last of the stepped noses at the end of 2012. Fans across the world have stated their displeasure of…

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  83. Tuesday 10 July 2012

  84. Austin officials encouraged by recent progress 08:26

    Austin officials encouraged by recent progress

    Circuit of The Americas workers are on schedule ahead of the venue's maiden Grand Prix later this year, with track President Steve Sexton stating that the…

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  85. Wednesday 13 June 2012

  86. FIA’s Whiting visits Austin F1 circuit 08:54

    FIA’s Whiting visits Austin F1 circuit

    FIA technical delegate and Race Director Charlie Whiting paid his first trip to Austin’s Circuit of the Americas on Tuesday, ahead of this November’s…

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  87. Friday 16 March 2012

  88. FIA plans to scrap stepped noses 05:04

    FIA plans to scrap stepped noses

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA is pushing to rid the sport of platypus-like front nose sections when the new set of technical regulations is introduced for…

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  89. Sunday 11 March 2012

  90. Interview with the FIA's Charlie Whiting 17:34

    Interview with the FIA's Charlie Whiting

    With a host of regulations changes being introduced for the 2012 Formula 1 season, who better to explain them all than Race Director Charlie Whiting? The FIA…

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  91. Thursday 23 February 2012

  92. Red Bull and Ferrari alter testing days 17:31

    Red Bull and Ferrari alter testing days

    Red Bull considered skipping the final day of this week’s Barcelona test in order to enjoy a private day at the Circuit de Catalunya next week, GPUpdate.net…

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  93. Thursday 1 September 2011

  94. Indian circuit ‘exceeding expectations’ for FIA 14:52

    Indian circuit ‘exceeding expectations’ for FIA

    FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting was more than pleased with his latest inspection of India’s Buddh International Circuit on Thursday. The venue will…

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  95. Thursday 4 August 2011

  96. Indian track inspection delayed until September 13:44

    Indian track inspection delayed until September

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA will inspect India’s brand-new Buddh International Circuit on Thursday 1 September following a delay, according to the…

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  97. Thursday 14 July 2011

  98. Exhausts to be raised for 2012 14:27

    Exhausts to be raised for 2012

    Following several meetings of the Technical Working Group (TWG) at Silverstone last weekend, teams have agreed to raise the overall position of exhausts in…

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  99. FIA confirms Valencia specification for engine maps 13:54

    FIA confirms Valencia specification for engine maps

    F1 governing body the FIA has officially confirmed what teams agreed at Silverstone, in that settings for engine mapping and diffusers will now be reverted to…

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  100. Saturday 9 July 2011

  101. We are at a disadvantage, says Horner 12:41

    We are at a disadvantage, says Horner

    Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner believes his team has been disadvantaged as a result of the recent blown diffuser clarifications made by the FIA’s…

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  102. FIA cuts Renault teams' diffuser allowance 10:16

    FIA cuts Renault teams' diffuser allowance

    Meetings are continuing at Silverstone during third free practice on Saturday morning, with Renault having been told by Formula 1 governing body the FIA that…

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  103. Monday 27 June 2011

  104. FIA to discuss red flag regulations 09:26

    FIA to discuss red flag regulations

    FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting has explained that Formula 1’s governing body is to discuss the sporting regulations involving red flag periods. In…

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  105. FIA’s Whiting explains engine mapping change 09:15

    FIA’s Whiting explains engine mapping change

    From the upcoming British Grand Prix, Formula 1 teams will no longer be able to make use of advanced engine mapping settings to reap lap time gains in…

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  106. Saturday 21 May 2011

  107. Ferrari rear wing declared illegal 09:45

    Ferrari rear wing declared illegal

    Ferrari will be forced to use its Turkey-specification rear wing for the rest of the Spanish Grand Prix weekend after it was decided by the FIA that its new…

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  108. Friday 20 May 2011

  109. Whiting: Two DRS zones for Montreal and Valencia 21:42

    Whiting: Two DRS zones for Montreal and Valencia

    There will be two DRS zones during the upcoming Canadian and European Grands Prix, FIA Technical Delegate Charlie Whiting has confirmed. For the race at…

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  110. FIA to decide on legality of Ferrari rear wing 21:15

    FIA to decide on legality of Ferrari rear wing

    The FIA is in talks with Ferrari about the new rear wing that has been introduced by the Italian squad for this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix, with Technical…

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  111. Diffuser protests possible, admits Whiting 19:01

    Diffuser protests possible, admits Whiting

    FIA Technical Delegate Charlie Whiting has explained that teams using clever off-throttle engine map settings to keep exhaust gases flowing over their cars…

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  112. Whiting holds meeting about engine mapping 17:26

    Whiting holds meeting about engine mapping

    Following Friday practice at the Circuit de Catalunya, FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting is heading a driver meeting in relation to engine mapping, with the…

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