NZ V8 star Jason Richards dies

NEW ZEALAND V8 Supercar driver Jason Richards has died after a 14-month battle with cancer.

He was 35.

V8 Supercar officials and Holden confirmed Richards died on Thursday night at his home in Melbourne.

He had been fighting a rare and aggressive form of cancer called adrenocortical carcinoma.

Richards was a three-time Bathurst 1000 runner-up, and won three New Zealand touring car championships prior to moving into the Australian V8 series in 2001.


Topics:  cancer motor sports v8

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