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Old 08-25-2010, 02:59 PM   #1
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RIP Bill Rowe


On Tuesday evening, several friends went to GingerMan Raceway for some late afternoon track time and Bill Rowe had an incident during a test-n-tune session in his Mustang. He was running the first session when apparantly Bill went off in turn 9 (left hander) and into a turn station. Early reports say he was unresponsive when the turn workers approached him. It appears (not confirmed) that he suffered from a medical condition (heart attack?). He passed away last night 8/24/2010.

Details of funeral arrangements will be provided in this thread when available.

Please have Bill's wife Carol, their daughters Jennifer and Christy in your thoughts.



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Old 08-25-2010, 05:23 PM   #2
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Dang, really sorry to hear that! Hope all have the strength to make it through this difficult time...
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:08 PM   #3
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That is so very sad. I've known Bill for many years and he was always helpful at our events. He will be missed a lot and our prayers go out to his family and friends.
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Very sad to hear.

Bill was a instructor for the SCMC & SVTOA Gingerman track events for as long as I can remember. He was my instructor back in '04.

Godspeed Bill
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