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Old 09-16-2007, 09:30 AM   #1
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Default Rallycar Champ Dies in Helicopter Crash

Rally champion Colin McRae dies with son in helicopter crash - Times Online

Colin McRae, his son, and two friends died in the crash.

Terrible. Absolutely Terrible. That man could drive like nobody's business.
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Old 09-16-2007, 10:27 AM   #2
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Interesting that the reporter thinks that racing a rally car is more dangerous than flying in a freaking chopper.
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Old 09-16-2007, 10:52 AM   #3
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Well, statistically - he DID have a LOT more crashes in the car........

(but it only took one in the 'copter)
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Old 09-16-2007, 05:11 PM   #4
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Of Note: Valentino dedidcated his win today to Colin. Classy guy, that Vale.
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Old 09-16-2007, 06:18 PM   #5
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Holy crapn man that blows!!!!
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Old 09-16-2007, 08:39 PM   #6
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I swear them Helicopters kill more people than anything else. God Dam things are death traps.
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:04 PM   #7
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Of Note: Valentino dedidcated his win today to Colin. Classy guy, that Vale.
Saw that. Kudos to Rossi on the win and the dedication. Colin's going to be missed in the rally world!
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:09 PM   #8
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I'm NOT starting a Bush-bash thread here, or staging an Anti-War Demonstration: But, a number somewhat-more than "insignificant" is the lives of our Troops lost in Iraq aboard these machines. Most without any "aerodynamic interference" from rockets or light-weapons-fire...........
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:10 PM   #9
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He would have been safe had he had thee sense to fly thee Sud-Aviation choppeirre.
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Old 09-17-2007, 02:10 PM   #10
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Thanks to Vale' for the notification. Speed Report had a little expose' but not much else. Sux bigtime, one of my favorite rally drivers, and riders (he was a huge motorcycle fan). Was nice seeing him in the X games recently. R.I.P....
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