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Colin McRae

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Colin McRae
Colin McRae at the X Gemmes XIII in 2007
Personal information
NaitionalityScotland Scottish
Born5 August 1968(1968-08-05)
Lanrik, Scotland
Dee'd15 September 2007(2007-09-15) (aged 39)
Lanrik, Scotland
Warld Rally Championship record
Active years19872003, 20052006[1]
Co-driverUnitit Kinrick Derek Ringer
Unitit Kinrick Nicky Grist
TeamsSubaru, Citroën, Ford, Škoda
Championships1 (1995)
Rally wins25
Stage wins477
Tot pynts626
First rally1987 Swadish Rally
First win1993 Rally New Zealand
Last win2002 Safari Rally
Last rally2006 Rally o Turkey

Colin Steele McRae,[2] MBE (5 August 1968 – 15 September 2007) wis a Scottish rally driver frae Lanrik, Scotland.

McRae deed in 2007 whan he crasht his helicopter near his hame.[3] The accident killt his son an twa faimily freins as weel.[4] In Novemmer 2008 he wis posthumously inductit intae the Scots Sports Haw o Fame.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.rallybase.nl/index.php?type=profile&driverid=30
  2. Holmes, Martin (17 September 2007). "Colin McRae". Retrieved 20 Juin 2024.
  3. Carrell, Severin; correspondent, Scotland (6 September 2011). "Colin McRae to blame for fatal helicopter crash". The Guardian (in Inglis). ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 17 Mey 2023.
  4. "Colin McRae blamed for fatal helicopter crash". BBC News (in Inglis). 6 September 2011. Retrieved 17 Mey 2023.
  5. "COLIN McRAE MBE". Scottish Sports Hall of Fame (in Inglis). Retrieved 17 Mey 2023.