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Peugeot release on death of Michael Park

A serious accident has left the Peugeot Sport team in mourning this Sunday morning during the last leg of the Wales Rally GB. Markko Martin left the route shortly after the start of the second stage of the day and hit a tree on the right hand...

A serious accident has left the Peugeot Sport team in mourning this Sunday morning during the last leg of the Wales Rally GB.

Markko Martin left the route shortly after the start of the second stage of the day and hit a tree on the right hand side of the car, mortally wounding his co-driver Michael Park.

Peugeot Sport's Director, Jean-Pierre Nicolas, with the agreement of Mr. Frederic Saint-Geours, Managing Director of Peugeot, has decided, as a sign of mourning, to withdraw the car of Marcus Gronholm -- Timo Rautiainen.

Peugeot Automobiles and Peugeot Sport would like to express their feeling of extreme sadness and deep emotion to the family of Michael Park, known affectionately as Beef.

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Series WRC
Drivers Marcus Gronholm , Jean-Pierre Nicolas , Michael Park , Markko Martin