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The Fittipaldi family mourns the loss of their loved one who opened the doors to their motorsports activities.
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The death of Thomas Bourgin has been reported by the Dakar organizers on the seventh day of the rally.
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Bill Noble, one of the most prolific drivers in the history of the Sports Car Club of America, succumbed to a multiple-year battle with blood cancer on Tuesday. He was 69 years old. A renowned Formula Vee engine builder and five-time FV National...
Wed 15 Dec 2010
Former racing driver and team principal Tom Walkinshaw died today, December 12, at the age of 64, after fighting a battle with cancer. He was born at Mauldslie Farm, near Penicuik, Midlothian, Scotland on November 17, 1946. Tom ...
Sun 31 Oct 2010
It is with sadness that we at Motorsport.com have to report the loss of a very fine gentleman who will be missed in the endurance racing paddock. Sebah Racing team principal, and founder of Sebah Automotive, Hugh Hayden died on Saturday, October...
Fri 02 Oct 2009
Henry Surtees was 18 years old when he was struck by a flying wheel at the Brands Hatch Circuit in Kent, England, in the FIA Formula Two Championship series' second race of the weekend at his home venue. Henry Surtees. Photo by ...
Fri 19 Jun 2009
David Poole covered NASCAR in a way no one else every could, his final stories for the Charlotte Observer covered this past Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Talladega race; one filled with the usual racing drama. Remembering David ...
Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram MAIN MAN AT PORSCHE The year was 1990. Just as dusk was falling at Daytona, we were standing in the outer room of the Benny Kahn Media Center. Bob Wollek had won the pole for the 24-hour late that afternoon and...
Mon 23 Jun 2008
Funny Car racer Scott Kalitta died on Saturday, June 21, in Englishtown, New Jersey, when his Toyota Solara funny car's engine exploded while making a qualifying attempt at the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of his first career race in...
Tue 01 Apr 2008
Veteran racer David Leslie and Apex Motorsport team principal Richard Lloyd died Sunday in a plane crash in Kent, England. The two, along with team member Christopher Allarton and two pilots, were en route to Nogaro, France for Monday's FIA GT3 ...
Sun 03 Feb 2008
Colin McRae (39) and his son Johnny (5) have been reported dead in a helicopter crash near the McRae home in Lanarkshire, Scotland, shortly after 4 PM local time. The helicopter burst into flames on contact, though, making identification ...
Sun 10 Jun 2007
A tribute to Earl Ma by Memo Gidley My great friend Earl Ma passed away today from a battle with cancer. Most drivers and media people in racing would know Earl. How could you forget the guy -- really? He was a racing ...
Fri 27 Apr 2007
Brumos Racing's Bob Snodgrass died Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla. The cause of death unknown as this is written. No matter, Robert F. Snodgrass Jr., CEO of Brumos Porsche and Brumos Motorcars, is gone at 64. Legends induction ceremony:...
Sat 20 Jan 2007
BENNY PARSONS' "24" The 1976 24 Hours of Daytona was chock full of talent with names like Peter Gregg, Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood (not teamed with Gregg), Alex Job, Gilles Villeneuve, David and Larry Pearson, Richard Childress and a few British...
Wed 17 Jan 2007
The 'Professor' has schooled his final class. After a relatively short battle with lung cancer, 1973 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Benny Parsons has died. Parsons retired from Cup series competition in 1988 after running 526 races and amassing one...
Thu 12 Oct 2006
New Zealand racer Mark Porter died on Sunday, October 8th (Australia) at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney where he had remained in critical condition from injuries sustained in a crash Friday at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst, New South...
Wed 08 Mar 2006
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 6, 2006) -- The life of Grand American driver Josh Rehm was tragically cut short on Sunday, March 5, in a highway accident in Ridgeway, Wis. Rehm, 27, was a pioneer in Rolex Series Daytona Prototype competition,...
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