Timothy Cathcart

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Timothy Cathcart
Born(1994-07-07)7 July 1994
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Died15 August 2014(2014-08-15) (aged 20)
Fivemiletown, County Tyrone
OccupationRally driver
Years active2013-2014

Timothy Cathcart (7 July 1994 15 August 2014) was a Northern Irish rally driver from Enniskillen who was killed at the 2014 Todds Leap Ulster Rally, a round of the 2014 British Rally Championship season, after his car, a Citroën DS3 R3T left the road and crashed near Fivemiletown. Timothy was from a family steeped in rallying history and started his rallying career in the Rallysport Association Championship, competing in a Vauxhall Nova and winning a number of events in his class. He was into his second year in the British Rally Championship and was tipped to be a future talent in British and potentially World Rallying. [1]

Cathcart's co-driver Dai Roberts was injured and airlifted to a Belfast hospital but made a full recovery. Dai's brother Gareth Roberts, also a co-driver, died in a similar accident at the Targa Florio in June 2012.

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  1. "Timothy Cathcart death: Tributes paid to rally crash victim". BBC News Northern Ireland. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014.