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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:10 am 
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Just caught this on the bulletin as i woke up this morning, a sad day for rally fans

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/gla ... 997134.stm

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:16 am 
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Dreadful news. The two rally icons both dead within a year or two of each other.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 10:50 am 
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Hmm, gutted when I read this. Not just one of the best rally drivers in the world but a keen MTB'er aswell. Sad loss.

Thoughts go out to the other three people in the 'coptor and their families too.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 1:36 pm 
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Sadly it has been confirmed :(
Him, his son, his sons friend, and a family friend

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/gla ... 997270.stm


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:10 pm 
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Bummer. :(

A sad day for all.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:31 pm 
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Thats tragic, suppose it makes you reallise when you think you've got problems ect how lucky you are really. How sad, I feel for those he left behind too :(


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 5:05 pm 
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I remember watching him and burns fight it out at the festival of speed a few years ago...

Both sadly now gone :(


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 16, 2007 5:47 pm 
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This is the man who single-handedly got me interested in Subaru's.
Tragic accident! :cry:

Sadly missed but never forgotten............


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 12:16 am 
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Very very sad indeed.. Spooky his boss nearly met with the same fate the following day..

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/engl ... 997784.stm

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:35 am 
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comfirmed dead this morning along with his 5 year old son :cry:

sad day indeed.


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