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#1 Alan Lewis

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 19:42

We don't seem to have marked his recent passing anywhere (though apologies if I've missed it).

http://www.timesonli...icle1368872.ece

Not perhaps an out and out motorsport personality, but surely he's worthy of a place somewhere in TNF?

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#2 ian senior

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Posted 14 February 2007 - 09:24

Well worth noting, certainly to this ex-Spitfire owner. It's very sad news, but at least he lived to a good age. Not entirely short of racing connections, witness his involvement with various Triumph Le Mans projects and the "Sabrina" twin cam engine.

#3 Paul Parker

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Posted 14 February 2007 - 10:13

Well posted Alan Lewis.

What his passing really reminds us of is the extraordinary squandering of talent, loss of potential and utter destruction of major British car manufacturing over a protracted period. We lost so much apparently without a care. Mediocre management, subversive politically motivated unions and accompanying disastrous labour relations, what a farce.

Sadly too poor Mr. Webster was pre-deceased by his wife and daughter.

#4 ReWind

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Posted 14 February 2007 - 16:44

Originally posted by Alan Lewis
We don't seem to have marked his recent passing anywhere (though apologies if I've missed it).

You'll have to apologize to Richie Jenkins, methinks.

The Telegraph's obituary is here.

#5 Alan Lewis

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Posted 14 February 2007 - 23:28

Originally posted by ReWind
You'll have to apologize to Richie Jenkins, methinks.

The Telegraph's obituary is here.


More than happy to do so.

Odd that plugging "Harry Webster" into the Search facility didn't turn this up though.

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