Former F1 boss dies of cancer

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Former Benetton Formula One team boss and Gloucester rugby union chief Tom Walkinshaw has died at the age of 64 after losing a battle with cancer, the English club announced on Sunday.

During his career Walkinshaw ran the Ligier and Arrows Formula One teams and was also instrumental in bringing future world champion Michael Schumacher to Benetton.

His TWR Jaguar cars won three World Sportscar titles and triumphed at Le Mans in 1988 and 1990.

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