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Kevin Edmondson in fatal racing accident

John Moore on 25th June 2018

Kevin Edmondson tragically lost his life in a racing accident with a competing boat yesterday during the final heat of the Offshore Circuit Racing Drivers Association (OCRDA) West Bay event.

Edmondson’s partner and co-driver, Annika Hawthorne was uninjured, as were the 2 other crew members involved in the collision.

Edmondson, 53 from Kent, made his racing debut in 2012 and has raced in Offshore Circuit Racing (OCR) and in Offshore Class 3 at national and international level in Sweden and Guernsey.

Kevin Edmondson racing at West Bay on Saturday – Photo: Mike Powell

Powerboat Racing World extends its deepest sympathy to Annika and to Kevin’s family.

Top Photo: Kevin Edmondson in Sweden during the 2015 UIM Class 3A World Championships 

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