NZ V8 star Jason Richards dies
NEW ZEALAND V8 Supercar driver Jason Richards has died after a 14-month battle with cancer.
He was 35.
V8 Supercar officials and Holden confirmed Richards died on Thursday night at his home in Melbourne.
He had been fighting a rare and aggressive form of cancer called adrenocortical carcinoma.
Richards was a three-time Bathurst 1000 runner-up, and won three New Zealand touring car championships prior to moving into the Australian V8 series in 2001.