Peter Brock killed in accident

balamw

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Not a good week to be a famous Aussie is it. Who's next the Wiggles? Nicole Kidman? Paul Hogan?

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JRM PowerPod

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This is bad.

This guy for you non aussies set the fastest lap of a 163 lap 1000 kilometre race ON THE LAST LAP, leading by a mile. His mechanics were freaking out as he trashed his car around Bathurst. Won BAthurst 9 times, no one will ever come close

Us Aussies have had a bad bad week

Irwin was good, Peter was Perfect
 

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Bloody hell! :( What a dodgy week this is turning into.

Croc Hunter killed by a stingray, Brocky in a car crash, who's next? All four Wiggles by a giant green octopus?

RIP Brocky, what a crap week this is.
 

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Chundles said:
Who's next? All four Wiggles by a giant green octopus?
You don't have kids do you? Henry is purple, though I think if anyone were to go postal it would be Wags. Definitely Wags. :p

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Bathurst Enduro: 9 wins, 1972, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987
Australian Touring Car Champion: 3 times, 1974, 1978, 1980
Runner-up: 5 times, 1973, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1990.
Sandown Enduro: 9 wins, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984
Repco Round Australia Trial: Winner 1979

The five biggest wins at Bathurst
1979 - Brock/Richards Torana beat Janson/Perkins by 6 laps + 1m 36.5s
1975 - Brock/Sampson Torana beat Morris/Gardner by 2 laps + 1m 11s
1984 - Brock/Perkins Commodore beat Harvey/Parsons by 2 laps + 0.6s
1978 - Brock/Richards Torana beat Grice/Leffler by 1 lap + 2m3.4s
 

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balamw said:
You don't have kids do you? Henry is purple, though I think if anyone were to go postal it would be Wags. Definitely Wags. :p

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I bloody hope I don't have kids. I do however have a single of theirs on vinyl from the 80's when they were a dodgy pub rock band called "The Cockroaches." It's funny hearing their voices and that style of music.

Sorry, let's make that a giant green dinosaur.
 

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Chundles said:
...who's next? All four Wiggles by a giant green octopus?
We can only hope so. :p

Gah, my little brother used to watch one of their videos over and over like he was trying to memorize it or something!

Fruit salad... yummy yummy... Fruit salad...

AHH!! MAKE IT STOP!! :(
 

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Chundles said:
Sorry, let's make that a giant green dinosaur.
or a crazed pirate :p

The Aussie revhead community will miss you, Brocky. We won't be seeing a hero like you for a long time.

Maybe they should do a lap on Bathurst with him in the back of a hearse.
 

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steve gets killed by a sting ray... a low key unexpected event..

brockie... a tree, at a local enthusiast race meet... again, not really expected and not really a huge event...

*sigh*.. they could have both gone in style... (croc, bathurst, something!)

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Unfortunately these things happen in threes.

First Don Chipp, founder of the Australian Democrats Party died. Then it was Steve Irwin and today it is Peter Brock. :(

(The weird thing is that they all did an interview on Andrew Denton's 'Enough Rope'.)
 

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Men with dangerous jobs die doing dangerous things that they dangerously do for a living! More after the commercials!
 

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generik said:
Noo.. not russel crowe, take Nicole Kidman!
Russell Crowe's a kiwi, Kidman was born in Hawaii.

Looks like we've had a politician, an entertainer and a sporting personality (if you consider motor racing a sport) all in the one week.

I'd forgotten about Don Chipp - he was old, not really gone before his time. We were thinking maybe a musician, Peter Garrett from Midnight Oil could snap his own back trying to dance... ;)

Anyhooo, I'm smashed, massively pissed, very drunk. For all you yanks, pissed = drunk not angry. Pissed OFF = angry.

Shoooowwww me the wayy to go hoommmmmeeee......
 

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I say mad jew and Chundles.
Sorry guys....
Well, that's good. I no longer need to outrun the reaper, I just need to outrun mad jew.
 

balamw

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Chundles said:
Well, that's good. I no longer need to outrun the reaper, I just need to outrun mad jew.
He doesn't seem to have been around much last week. Last visit was Sep 1. :eek:

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Chundles said:
We were thinking maybe a musician, Peter Garrett from Midnight Oil could snap his own back trying to dance... ;)
haha... that is entirely likely...

I wish David Tench would go... that show is irritating me far too much.