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maryportfuncity

Posted 17 July 2014 - 08:14 AM

View Postcharon, on 16 July 2014 - 08:11 PM, said:

View PostOctopus of Odstock, on 09 July 2014 - 09:02 PM, said:

Would he obit? Well, he's from New Zealand which won't help from that respect, but he's written many books on the subject and may just get something - certainly more than Bamber, who was really only identified with one magazine, will.





charon

Posted 16 July 2014 - 08:11 PM

View PostOctopus of Odstock, on 09 July 2014 - 09:02 PM, said:

Would he obit? Well, he's from New Zealand which won't help from that respect, but he's written many books on the subject and may just get something - certainly more than Bamber, who was really only identified with one magazine, will.




View Postcharon, on 07 April 2014 - 06:09 PM, said:

Ach no great loss....unlik...

Octopus of Odstock

Posted 10 July 2014 - 09:15 PM

That's right, but he also wrote biographies of Jim Clark, Denny Hulme and Bruce McLaren - the latter two he he actually worked for.

But the most likely link to an obit is his work with James Hunt in Against All Odds, Hunt's version of his 1976 title winning season.

That said, he's a well known name but in a niche field, so there's no guarantee of obit.

maryportfuncity

Posted 10 July 2014 - 07:40 AM

View PostOctopus of Odstock, on 09 July 2014 - 09:02 PM, said:

Eoin Young, 75, esteemed motor racing journalist, is very poorly right now, after years of ill health, and in truth, hard living. There's every chance that he won't see 2015, or possibly not even August, but if he does make January, regrettably, I can't see him being alive for much longer.

Would he obit? Well, he's from New Zealand which won't help from that respect, but he's written many books on the subject and may just get something - certainly more than Bamber, who was really only identified with one magazine, will.

So, he'd be a Deathrace shoo in...

Octopus of Odstock

Posted 09 July 2014 - 09:02 PM

Eoin Young, 75, esteemed motor racing journalist, is very poorly right now, after years of ill health, and in truth, hard living. There's every chance that he won't see 2015, or possibly not even August, but if he does make January, regrettably, I can't see him being alive for much longer.

Would he obit? Well, he's from New Zealand which won't help from that respect, but he's written many books on the subject and may just get something - certainly more than Bamber, who was really only identified with one magazine, will.

Rotten Ali

Posted 07 July 2014 - 10:09 PM

Very sad to hear about Guy Edwards not being well. I've been a fan of his since he was so kind to sign a race programme for me at Mallory Park during the Aurora race event in '79. Very under-rated driver, and arguably the most accomplished locator of race car sponsorship funding deals.

Octopus of Odstock

Posted 07 July 2014 - 08:56 PM

Guy Edwards, father of Sean, who was killed in a crash last year, is in poor health. He has suffered a stroke (last year or so, before Sean's death) and now requires full-time care. Like Leo Kinnunen, who is in a similiar situation, he's no longer physically well, but mentally okay. Edwards is 71.

Two recent deaths not posted on here thus far were 1950's one-time GP driver and engineer, Paul England, and the former Lancia F1 team manager Gianni Lancia, son of Vincenzo Lancia, the founder of the company, has died aged 90.

charon

Posted 22 June 2014 - 05:11 PM

? Does Twitter count ?

BBC page, tweeted by a Sports Reporter ?

https://twitter.com/...ts/bbc-football

Jonathan Legard@legardj 18h

Shocked and saddened to hear of Jim Bamber´s death. Never failed to hit the mark with wit and wisdom http://goo.gl/kjph8z

Phantom

Posted 22 June 2014 - 04:22 PM

View PostDr. Zorders, on 22 June 2014 - 03:05 PM, said:

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Dr. Zorders

Posted 22 June 2014 - 03:05 PM

View PostRotten Ali, on 22 June 2014 - 02:58 PM, said: