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ufix1 12-11-2009 09:04 AM

Bad News from Dubai!!! :(
 
Apparently Victory1 crashed and the two pilots - Jean marc Sanchez and Mohammed al mehairir DIED !!!!!!! tHIS VERY SAD AND UNFORTUNATE!!! iT IS THIS STUFF THA PICTURES THE SPORT AS DANGEROUS.


Extract from class-1 website:

TRAGIC LOSS OF VICTORY 1 PILOTS
December 11, 2009: Dubai (UAE): Officials of the UIM and WPPA regret to announce the tragic deaths of pilots Mohammad Al Mehairi from the UAE and Jean-Marc Sanchez of France following a racing accident today during race one of the Dubai Grand Prix, the final round of the Class 1 World Powerboat Championship.

The two pilots, representing the Dubai Victory Team, were involved in a high-speed crash during the early stages of the race at the Dubai International Marine Club, which was subsequently red flagged.

Safety personnel attended to both pilots at the scene. They were subsequently airlifted to a local hospital, where all efforts to resuscitate them were in vain.

The Victory Team, UIM, WPPA, DIMC and IOTA pass on their deepest condolences to the families of both pilots.

As a mark of respect to both pilots and their families the event organisers have cancelled tomorrow’s race and all event activities

animalhouse 12-11-2009 09:27 AM

Outerlimits would like to extend our deepest conolances to the entire Victory team and the families of all involved. R.I.P.

cowisl 12-11-2009 10:03 AM

So sad. Thoughts and prayers are with them

Catmando 12-11-2009 10:15 AM

:( :(

AB From Windsor 12-11-2009 10:23 AM

Our Condolences to the families of Mohammad Al Mehairi, Jean-Marc Sanchez and the Victory Team on their loss. It's always sad to hear news of this kind. R.I.P.

SmurfOnABoat 12-11-2009 10:24 AM

Tragic news... RIP...

Supercat Racing 12-11-2009 10:29 AM

Their families will be our prayers. Our deepest condolences.

DPT MOTORSPORTS 12-11-2009 10:43 AM

Godspeed And Deepest Condolences To Their Families!!!!!!!

GLH 12-11-2009 10:55 AM

Godspeed...

Very sad

glassdave 12-11-2009 11:16 AM

thoughts and prayers to the family's of all involved, so sad this time of year.


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