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Tributes pour in following the death of Dietrich Mateschitz

Teams and key figures from the world of Formula 1 have been paying tribute to Dietrich Mateschitz, who passed away on the eve of the United States Grand Prix.

Following the news of the passing of Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz, teams and personnel from the F1 paddock have been sending tributes and condolences. Responsible for the creation of the Red Bull Racing and AlphaTauri teams, Mateschitz was an instrumental figure in the sport. Since its foundation in 2005, his Red Bull Racing team have become one of the most formidable in the sport, achieving four Constructors' Championship titles and four Drivers' Championships. Tributes to Mateschitz came from Formula 1, fellow competitors, and key figures in the sport.

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pic.twitter.com/SZOPPcUBpG — FIA (@fia) October 22, 2022

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pic.twitter.com/NLS3noh0CU — Formula 1 (@F1) October 22, 2022

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pic.twitter.com/3BGnr8OMdd — Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team (@MercedesAMGF1) October 22, 2022

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We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dietrich Mateschitz. A man who loved our sport and challenges. On behalf of everyone at Ferrari, we offer our condolences to his family and to our friends at @redbullracing and @AlphaTauriF1 . Our thoughts are with them all. pic.twitter.com/WAJMnaD2c6 — Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) October 22, 2022

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Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN are saddened by the news of the passing away of Dietrich Mateschitz. Our thoughts and sympathy are with Dietrich's family and friends at this moment, as well as with everyone at Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri. — Alfa Romeo F1 Team ORLEN (@alfaromeoorlen) October 22, 2022

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Very sad news. Dietrich was an extremely nice man, mighty entrepreneur and marketeer, and big sports fan not least motor racing. He played a huge role in F1 over the decades and created a livelihood for many thousands of families. He was a winner. Rest in peace https://t.co/zTCRynFUZk — Martin Brundle (@MBrundleF1) October 23, 2022

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Our condolences go out to the entire Red Bull family and, of course, the friends and family of Dietrich Mateschitz following the sad news of his passing today. A great man whose impact on our sport cannot be overstated. Rest in peace. — Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 Team (@AstonMartinF1) October 22, 2022

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RIP Didi Mateschitz ! What a journey he had, what a vision he followed, beyond impressive. — alex wurz (@alex_wurz) October 22, 2022

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Following the sad passing of Dietrich Mateschitz, our thoughts and condolences are with Dietrich’s family and friends, @RedBullRacing , @AlphaTauriF1 and the wider @RedBull family. Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/TPYvjkM87P — McLaren (@McLarenF1) October 22, 2022

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Very sad to hear about the passing of Dietrich Mateschitz. A huge supporter and investor in the world of motorsport but always in a quiet and understated manner, away from the limelight. My condolences to the Mateschitz family and everyone at Red Bull. — Karun Chandhok (@karunchandhok) October 22, 2022

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Williams Racing is very sad to learn of the passing of Dietrich Mateschitz. We are sending our thoughts and condolences to his family and friends and everyone at the Red Bull and Red Bull Racing family at this time. pic.twitter.com/PDuoTzbUIJ — Williams Racing (@WilliamsRacing) October 22, 2022

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