View Full Version : Colin McRae dead
09-17-2007, 09:36 AM
09-17-2007, 09:50 AM
quoted from colinmcrae.com...
STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF COLIN McRAE’S FAMILY
Speaking on behalf of the whole family, Colin’s father, Jim McRae, said today:
“It is with much sadness and regret that we have to make this statement.
It is unbelievable that Colin and Johnny’s lives have been taken so prematurely and in such a tragic manner.
Colin was a great son, a loving husband to Alison and a fantastic father to Johnny and his big sister Hollie. Johnny was a great wee guy, spending every spare minute with his dad, and even at this early stage it looked like he had the potential to carry on the family dynasty.
Our thoughts are also very much with the families of Ben Porcelli and Graeme Duncan. Ben was a great buddy of Johnny’s and they had always spent a lot of time together both in and out of school. Graeme, who now resides in France, had been a close friend of Colin’s since their schooldays and was back in Lanark on holiday.
We are thankful for the overwhelming number of messages of support we have received from all around the world. Colin was very much an inspiration and role model to motorsport fans the world over.
As you can imagine this is a very difficult time for the family and we would ask that our privacy be respected and we be allowed to grieve in private.”
09-17-2007, 10:01 AM
09-17-2007, 10:01 AM
09-17-2007, 10:12 AM
Heard this while watching the Nascar race yesterday:(
09-17-2007, 12:03 PM
09-17-2007, 01:02 PM
RIP...big loss for the WRC...
09-17-2007, 07:35 PM
09-17-2007, 11:43 PM
wow that's a slap in face :( big loss to the WRC
09-19-2007, 09:54 AM
wow his wife must feel like shit
09-20-2007, 03:45 AM
It is ironic tho, that so may people in this "dangerous" sport die in outside events...RIP to him and Richard Burns, who also went way too young...
09-21-2007, 04:32 PM
09-21-2007, 04:44 PM
He was the schumi of WRC, RIP.. one of the greatest drivers ever.
09-22-2007, 10:18 AM
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