DONEGAL RALLY FANS IN SHOCK AT DEATH OF POPULAR DRIVER

first_imgDonegal rally fans have reacted with shock to the tragic death of well-knwon driver Simon McKinley.Simon McKinley is his famous white escort.McKinley was killed following a crash at the Clare Motor Club Hillclimb yesterday.He was a regular at the Donegal Rally and very popular amongst fans. He was well-known for many of his cars including his white escort and yellow Cinquecento.Members of the Donegal Motor Club have paid tribute to the driver.The late Simon McKinley RIP.A statement released last night said “Such shocking news to hear this evening. Don’t think anybody was prepared for this. The entire motorsport and hillclimb families were plunged into darkness today. A true gentleman was taken from us way too early today. It really is true… God only takes the best. RIP Simon. Our thoughts and prayers are with Deirdre and Rory and all your family and friends. Our thoughts are also with everyone involved today and the organisers.“A personal word of thanks comes from Danny, Michael, Sam and all the organising committee here in Donegal. Many thanks for all your support and assistance throughout the years Simon. We will be lost without your advice, friendship and smile. One phone call and everything was sorted. Nothing was ever too much for Simon. Keep watching over all us all.” “RIP Simon. You may be gone but you certainly will not be forgotten here in Donegal or anywhere else.”DONEGAL RALLY FANS IN SHOCK AT DEATH OF POPULAR DRIVER was last modified: April 26th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegal rallySimon McKinleylast_img read more