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Peter Brock killed at Targa Rally

Discussion in 'The Pub' at netrider.net.au started by Mickyb V9, Sep 8, 2006.

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  2. Two heroes in one week, both die doing what they love.

    RIP Peter, king of the mountain, you will be missed.
     
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  3. sky news just reported at 3pm
    Peter Brock killed in the Targa WA
    CAMS website to post statement soon
    RIP a true champ
     
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  4. so who's next????????????????????????????????????????
     
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  5. Just heard it myself...Knew him personally....shattered
     
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  6. Yeah just heard. Another sad day, we will miss you Pete.
     
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  7. No way! WTF is going on! this is crazy....sad news if its true...
     
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  8. Damn, another shock
    True legend in motorsport.
    At least he died doing what he loved.


    Just hope things don't come in three's...... touch wood.
     
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  9. Thats is FUBAR! Sad week this week 4 sure!

    RIP
     
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  10. omg ... speachless here
     
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  11. WTF Peter Perfect dead!

    RIP mate I will always remember those little XU1s screaming around Bathurst. :cry:
     
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  12. :shock:

    If true it's truly a sad day in motorsport in Australia.

    My sources are telling me it could well be true :cry:
     
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  13. wow, just read it at news.com.au

    this is terrible
    I grew up watching him race
     
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  14. My car is two SL/R Toranas (well, one real, one lookalike). Never really liked Brock but still sad to hear.

    But I'm glad he and Irwin got to die 'with their boots on', as it were.
     
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  15. I can see a lap of honour happening at Bathurst this year.
     
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  16. What a shit of a week! :cry:
     
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  17. This has made made my AWESOME day drop a bit.


    R.I.P



    *RESPECT*
     
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  18. AUSTRALIAN MOTOR RACING LEGEND DIES IN TARGA WEST
    8 Sep 2006

    CONFEDERATION OF AUSTRALIAN MOTOR SPORT (CAMS)
    MEDIA RELEASE

    8th September 2006

    For Immediate Release

    AUSTRALIAN MOTOR RACING LEGEND DIES IN TARGA WEST

    With great sadness CAMS advises that Peter Brock, Australian motor racing legend, has today died in an accident during Targa West, a tarmac special stage rally being conducted near Perth, Western Australia.

    The accident occurred at approximately 11:50am WST. The co-driver has been conveyed to hospital in a stable condition.

    The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) will conduct a full investigation into the incident. In the mean time, CAMS and event officials are working with the relevant civil authorities.

    On behalf of the motor sport community, CAMS offers its sincere sympathy to Peter’s family and many friends.

    CAMS will issue additional statements as further information becomes available for release.

    Colin Osborne, CAMS President, will be holding a media conference at the South Australian Office of CAMS at 3.30pm today.


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    For more information regarding this release please contact:

    Colin Osborne, President, Confederation of Australian Motor Sport
    Tel: 0418 976 517

    http://www.cams.com.au/content.asp?PageID=Article&ObjectID=775
     
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  19. Just confirmed on ABC radio. He was doing a rally in WA.

    Wasnt the first person wont be the last person to die doing something they love.
     
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