The last goodbye to Carlos Reutemann

In private, the last Argentine to shine in Formula 1 was fired.

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At midmorning this Thursday, relatives and close friends fired Carlos Alberto Reutemann, who passed away Wednesday at age 79. The restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic prevented more people from approaching to fire the last Argentine who shone in the F1 and that, moreover, it was twice governor of the province of Santa Fe and national senator.

Lole's wake ended in the morning and, immediately, a funeral procession began to a private cemetery located in the town of Monte Vera, north of the city of Santa Fe.

Carlos ReutemannNear the coffin of the former pilot, covered with an Argentine flag, there were always his daughters, Cora y Mariana ; Veronica Ghio, His couple; Y Enrique Reutemann, his brother.

"He was a very respected person in the Formula 1 environment ... In Europe he was perhaps more respected than here, but he was an undisputed number 1"Enrique explained in dialogue with the press.

Although Cora and Mariana preferred not to make statements, they authorized journalists to follow the funeral procession and to cover the last goodbye of their father, one of the great idols of Argentine sports.

Upon his death, both the province of Santa Fe and the national government declared two days of mourning.

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