P1 accident in England.

Old 09-18-2012, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by MissGeicoRacing View Post
Condolences to the family friends and fans of Mike Lovell and prayers for Dan Whapple. It's a tragedy to lose the up and coming racers in our sport. A young life cut way to short.

To say that P1 hasn't thought out the balance of Safety and performance is ridiculous. They didn't overpower the boats and there were plenty of safety personnel on the racecourse. This is a strong model for enhanced safety programs and open boat racing.
Powerboat racing is dangerous. Period It takes a special type to put it on the line in a race boat. While I didn't know these two racers I suspect most of you would have really got on well with them had you met them personally. They love fast boats and so do you.

So ditch the arguments and leave your condolences and offer support for the fellow powerboat racer fighting for his life.

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Well stated! These guys deserve respect and admiration for putting their lives on the line for the sport they love!
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:34 PM
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P-1 has not thought through the safety of these outboard powered garbage cans. Many people predicted these things were going to kill racers eventually. Too many people taking advantage of too many racers leading to too many deaths. It's disgraceful and so is this constant refrain of "these guys died doing what they loved, show some respect and shut up". Whatever. Sickening.
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RIP. So sad to hear. Prayers to the Famly an Friends. Artie
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Originally Posted by Mike A. View Post
. show some respect
Now this is a funny statment from a Lawyer that bennifits from boat accident litigation
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My condolences and prayers to the family’s
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Old 09-19-2012, 07:22 AM
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Any updates on Dan Whapple? I am assuming that no news is probably good news. I hope that he makes a speedy and full recovery.

Be safe out there!
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That's awful. Prayers sent to all involved.
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Our condolences to the family and friends from everyone at Active Thunder Boats.
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Originally Posted by 36Tango View Post
Any updates on Dan Whapple? I am assuming that no news is probably good news. I hope that he makes a speedy and full recovery.

Be safe out there!
http://www.wwgazette.co.uk/2012/10/p...dead-or-alive/
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