V8 Supercars family member passes away

Tuesday 16th August, 2011 - 6:50pm


Lee Norrish

Lee Norrish

A popular member of the V8 Supercars Championship has tragically passed away overnight.

Lee Norrish, 34, provider of radios and communications to select teams for many years, passed away in his sleep last night.

The Sydneysider was the owner of the Racing Radios business that went to all V8 Supercars events until he sold it recently to Steve McCall.

Many of Norrish’s family and friends have posted condolences on his Facebook page, including V8 Supercars drivers Fabian Coulthard and Warren Luff.

“R.I.P – So shocked. My thoughts are with you and the family,” Coulthard wrote.

“We will forever miss you, rest in peace my friend,” Luff said.

Norrish is survived by his wife Melanie. comment policy reserves the right to deny any post that is abusive or offtopic. Users are encouraged to flag/report comments which should be removed.

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