Rally champion Colin McRae dies with son in helicopter crash

Former Rally Champion Colin McRae and his son died yesterday in a tragic helicopter crash. Colin is probably better known in the gaming world for many popular rally games that have spanned numerous platforms and most recent Codemasters game Dirt which is currently available for PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

What impact this may have on future games is unknown however this is indeed a great loss to many.

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MaximusPrime3839d ago (Edited 3839d ago )

I only met Colin at Goodwoods couple of months ago.

He will be missed.

HeartlesskizZ3839d ago

OMG Im very sorry for his family, Is so hard to let someone go even when you know they cant comeback you stil cant let go. R.I.P as you in a better place...

PS360PCROCKS3839d ago

Who in the FUC* is disagreeing, you selfish, rude uncaring POS, leave this site, my god.

MaximusPrime3839d ago (Edited 3839d ago )

Attach is one of the videos from Goodwood.
Check out the other one on my youtube page.

reaferfore203838d ago

Yeah it looks as someone his disagree on almost everyone's post. Kinda makes the function look worthless you know?

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Marcello3839d ago

I am utterly gutted to hear this news, he was great driver & a delightful man, playing Mcrae Rally will be done now forever in your honor.

My condolences to his wife & daughter.

see you on the great race track in the sky m8

Cherchez La Ghost3839d ago

God bless your family and loved ones, Rest in peace.

Marcello3838d ago (Edited 3838d ago )

Confirmation is now official, Colin was the pilot, his son aged 5 another child aged 6 and another adult male aged 37 were also onboard.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence to Colin`s family you can do so here.

This is just too tragic for words

StrboyM3839d ago

god bless your family, friends and everyone you have touched.

Fighter3839d ago

This is shocking news although it hasn't been confirmed yet whether it was him onboard the copter.

Anal3839d ago

he's my bloody hero!!!! best rally driver ever!!!!. RIP.