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Old 3 May 2021, 18:40 (Ref:4049485)   #1
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Bill Whittington 1949-2021

IMSA (and Indycar) racer Bill Whittington, who along with his brother Don and Klaus Ludwig won the 1979 24 Hours of LeMans, has died.

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Old 4 May 2021, 13:17 (Ref:4049619)   #2
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Sad news, what with Bobby Unser's death happening too
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The Whittingtons led a colorful life. One should be so lucky, say whatever you feel about some of their dealings, but to go out giving a terminal friend a plane ride...
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One should be so lucky, say whatever you feel about some of their dealings, but to go out giving a terminal friend a plane ride...
They were air racers before they were auto racers, and there is a poignancy about what happened, that he was in the air. Good on him and his heart. May he R.I.P.
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