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Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix: Drivers Lead Tributes To Marshal

The Formula One world has paid tribute to the marshal who died at the Canadian Grand Prix.

The unnamed man, 38, had done the job for 10 years. He died from injuries sustained after being hit by a recovery vehicle while helping to remove the Sauber of Esteban Gutierrez. The Mexican had crashed seven laps from the end of the race.It is the first time a marshal has lost his life at a grand prix since Graham Beveridge was killed by flying debris at the 2001 Australian Grand Prix. The previous year, Paolo Ghislimberti died after being struck by a wheel at the Italian Grand Prix.

Tributes have poured in following the news. World Champion Sebastian Vettel said:I am very, very sad to hear this news and my thoughts are with his family ...

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