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garbo
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:30:43  Show Profile  Visit garbo's Homepage Send garbo a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
http://www.cams.com.au/content.asp?PageID=Article&ObjectID=775

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 Peterís 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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Anthony_Mustang
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Australia
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:30:49  Show Profile  Visit Anthony_Mustang's Homepage Send Anthony_Mustang a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
A terrible terrible day.
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manwell
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:31:10  Show Profile  Visit manwell's Homepage Send manwell a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
2 Aussie legends in 1 week.
This sucks.

i have always been a Ford man but i think Brocky was an icon of Australian motorsport in general. He'll be sadly missed.
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lowndesfan888
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:31:36  Show Profile  Visit lowndesfan888's Homepage Send lowndesfan888 a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Confirmed by WA Police as well
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Ford Tru Blu
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:32:09  Show Profile Send Ford Tru Blu a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Foxsports new just reported WA police have confirmed Brockie was killed in a single car crash, apparently his car hit a tree.
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TheGuru
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:32:21  Show Profile  Visit TheGuru's Homepage Send TheGuru a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
A terrible week...two of Australias finest

RIP Steve Irwin and Peter Brock
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rabbits
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:32:48  Show Profile Send rabbits a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
........I don't know what to say.......



.....Rest In Peace Peter......
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jarryd
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:32:50  Show Profile  Visit jarryd's Homepage Send jarryd a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
this is a sad sad week for the country i think, both freak accidents with brock and irwin, it cant possibly get any worse
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stryker
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Gutted. Two of Australia's icons gone unexpectedly in the same week. RIP Brocky you will always remain a legend and an inspiration.
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murphy_rulz_51
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Australia
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:34:56  Show Profile  Visit murphy_rulz_51's Homepage  Click to see murphy_rulz_51's MSN Messenger address Send murphy_rulz_51 a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
quote:
Originally posted by TheGuru

A terrible week...two of Australias finest

RIP Steve Irwin and Peter Brock



Don't forget Colin Thiele. R.I.P Brocky


Edited by - murphy_rulz_51 on 08 Sep 2006 15:36:02
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lowndesfan888
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:36:56  Show Profile  Visit lowndesfan888's Homepage Send lowndesfan888 a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
http://au.news.yahoo.com/060908/23/10ghs15/4076764315.html

pic of the car he was driving......before accident
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Oaksnaf
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RIP

Im in total shock. Steve and Brock, two invincibles dead in the same week.

Cant believe it.
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jarryd
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:37:55  Show Profile  Visit jarryd's Homepage Send jarryd a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
this is a sad sad week with both brock and irwin, both freak accidents, at leat it was doing what they loved, lets hope the family doesnt get hounded by the damn media like the irwins
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murphy_rulz_51
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:38:46  Show Profile  Visit murphy_rulz_51's Homepage  Click to see murphy_rulz_51's MSN Messenger address Send murphy_rulz_51 a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
At least you can say both of them died doing the things they loved.

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jjd
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Posted - 08 Sep 2006 :  15:41:04  Show Profile  Visit jjd's Homepage  Click to see jjd's MSN Messenger address Send jjd a Private Message  Reply with Quote Copy this URL to Link to this Reply
Far out, I only just heard this on the news.... What a bad week for ozzie icons
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