Formula One Safety pioneer Sid Watkins dies, aged 84

Discussion in 'International Series' started by Administrator, Sep 13, 2012.

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    Professor Sid Watkins, the former FIA medical delegate credited with bringing huge improvements in safety and medical provision to Formula One racing, has passed away at the age of 84.During an F1 career spanning over 25 years, Watkins, affectionately known in the paddock as 'the Prof', helped save the lives of countless drivers including Rubens Barrichello, Didier Pironi and Mika Hakkinen

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