Domingos Piedade, Mr. Formula One, died

The former manager and sports director became known as "Mr Formula 1" after many years of commenting on this motorsport on RTP.

"He was one of the great behind-the-scenes figures in international motorsport," says José Silva Pires, a former DN motorsports journalist. He also recalled that he worked with internationally renowned Formula 1 brands and drivers and was an in-depth expert on motorsports and in the industry. His last position was director of AGM, the sports branch of Mercedes.

Among the pilots Domingos Piedade worked with are big names like Emerson Fittipaldi, Ayrton Senna or Michele Alboreto. He won the 24 Hours Le Mans as Porsche Team Leader.

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