|5 August 1968
||15 September 2007
Colin Steele McRae, MBE (August 5, 1968 - September 15, 2007) was a Scottish World Rally Championship driver, the son of five-time British Rally Champion, Jimmy McRae and older brother of professional driver Alister McRae. He won the world driver's title in 1995, was championship runner-up in 1996, 1997 and 2001, and third in 1998.
He helped Subaru to the Manufacturers' title in 1995, 1996 and 1997, and Citroën in 2003. He was appointed MBE (Member of the Order of British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996.
It has been widely reported that McRae is suspected of being killed in a helicopter crash on 15 September 2007 but the identity of all four victims of the crash has yet to be officially confirmed by police . It is however believed that his son was with him in the helicopter.
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Signed on 21 July 2016 by: mike
You where the GREATEST!!!
Loved your driving style!
Signed on 29 December 2011 by: Colin N
Colin, I've always followed your career with voltage and with jealous you're still a great role model for me ever.
Rest in peace
Signed on 1 March 2010 by: mike m
Mein Beileid !!
Wir haben nicht nur einen herausragenden Sportler verloren, sondern auch ein Idol und ein Lebensgefühl, das uns dieser Mensch mit seiner Tätigkeit vermittelt hat.
Er wird nie Sterben, für mich lebt er nach wie vor weiter.
Signed on 1 March 2010 by: mike
a great guy with a mass of Pontential in the Rally Cross arts.
I can't forgott him he will never die for me, he live on my heart further.
I hope the Man take a look to us on our little world - and shows what have the world lost
R.I.P Colin you will never die !!
Signed on 25 February 2010 by: Kim Marwede
He was a real champion of the Rallye-Motorsport, and I can´t believe he´s gone so early of his young life. Every time when i watch the WRC on TV i remember you. I miss you and you will alway live in my and the thousands of other fans hearts and minds! Rest in peace! Kim Marwede Kassel/Germany
Signed on 20 February 2010 by: sebastian_germany
I've just read about this horrible accident and was not able to believe it's true. May he rest in peace. amen.
Signed on 14 February 2010 by: jack schick
Rest in peace pal
Signed on 19 December 2009 by: Sören
he was an inspiring example for me..
why i hear about his dead 2 years later ? i cant believe it ...
deepest consolentes ...
Sören & Simon Fredericksen
we willnever forget u <3
Signed on 17 September 2009 by: Cian
Thank you Colin, you were a true legend and a thrill to watch.
Signed on 15 September 2009 by: Elke
2 years on and I still can't believe you're not around anymore...
You'll always be in our hearts!
Signed on 13 September 2009 by: Steve
Schade, schade, schade,...
Er hat ihn bekannt gemacht. Er war DIE Grösse in diesem Sport. Ohne Ihn ist es wirklich nicht mehr dasselbe.
Wir vermissen Euch...
Mögen sie alle in Frieden ruhen...
Signed on 2 September 2009 by: darky
Durch ihn wurde der Rallysport erst richtig bekannt auf der Welt.
Möge er in Frieden ruhen.
Ich möchte hier mein herzliches Beileid für seinen Angehörigen aussprechen.
Matthias ; Munich/Germany
Signed on 26 June 2009 by: rob baijens
thanx for the thrills
Signed on 18 April 2009 by: Manuel Fernando Ribeiro da Silva
I wish the condolences to the family.
Colin was is idol, and all the world lose a great driver and man.
Signed on 8 April 2009 by: Dave
My condoleances to Colins family and also to the family,s of Richard Burns and Micheal'Beef'Park.Rallying isn,t the same without these guys.
Signed on 7 April 2009 by: Gabriele
Colin McRae Rally, un videogioco. Mi è bastato un banale videogioco per innamorarmi di te e ogni volta che correvi in una gara ero felice. Ma ora tutto è finito e perfino il videogioco a cambiato nome. Grazie Colin, mi hai fatto appassionare a questo sport e di te non ci dimenticheremo mai!
Signed on 11 February 2009 by: Chris Hawes
My Heart is with the families and close friends. I wish he was still alive, he was an icon in the rallying world. His body will rot but the memory of him will remain on this soul. So tell your kids and grandkids about him. Spread the word that a great person passed away. Chris
Signed on 2 January 2009 by: Hubi
Mein herzliches Beileid an die Familie der besten Rallyfahrer aller Zeiten.
Signed on 13 December 2008 by: Renato
il tempo passa ma la tristezza rimane sempre. grazie per tutte le emozioni che ci hai regalato nella tua carriera.
Signed on 4 December 2008 by: Paire Ivan
...mi hai fatto innamorare dannatamente dei rally,ero un bimbo la prima volta che ti ho visto capottare al Motor Show di Bologna,sei entrato nel mio cuore e per sempre resterai!
Ogni volta che assaporo l'odore della polvere col casco in testa ed il sudore che cola penso che il Rally è uno sport meraviglioso e te ne sei stato il miglior interprete. Grazie Colin Forever in my Heart!
Signed on 30 November 2008 by: Marco
A oltre un anno dalla tua scomparsa, ancora sono incredulo...sarai sempre il più grande!!
Signed on 16 November 2008 by: Antonio da Pianopoli
Non si può finire così...non per uno come te che ha rischiato tante volte in gara ed è riuscito sempre ad uscirne vittorioso...resterai nel cuore Colin RIP
Signed on 5 November 2008 by: Giacomo
Eri un grandissimo del Rally, ci dispiace davvero tanto.
You were one the Best, we'll miss your driving.
Signed on 2 November 2008 by: Soeren
Obwohl es bereits mehr als ein Jahr her ist bin ich immer noch betroffen. Das noch 3 weitere Person ums Leben kamen ist umso tragischer als, dass sein kleiner Sohn dabei war...das Leben ist leider doch ungerecht.
Signed on 16 October 2008 by: Chris
Er war uns allen immer ein Vorbild und er fehlt uns allen sehr... Colin du warst der Beste!!!