It is with deep regret that the organisers of Wales Rally GB confirm that Michael Park (39) of Newent, Gloucestershire, UK, co-driver in car number 8 has been fatally injured following an accident in Special Stage 15, Margam.Michael Park's family have been informed.The
driver of car number 8, Markko Martin is uninjured.
Margam 1 has been stopped and Margam 2 will not be run. On the advice of the FIA Safety Delegate Special Stages 16 and 17, Resolfen 2 and Margam 2 will not run.
Competitors will return for the finish in Cardiff, scheduled for 14:00.
There will be no champagne celebrations at the finish and the post-event FIA press conference has been cancelled.
Press release Wales Rally GB