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That's awful news, I hope he recovers.


Wed Apr 19, 2017 23:13 pm
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Its good to see so many people supporting Billy and his family. The total is at 315k now, it'll reach 500k by tomorrow.

The money won't heal the wounds or the emotional hurt, it will help with the burden of the medical bills and recovery that Billy and his family will be heading into.


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Poor bugger. Bad news, but it could have been worse.

Fingers crossed he makes as full a recovery as possible.

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In the time it took me to donate, the total rose by £2k. The target will be reached in no time.

Pasma must be feeling terrible, not that he should do. Here's hoping he's being given support at this time too.




Reached!!


That's amazing.

Apparently the lad is in an induced coma and hasn't been woken up yet. I expect it will all be quite a shock.

(It's also kind of odd to think that all of this is happening only a 15 minute walk from where I live...)

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Total now approaching half a million. The racing world is often full of politicking and arguments, but it's really good to see that in a time of need, it knows how to look after its own.


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I expect this hero might have something to say to him.


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Billy has been brought out of his induced coma.


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Aside from Jenson Button, who rang the family prior to donating, are contacts from others including Felipe Massa, Lewis Hamilton and Chip Ganassi.

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Some more info was on the local news tonight who interviewed Steven Hunter, his right leg was amputated just below the knee, his left half way up his thigh.

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The only good news to come out of it all is that with the funding now at c£650,000 Billy will have access to the very best of prosthetics technology and rehab available. Its great to see the worldwide public support and generosity in this tragic tale.

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Is it conceivable to reach £1m?

In other news, there will be no F3 Masters at Zandvoort in 2017. It will return in 2018. The reason is down to date changes at the circuit, specifically meaning the only slot available for the Masters was in the months before the F3 European Championship event and because of Euro F3's no testing policy, that Masters event cannot happen.


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Some more info was on the local news tonight who interviewed Steven Hunter, his right leg was amputated just below the knee, his left half way up his thigh.


Thanks for the information Ian.

Poor Billy and his family, same goes for Steven Hunter and his. JHR was set up by his brother and ex-MG-F Cup racer Jamie, who died in a road accident back in the early-2000's. Jamie was extremely quick.


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I may have got calf and thigh muddled, the Mrs says he said Calf but i think otherwise but they havn't replayed the interview since.

I remember Jamie Hunter, did Formula Renault didn't he?

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According his Wiki page yes but I only remember him from his MGF days.


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