Ronnie Andersen wins Charlie Whiting Award

Dane Ronnie Søgård Andersen has won the Charlie Whiting Award, a former Formula 1 racing director who died suddenly in March 2019 before an Australian injury.

The FIA ​​has established a special award for which race directors or track secretaries from different countries can apply – their candidacies are determined by national sports organizations, and then the candidates are selected by the FIA.

Andersen raced in karting and Formula Ford, worked as a mechanic, race engineer and team manager. He has worked his way up from marshal and controller to track secretary and recently made his debut as race director in the Super GT Denmark series.

Prize for the winner – participation in a training program under the wing of experienced race directors, attending FIA events for 12 months – and developing their skills,

Andersen was announced as the 2022 Laureate of the Race Directors’ Virtual Seminar with more than 200 officials working in various FIA competitions around the world. The award was presented via videoconference by FIA Deputy President for Sport Robert Reid.

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