Jamey Blaikie killed in Fiji car accident

Jamey Blaikie was a highly respected member of the V8 Supercar and Porsche families.

The Australian motorsport community mourns the loss of Jamey Blaikie today. Porsche Cars Australia confirmed that Mr. Blaikie was killed when his road car struck a truck in Fiji yesterday.

He was a major member of the Porsche family for a decade and so, Porsche’s director of public relations Paul Ellis spoke on behalf of the marque.

He asked for no favours.  He just wanted to help.

Porsche on Jamey Blaikie

“Jamey loved many of us here at Porsche and considered some of us as family. And he loved the Porsche brand through and through. He was instrumental in the introduction of Carrera Cup to Australia and helping implement the Porsche Motorsport Pyramid in this country. He lived and breathed his Porsche Motorsport."

“To the Porsche Motorsport community Jamey was a friend, an ally and a confidant. Whether you were running at the back of the grid in a GT3 Cup Challenge race or shooting for the Carrera Cup Championship – Jamey always had time for you.

“From sleeting rain and mud at Mallala with three men and a dog on the spectator hill to glorious sunshine and huge crowds at the Gold Coast … Blaikie was there in his Porsche gear, doing what he loved, with the people he loved and the sport he loved.

“He asked for no favours.  He just wanted to help.”

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