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Gary Britnell

February 12th 2014

It is with great sadness I have to report the death of one of my best friends, Gary Britnell.

He died peacefully at home with his family last night (11th Feb) after an 18 month fight with Cancer.

It was with Gary and Andy Britnell that it all began. Motorbase Performance started Tim and I running the two of them in the Porsche Carrera Cup in 2004. The team grew to where it is now from the two of them being my first drivers.

The three of us went back much further than that; we raced Sierra Cosworths, Escort Cosworths and TVR Tuscans together and we had a lot of fun along the way.

Gary had always been a car nut and loved Motorsport. He, along with Andy helped me to achieve my first big touring car goal of getting the two works BMW's from Schnitzer back in 2008 and in recent times Gary worked at Motorbase doing just about anything needed.

He had a great sense of humour; he could come up with a one liner that would end any conversation and I can say with hand on heart that I have had some of the funniest moments of my life with Gary Britnell.

I will miss him deeply as will every one at Motorbase and all that knew him. He was a great bloke, a very proud Father and my friend.

Thank You Gary.