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Posted Today, 11:23 AM

Just spotted on interview on BBC News with Bernie Ecclesfone. He looked dreadful, but knowing that deceptive pillock it could have been an act.


Posted 10 August 2014 - 07:48 AM


Tony Stewart killed another racer named Kevin Ward Jr in a dirt track race Saturday

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 09:43 PM

Yeah, probably US too as he is an IndyCar race winner


Posted 07 August 2014 - 09:29 PM

View PostRed Flag, on 07 August 2014 - 09:23 PM, said:

Yeah, Telegraph might. Possibly Eurosport too

He had a serious snowmobile accident in 2008 too, as well as another one last year

For the more permissive/we want 'em dead considerations of Deathrace scoring he'd be a shoo in on the back of the guaranteed online reports from Canadian press sources.

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 09:23 PM

Yeah, Telegraph might. Possibly Eurosport too

He had a serious snowmobile accident in 2008 too, as well as another one last year

Octopus of Odstock

Posted 06 August 2014 - 08:53 PM

Jacques Villeneuve Sr., uncle of Jacques and brother of Gilles is suffering from cancer of the intestine. Report in French - http://www.journalde...e-par-le-cancer

I think the family link would probably eke a UK obit.

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Posted 02 August 2014 - 04:57 PM

View PostRotten Ali, on 28 July 2014 - 09:36 PM, said:

Nasty fatal crash yesterday in a historic race at Silverstone.

No film of that but prior to it happening a driver had a bad crash at Abbey. To me it looked like a suspension failure.
Posted on YouTube so if you must...


This isn't the fatal crash. See the description. They are 1970s F1 cars, by the looks. The driver died in an older car as the picture posted suggests

Octopus of Odstock

Posted 30 July 2014 - 07:58 PM

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.

He'll see August, but probably not September...

From Allan Dick of Autonews NZ.......


Posted 30 July 2014 - 05:53 AM

View PostDr. Zorders, on 29 July 2014 - 09:33 PM, said:

View PostRotten Ali, on 29 July 2014 - 09:09 PM, said:

Bernie Ecclestone still has Elio deAngelis' wrecked Brabham BT55 locked away in a large plywood crate in a corner of his car collection garage. Never been seen or touched for the last 28 years.

David Purley's smashed LEC chassis from his 28G impact with the Silverstone track side banking can be seen...

Rotten Ali

Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:55 PM

Good grief guys - Paul Ricard test 1986 - low line BT55 - Elio only died in one crash.

The Rindt's crashed 72 shown in the last post on page 1 of this site...


Still has it's engine attached.

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