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Offline Captain Scarlet

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God speed Paul Smart.
« on: November 15, 2021, 06:28:11 PM »
Terrible to hear the news of the death of Paul Smart.
He was killed in a road collision while out on his motorbike in the East Sussex/Kent area.
All those years racing through some dangerous times to pass away at 78 just out for a ride.
Thoughts go out to Maggie,Scott and the family.

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Re: God speed Paul Smart.
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2021, 07:11:31 PM »
I had missed that sad news.  Paul Smart was regularly in the motorcycling press during the '70's and was a hard working and hard riding racer.
Condolences to all his family and friends.

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Re: God speed Paul Smart.
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2021, 07:43:23 PM »
RIP
Condolences to his family and friends
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Re: God speed Paul Smart.
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2021, 07:54:52 PM »
RIP Small Part.
Also remembering riders of our youth, that have recently ducked under the final flag.
Yvon Duhamel.
Wes Cooley.
Great memories of the Trans-Atlantic series.

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Re: God speed Paul Smart.
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2021, 08:30:52 PM »
That is indeed sad news, although I had no idea he was that old
RIP Paul

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Re: God speed Paul Smart.
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2021, 06:32:05 PM »
We went to the bike museum a few days after Steve Plater was introducing various people, McGuinness, Henry Cole etc and it was never mentioned. We met him at Chimay in Belgium and had a great chat with him about himself and Barry Sheene.  A week after we went to the museum we went to France and I bought the old bike magazine over there La Vie La Moto and there was a piece in that magazine all about him and his passing but if you haven't won Wimbledon or the Football League you don't get a mention in the UK.