Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

15 Dec 2010: Tom Walkinshaw memorial details

The family of former team boss and driver Tom Walkinshaw, who has died after a three-year battle with cancer, have released details of a memorial service to be held in his memory.

5 Nov 2009: Tom Wheatcroft: 1922-2009

The British racing community has paid tribute to Tom Wheatcroft – the building contractor and racing enthusiast who renovated Donington Park in the 1970s and brought a F1 championship race to the circuit.

16 Aug 2009: F2’s tribute to Henry Surtees (photo gallery)

Formula Two’s drivers and personnel held a minute’s silence in memory of Henry Surtees before their races at Donington this weekend. Here are a selection of photos from that tribute.

15 Aug 2009: F2: Series reconvenes and remembers Henry Surtees

Formula Two is gearing up this weekend for its first meeting since the death of Henry Surtees at Brands Hatch in July.

16 Sep 2007: Colin McRae: “Fearless, flamboyant, blindingly quick”

Brits on Pole is an open wheel racing fansite but, at times like this, who cares about fine distinctions? Motorsport has too few genuine legends not to mourn the loss of a driver of Colin McRae’s calibre.

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