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Colin McRae: Is it really 15 years?

I can still feel the numbness. It’s now 15 years since we lost the great Colin McRae, but it’s still hard to believe.

I was at the Great Lakes Rally in New South Wales at the time, doing some work for Toyota at the short-lived ARC round. We sat around the breakfast table trying to take it all in.

At first, the news was unconfirmed, but every indication was that the Flying Scotsman had left us.

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Peter Whitten

Peter has been the editor of RallySport Magazine since its inception in 1989, in both printed and online form. He is a long-time competitor, event organiser and official, as well as working in the media. In 2020 he received a Motorsport Australia 'Media Service Award'.
Peter has been the editor of RallySport Magazine since its inception in 1989, in both printed and online form. He is a long-time competitor, event organiser and official, as well as working in the media. In 2020 he received a Motorsport Australia 'Media Service Award'.