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Old 23-Mar-2014, 11:46 PM
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I have to put down a few words regarding this weekends DD races at Brands Hatch. As most will now know, my Big Brother Rod passed away on Feb 28th, he & me were virtually inseparable. He supported me at every meeting traveling with his wife in his own vehicle. Then spannering for me and anyone else that needed one of his huge hands.

He also loved a beer & was well known to be found in a clubhouse sampling their wares. His presence in the DD paddock was appreciated so much, that Trudi, Kev,P & Kev, E deemed it worthy to put a tribute to Rod in the Hottrax Program. Also RIP stickers for each riders bike.

But what really humbled Team Ghost, was the Rod Wilcock glass tankard that I was asked to present to the rider of the DD meeting. This trophy was arranged by the DD race committee.

I was extremely honored to be asked to pick a suitable rider and present the trophy. It was not an easy task, but the well deserved recipient was Phil Daruvala, better known as The Dentist or Phil the Drill. Thank you again DSC for making every member feel that little bit special.

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Old 24-Mar-2014, 12:03 AM
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Phil it was a privilege to have enjoyed Rod's company and an engraved Tankard seemed a very fitting trophy to bear his name
And only right that somebody close to him should get choose the recipient and also to present it to a worthy rider


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Old 24-Mar-2014, 11:56 AM
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Phil it was a privilege to have enjoyed Rod's company and an engraved Tankard seemed a very fitting trophy to bear his name
And only right that somebody close to him should get choose the recipient and also to present it to a worthy rider


Here here from all at Team Badger!!!


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Old 25-Mar-2014, 08:25 PM
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we'll all miss his friendly presence- he was 1 of the first to welcome the hippy in the corner- amused no end by my crap van + torn old tarp held up on 2 sticks- may his memory live on!!!
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Old 26-Mar-2014, 12:56 AM
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Lol Miles, you made him laugh, he liked you because you are a tryer.
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Old 26-Mar-2014, 10:11 PM
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Although we all wish we didnt have to rely on memories,it was a poignant and sobering weekend.Wonderfull to see deano embarking on an exciting chapter and just nice to see the respect and love due to Rod,even the sky shed a tear or two on brands!! I for one will treasure the memories of the past five or six years and in particular my wilco autos cup will always have pride of place.R.I.P Rod,good memories.oh and we still managed a mechanics joke!!! 5 or 10!!
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Old 31-Mar-2014, 09:24 AM
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Although we all wish we didnt have to rely on memories,it was a poignant and sobering weekend.Wonderfull to see deano embarking on an exciting chapter and just nice to see the respect and love due to Rod,even the sky shed a tear or two on brands!! I for one will treasure the memories of the past five or six years and in particular my wilco autos cup will always have pride of place.R.I.P Rod,good memories.oh and we still managed a mechanics joke!!! 5 or 10!!

You are a star Dave.
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