Tributes have been pouring in on social media after legendary Motorsports figure Dave Price passed away at 75.
His family and friends are grieving his sudden departure, which was confirmed on Facebook through several posts.
Who was Dave Price?
Since then, people have paid their respects to him and offered deep condolences to his family during this difficult time.
It is with great sadness that we learn of Dave’s passing; let us explore what caused his demise and how it occurred.
Before any official announcement was made, some were speculating this was fake news.
But shortly after the incident, official tributes and condolences started appearing on Facebook from V-Moto Ltd, who shared: “So sorry to hear of the passing of Dave Price – an absolute honour to have worked with him on great projects.
Our deepest condolences to his family members. Rest in peace Dave.” The page also shared a touching picture of Dave with his team as part of its tribute.
What happened to Dave Price?
Dave Price began his racing career in Formula Three during the late 1970s, quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with.
Before moving onto British-based Aurora Series Formula One Cars, Nigel Mansell, Martin Brundle, Johnny Dumfries and Tiff Needell were just some of the talented drivers that came through his team – all of whom went on to achieve incredible success within their respective disciplines.
But Dave’s career did not stop there. Eventually, he managed teams in sportscar racing, such as Saubar Mercedes’ World Sportscar Championship team and Le Mans 24 hours winners.
Additionally, Dave served as Director of Racing at Brabham Formula One from 1991 until 1993.
According to reports, Dave Price passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2023.
As the founder of David Price Racing (DPR) and an influential figure in sport, many are curious as to the cause of his passing; however, we would like to remind our readers that no cause has yet been officially determined.
Furthermore, his family did not announce funeral or obituary arrangements at this time.