Motorsport Network Buy tickets Store. Hyundai technicians prepare the suspension, Acropolis Rally Instead of champagne, the teams, drivers and spectators observed a moment of silence in Park’s honor. Sep 19, , 9: The team also has numerous Ford Fiesta R5 for rent. Car news, reviews, motorsports, auto shows and stunning photography delivered right to your mailbox.

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Although the Estonian driver was left unhurt by the shunt, co-driver Michael Park was immediately killed in the accident, the first fatality for a competitor at WRC-level for over a decade.

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As it was, he was timed 45 seconds adrift of the Norwegian at the end jarkko SS15, prior to withdrawing from the rally. Send me The Week in Motorsport No thanks. The rally was subsequently abandoned and the racers went straight to the finish.

The inquest heard that after the accident a rapid response team of paramedics, assigned to the rally, were on the scene within five minutes. He added that an in-car camera system, which would normally have mrtn the events leading up to the accident, had not worked, probably because its batteries were faulty.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. M4 Two-vehicle crash shut part of M4 near Bridgend Two lanes were closed. Restaurants The 35 best Indian restaurants in Wales for They had fought to revive Mr Park, of Hillend Green, Newent, Gloucestershire, for up to 40 minutes but had never detected life mrgin. She said the last time she spoke to him was on the night before the accident when she was awaiting his arrival in Cardiff.


More from Motorsport Network Motorstore. She added, ‘Michael was into rallying before I met him and I’ve always lived with the mgtin that one day something like this could happen.

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Gronholm, who had lost his chances for victory early on with a brake system failure on Friday, was on a charge this morning, but with nearly a minute’s gap to Solberg’s Subaru, he would not likely have been able to make a serious attack on Solberg even if the rally had run its full course.

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With Gronholm withdrawing out of respect to Park and thus scoring no points, Loeb would then have clinched the WRC championship. Instead of champagne, the teams, drivers and spectators observed a moment of silence in Park’s honor. I would like to receive great offers and content from Motorsport Images owned by Motorsport Network by email. Bridgend Prisoner who became delirious after smoking the drug spice hanged himself in shower room.


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A post-mortem examination concluded that he had died of multiple injuries, particularly to the head. He also won the tarmac rallies of Corsica and Catalunya in the same year.

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With Peugeot’s withdrawal, Citroen also stretched rmtin a bigger lead in the manufacturers’ title race, and now leads its sister marque by points tomaking a Peugeot comeback a longshot at best.

Registration Sign in Facebook connect. Mr Turner had called her on the fateful morning of the accident and she had ‘instantaneously known’ something serious had happened.

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Hyundai technicians prepare the suspension, Acropolis Rally With his withdrawal and receiving no points, Gronholm dropped to third at 61, 38 points behind Loeb, and with only the thinnest of mathematical title chances remaining.