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Vale: Steve Thompson

Long-time New South Wales rally competitor, Steve Thompson, has passed away after a short battle with cancer.

Steve was a top-line competitor in the NSW Rally Championship for many years, before his son, Mark, took over the mantle as one of Australia’s leading young rally drivers in the 2000s.

The Thompson’s Penrith Brake & Clutch business in Sydney was a great supporter of rallying for many years.

In a note on his Facebook page, it was announced that Steve passed with his wife, Rita, at his side on Tuesday, July 24.

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Family and friends have been invited to attend his funeral and celebrate his life.

Service Details:
Pinegrove Memorial Park
North Chapel
Friday, August 3 at 9.00am

RallySport Mag sends its sincere condolences to Steve’s wife Rita, Adam, Dave and Mark, and all the Thompson family.

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'.

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