Colin McRae Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Colin McRae died at age 39, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Race Car Driver Colin McRae's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former Scottish rally driver who won the World Rally Championship in 1995.

He had two children, Hollie and Johnny, with his wife Alison.

How did Colin McRae die?

Colin McRae's death was caused by Helicopter Crash.

Information about the death of Colin McRae
Cause of deathHelicopter Crash
Age of death39 years
ProfessionRace Car Driver
BirthdayAugust 5, 1968
Death dateSeptember 15, 2007
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

There’s one part of the forest in Wales, it’s like a natural bowl, and when we drove into it last time, it was getting dark. And as you came over the hill you could see fireworks being set off, the whole place was lit up and you could see this huge crowd all jumping up and down and cheering.

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I played football at school – but it was something you had to do up in Lanarkshire. But my first love was always motorcycles, and at the age of 11 I went into the Scottish schoolboy motocross trials.

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People often ask me if I can justify the amount I earn, and I say I get paid that much because someone thinks it is worth their while to pay me that much, and if I they didn’t they’d soon stop. That said, no one’s more surprised at the money thing than me.

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At the end of the day, I got involved in all this because I enjoy driving cars and driving them as fast as possible. If I was going to be remembered for anything, I would like it to be for that.

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If you’re too methodical, too fearful, you’re not going to win. But the clever thing is to make the calculation correctly about where and when to go over the top. You’ve got to know when to push it and when to come back.

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