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Tom Walkinshaw passed away

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Bram, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Bram

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    Tragic news as former racing driver and team owner Tom Walkinshaw has died. The 64-year-old had been suffering from cancer.

    tw.jpg During his career Walkinshaw ran the Benetton, Ligier and Arrows Formula 1 teams - and was pivotal in Benetton's rise to a championship-winning team in the 1990s. But he was arguably best known for his spectacular achievements with Jaguar in both touring cars and sportscars.

    Our thoughts are with Tom's family and friends. Rest in peace TW!
     
  2. Bjorn de Haas

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    Sad news, and once again a terrible dissease.
    RIP Tom
     
  3. Ren Hoek

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    R.I.P. Tom and godspeed m8
     
  4. Günthar Rowe

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    That sux!
     
  5. Warren Dawes

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    Very sad news indeed, it's a horrible disease. We have recently lost another dear friend from cancer, at an even younger age.

    Tom Walkinshaw was also very well known in Australia for his contribution to the Holden Racing Teams over many years. A truly sad loss.
     
  6. Knut Omdal Tveito

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    Very sad news. He was such a talented man.
     
  7. Brian Clancy

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    Indeed, very sad, a great racer and a superb team leader.......great shame
     
  8. Daniel Alexandru

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    R.I.P It was a big men
     
  9. Appie Kuipers

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    R.I.P sad news!!! He gave Jos Verstappen and Jan Lammers a great carreer boost, Thanks for that Tom!!!
     
  10. Wayne Reed

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    R.I.P TW very very sad news my thoughts are with his family
     
  11. Hans Sneep

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    Very sad to here , much to young an I wish his family an friends all the strength they need.
     
  12. Vincenzo Ganci

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    R.I.P. Tom.
     
  13. Simz

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    A very sad loss. Very sorry to hear that news. Lost my father ( very keen driver/ supporter of motor sport ) to the same horrible disease this year at the age of 59..... R.I.P Tom Walkinshaw.. Sad news my thoughts are with his family.