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Re: Remembering the fallen

Post by erwin greven » 2 years ago

Latest post of the previous page:

ok.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 2 years ago

Very sad.
RIP

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Post by kals » 2 years ago

RIP Gavin

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

It is with great regret to announce the passing of fellow IRRC racer Sammy Ahonen following an incident during the IRRC road races in Horice last weekend.

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

Just got the news that Maxime Berger has really died

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Post by erwin greven » 2 years ago

He did a suicide attempt.
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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

erwin greven wrote:
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He did a suicide attempt.
That's completely unconfirmed as of yet. His dad stated though that the docs did something wrong when he was brought to hospital first a couple weeks ago. But there will be a press release following soon. At least, that's what I read so far.

In fact, until something really gets officially confirmed I'm not calling it since the yellow press called him dead on instant, too and it turned out he was still alive when he was admitted. Anyway, this is not the right place to discuss it. Keep itgoing in random, please if there is a need
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Post by erwin greven » 2 years ago

ok.
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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

It is with great regret to report the passing of classic racer Fran Fletcher (55) following an incident at Brands Hatch last Saturday.

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

Sad news arrived from England.
Sidecar racer Barry James succumbed to injuries sustained in a road traffic accident a few days ago.
Heartfelt sympathies go out to one of Barry's friends, my mate Karl Schofield, as well as Barrys family & friends

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 2 years ago

Sad news indeed.
RIP Barry James

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

More sad news from Malaysia.
Moto2 teamboss Stefan Kiefer passed away in his hotel room in Malaysia overnight. The Kiefer team has withdrawn from the Malaysian GP as a result.

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

On November, 13th 'Uncle' Don Padgett, a former Manx GP and Southern 100 competitor as well as uncle to world championship rider Clive Padgett, passed away in his sleep. Don lived in Onchan, Isle of Man and set up the Isle of Man branch of Padgett's Motorcycles.
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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

On Saturday, the 18th of November English rider Daniel Hegarty succumbed to injuries sustained in a crash during the Macao Motorcycle GP.

During TT17 I briefly got to know Dan, introduced through a friend of mine. Shortly after the news of his death, I learnt that Dan was member of the same club, I signed in to the marshals branch during the Manx GP, the Auto66 Marshals. These pictures below are from my own TT17 archives.
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My heartfelt sympathies go out to Dan's girlfriend Lucy, his kids, family & friends as well as his team Top Gun Racing, who already had lost Dan's teammate Gavin Lupton during this years Ulster GP.

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Post by Andy » 2 years ago

The legendary grand Prix mechanic,Nobby Clark has sadly passed away following a short illness. Nobby was mechanics for many top riders and teams,including Honda,Yamaha, riders such as Remand, Hailwood, Sheene, Agostini, Sarrinnen,Ivy,Carruthers ,Robert's, but to name a few .

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 2 years ago

RIP Nobby Clark

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