Jason Richards public memorial

Motorsport figures and fans have joined as one to celebrate the life of the late Jason Richards a public memorial at Sandown raceway today.

The hugely popular New Zealander passed away just before Christmas after a 14-month battle with an extremely aggressive and rare form of adrenal cancer, survived by his wife and two young daughters.

Close to 2,000 fans joined members of the V8 Supercars fraternity at the public memorial event, which was hosted by the Seven Network’s V8 Supercars co-host Mark Beretta.

 Jason Richards public memorial Jason Bright, Cameron McConville, Andrew Jones and Paul Dumbrell Jason's father pays tribute to his son Jason Richards public memorialJason Richards public memorial
Fans sign the Team BOC bonnet to pay their respects Jason Richards public memorial

[Images via V8 Supercars]

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Richard Bailey

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Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.