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Racing Community Shock After Death of Stephen ‘Dougo’ Douglas

February 13, 2023 12:27 pm in by
 
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The racing community in regional Victoria is in mourning after experienced driver Stephen Douglas, nicknamed Dougo, died during the annual Daylesford Chivers Memorial Race on Saturday night.
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The 48-year-old reportedly had a freak accident after hitting a fence, rolling upside down, before two competing drivers crashed into his vehicle. 
 
A GoFundMe has been set up, by committee member of the Nyora Raceway Mathew Reddecliffe, to assist in paying for his funeral and support his partner, Sandra.  
 
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A second man was injured in the crash and taken to Ballarat hospital with upper body injuries. 
 
Police are investigating and will prepare a report for the coroner. 
 
Image: Douglas earlier in the day at Dayelsford Speedway, Facebook. 
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