Roger had been participating in the
Unfortunately, on lap eight he ran wide going through the sweeping section called Hondenvlok and caught the guard rail. His car was flipped over and continued to slide down the track for another 80 yards before coming to a rest. The car ignited and was soon engulfed in flames.
This tragic event is often overlooked, with the sad loss of
As a very young boy I know Roger, I lived two doors away on Humberstone Rd, read somewhere on the net he had a sister, sorry can’t remember her. His mother was always nice to me, considering I was a scruffy street kid, must have seen my first TV in their flat? above the cafe, she ran. Don’t recall his dad much was he an american or a cockney??
But what I discovered today was that Roger was born 02/02/1948 and me 02/02/1947, did’ent know we shared the same birthday.