Despite enormous pain, Cora Reutemann took strength and used social networks to confirm the death of his father, Carlos Reutemann. It was the best way to repay the love and support that so many Lole fans gave him in recent weeks, in which his health deteriorated.
"Dad left in peace and dignity after fighting like a champion with a strong and noble heart that accompanied him to the end", wrote Cora, who on Tuesday night had to go out to deny also by the networks that his father had died, as reported by several national media.
“I am proud and blessed for the father I had. I know that he will accompany me every day of my life until we meet again in the house of the Lord ”, added Cora, who along with her sister Mariana they spent the last ones accompanying the 1 Formula 1981 runner-up.
Carlos Reutemann was the most successful of the Argentine pilots of F1 after the fivefold champion Juan Manuel Fangio. Ran for Brabham, Ferrari, Lotus y Williams, in a campaign that spanned from 1972 to 1982, with 12 wins and 45 podiums.
The former runner had suffered liver cancer in 2017 for which he underwent surgery in the United States. His health deteriorated in recent years and worsened in recent weeks by successive digestive bleeding.